Dhanbad has given birth to a lot of stars including the model and actress Meenakshi Sheshadri. No doubt they are inspired by the locale of Dhanbad, it's people and it's culture.
Meenakshi Seshadri (Shashikala Seshadri): Sheshadri who made her Bollywood debut in 1983 film ‘Painter Babu’, is from Dhanbad. Her award-winning performance as Damini Gupta in the 1993 film “Damini” has remained etched in the minds of the audience.
Meiyang Chang: There are a lot of fans of this generation next Indian-Chinese who has made his mark in leading Yash Raj films. He has been the first runner-up in the 6th season of Fear Factor, a famous TV show.
Yogeeta Bali: This Hindi actress too is a famous personality from Dhanbad who has to her credit lots of films from 1971 onwards.
Zeishan Quadri: Born in 1983, this multi-talented young man is an actor, writer, director and producer.
Pradeep Sarkar: Inspired by Tagore and the colors of Dhanbad, he is yet another famous personality who established the Dhanbad Arts Foundation in 1991 to promote young talent.