Conducive Lagna, Rashi and Bhavas
The nature and strength of Lagna and Lagna lord in birth chart governs the personality, potentiality, status, name, fame and wealth of the individual. Those born in Venusian lagna /Rashi (Vrishabha and Tula), Mercurian Lagna/Rashi (Mithuna and Kanya), Karka and Simha Lagna/Rashi (ruled by Moon and Sun respectively) are more suited to films. The 2nd house of the horoscope rules over face, eyes, expressions and voice which are sine-qua-non for impressive and effective expressions and dialogue delivery. The 3rd house deals with determination and perseverance. The 4th house shows capability to grasp the intricacies of performing arts. The 5th house denotes creative and expressive talent of the individual and the 9th house (5th from 5th) denotes higher knowledge and providential help or luck. The 10th house denotes one's vocation, and gains therefrom is denoted by the 11th house. The planets in 11th house by their 7th aspect on the 5th house also stimulate creative and expressive talent of an individual.
Among the planets, Venus is the prime significator for handsome figure and talent in art, acting, singing, dancing, etc. A strong and well placed Venus in Lagna makes one handsome, gives aesthetic taste and inclines towards performing art. In 2nd, 4th, 5th and 10th house, Venus makes one an actor/singer and famous. Moon rules over mind, subjective perception and personality of the native. Moon in Venusian and Mercurian signs (Vrishabha/ Tula and Mithuna/Kanya respectively), Karka, Simha, Aquarius and Pisces gives artistic talent and emotional flexibility. Mercury, being karaka (significator) for speech, dance and drama, gives versatility and expressive talent to an individual. Its association or aspect with Venus makes one skilled in performing arts. The blessings of Jupiter give success, recognition, name, fame and wealth. Strong Jupiter in Lagna, 2nd, 5th, 9th, 10th or 11th house conjoined with, or aspected by, Venus and or Mercury gives success in films. The dasha -antardasha of these planets at appropriate age gives success in film line. Location of other Rajyogas in the horoscope gives early success., recognition and lasting name, fame and wealth.
Though Saturn represents all that is rough, tough and ugly, Uttarakalamrita (Ch. V, Sl. 50) assigns it the karakatwa of 'decorating one with dresses' as well. Saturn in Aquarius and Pisces gives flexibility of emotions and patient effort which are necessary for success. As Saturn represent public, its association with or favourable aspect with friendly Venus gives success in films with much fan following. Because of its characteristics of 'disguise' (Sl. 52) (behave differently from real), Rahu's connection with Venus or its location in Venusian signs in the horoscope inclines the individual to performing arts and films.
Among the planets in outer space and invisible to naked human eyes, Neptune is said to govern imagination and artistic temperament which is prerequisite for painters, musicians, poets and actors. The association or aspect of Neptune with Venus in Lagna, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 10th or 11th house gives capability for portraying different characters.
1-Film Actress Suraiya
Suraiya was the famous singing star of yester years. She was born in Simha lagna and Kanya Rashi. Lagna lord Sun is well placed in 11th house (Mithuna). Lord of 2nd and 11th house Mercury, and the 5th lord Jupiter are in 10th house. Moon is posited in 2nd house (Kanya) in own Nakshatra and is aspected by Jupiter, which gave her beautiful face, captivating smile and melodious voice. Neptune is located in Lagna. Venus, lord of 10th in 9th house, and Jupiter with Mercury in 10th house form Saraswati Yoga. She started her career as a child artist in Neechabhanga Yoga karaka Mars dasha and Mercury antardasha. She ruled supreme during Rahu dasha, posited in 9th house with 10th lord Venus and gave the result of Venus.
2. Actor Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar is the senior most hero of Hindi films. His lagna is Capricorn, and lagna lord Saturn is posited in 9th house ,in friendly sign (Kanya) along with Rahu (Shani vat Rahu). Yogakaraka Venus conjoins with 9th lord in 11th house and both aspect the 5th house. There is Buddhaditya yoga in the 11th house. Neptune is in 7th house and aspects lagna. Mars lord of 4th and 11th is in 2nd house aspected by Jupiter from 10th house, which blessed him with impressive dialogue delivery. He achieved major success in his career during the dasha of Rahu and Jupiter. Rahu is in 9th house with lagna lord Saturn, and Jupiter is in 10th house.
3. Actress Hema Malini
Hema Malini on her debut became famous as 'Dream Girl' of Indian cinema. Her lagna is Cancer. Lagna lord has full Pakshabala and posited in 9th. It forms Gajakesari Yoga with 9th lord Jupiter posited in its Mooltrikona rashi. Jupiter also aspects 10th house and Venus-Saturn combination in 2nd house. Neptune aspects her Moon. She has beautiful expressive eyes, which is an asset in acting and dancing. She entered films in Saturn dasha - Jupiter antardasha and became a star after her first film. 9th lord Jupiter aspects Saturn and Venus in the 2nd, and 10th house (career). She will remain associated with films during Venus dasha which lasts upto 2011.
4. Actor Rajni Kant
Rajni Kant is Leo born with Lagna lord Sun in 4th house, aspected by Saturn and Rahu. Saturn is with Ketu in 2nd house and Rahu in 8th Sun's dispositor Yogakaraka Mars is posited in 6th house. These factors gave him humble start in life. During the dasha of 5th lord Jupiter (1983-99), dispositor of Mercury and Venus in 5th house, and aspecting Lagna, 3rd and 11th house from its location in 7th house, he enjoyed great success in films and remained the most sought after actor in the South and in Bollywood, due to his typical style of acting and dialogue delivery.
5. Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is the most popular and highest paid actor of Hindi films at present. His lagna is Leo. The lagna lord Sun is debilitated in 3rd house but gets Neechabhanga as Saturn, which gets exalted there, is in Kendra from Lagna. Sun and Neptune are aspected by the 5th lord Jupiter, which has given him flair for acting, initiative, drive and tenacity to do his best. Venus is located in 5th house and aspected by 5th lord Jupiter. Mercury, lord of 2nd house, is posited in 4th house with Yogakaraka and Swakshetri Mars, giving him versatility in dialogue delivery. 10th lord Venus and 9th lord Mars aspect Jupiter in the 11th house. He had a meteoric rise in the dasha of 5th lord Jupiter (dispositor of Venus) which started in March, 1992 and operated till 2008. Saturn dasha forming Panchmahapurush yoga will keep him going forward.