When Indian Actors Made It To Time Cover

Explore the list of Indian celebrities who have been featured on the cover of Time magazine, along with discovering the trailblazer who became the first Indian to achieve this milestone. Photo Credit: @vaishnavpraveen/Instagram

Parveen Babi

Parveen Babi made the first appearance of a Bollywood star on the cover of Time magazine almost fifty years ago, in 1976.  Photo

Aishwarya Rai

After that, there was Aishwarya Rai. In the cover photo of a 2003 issue of Time magazine, the actor grinned while facing the camera.

Shah Rukh Khan

Next in 2004, the cover of Time Asia's Heroes: 20 Under 40 issue featured Shah Rukh Khan.

Aamir Khan

Time had Aamir Khan on their cover in both 2012 and 2013. His close-up photo appeared on the cover of the "Khan's Quest" issue from 2012.

Aamir Khan

Once more, Khan was listed as one of the top 100 influential people in the world on the cover in 2013.

Priyanka Chopra

In 2016, Priyanka Chopra appeared on the cover of Time's edition, featuring the 100 most influential people.

Deepika Padukone

In 2023, Deepika appeared on the Time cover dressed in a beige pantsuit. All Image Credit: Reddit/BollyBlindsNGossip

Alia Bhatt

On April 17, Alia Bhatt was included in Time's list of the 100 most influential people of 2024. Photo Credit: Alia Bhatt/ Instagram