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Tipu Sultan
(Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore Based in South India)
Tipu Sultan
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Birthdate: December 1, 1751
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 4, 1799
Tipu Sultan, or the “Tiger of Mysore,” ruled the Kingdom of Mysore from 1782 to 1799. Apart from improving his kingdom’s military arrangements, he also established a new calendar, a new land-revenue system, and a coinage system. He died while defending the fort of Seringapatam in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War.
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Nayanthara
(Actress)
Nayanthara
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Birthdate: November 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Prakash Raj
(Indian Actor, Director, Producer and Politician)
Prakash Raj
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Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Anil Kumble
(Indian Former Cricketer, Coach and Commentator)
Anil Kumble
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Prakash Padukone
(Former Indian Badminton Player Who Became the First Indian to Win the All England Open Badminton Championships)
Prakash Padukone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini

Arjuna Award- and Padma Shri-winning Indian badminton player and former world number 1, Prakash Padukone was the first to win the All-England Open Badminton Championship from India. A World Cup and Commonwealth Games champion, he co-owns Olympic Gold Quest. He is also known as Bollywood star Deepika Padukone’s father.

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Priyamani
(Actress)
Priyamani
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Birthdate: June 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Dino Morea
(Actor)
Dino Morea
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Birthdate: December 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Remo D'Souza
(Indian Dancer and Choreographer Known for Directing 3D Dance Based Film 'ABCD' and its Sequels)
Remo D'Souza
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries

Celebrated choreographer Remo D'Souza was a skilled athlete in his school days and quit studies after the 12th standard. The self-taught dancer revered Michael Jackson in his younger days. His choreography in Bajirao Mastani won him a National Award. He has also judged several seasons of Dance India Dance.

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
(Indian Entrepreneur, Executive Chairperson and Founder of 'Biocon Limited' and 'Biocon Biologics Limited')
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries

Biocon founder and chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a self-made billionaire entrepreneur who made it to Forbes’s Power Women 2020 list. Though she initially wished to be a brewer like her father, she later drifted to the biochemical industry. Apart from revolutionizing the Indian biopharma market, she also heads a charitable organization.

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Rhea Chakraborty
(Actress)
Rhea Chakraborty
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Birthdate: July 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

Rhea Chakraborty is an Indian actress and video jockey best known for her association with MTV India where she started her career. Chakraborty made headlines in 2020 when she became entangled in controversies surrounding fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide. Rajput's family accused Chakraborty of abetment of suicide and she received backlash on social media.

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Samyuktha Hegde
(Actress)
Samyuktha Hegde
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Birthdate: July 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Raai Laxmi
(Actress)
Raai Laxmi
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Birthdate: May 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Sanjay Khan
(Actor)
Sanjay Khan
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Birthdate: January 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Roger Binny
(Indian Former International Cricketer and 36th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India)
Roger Binny
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
 15 
Ashwini Ponnappa
(Indian Badminton Player Known for Her Successful Partnership with Jwala Gutta)
Ashwini Ponnappa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo

Known for her match-winning partnership with Jwala Gutta, Indian badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa was born to a hockey player father but chose badminton over hockey. A 2-time Commonwealth Games and a 4-time South Asian Games champion, she is also a former World Championship bronze winner.

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Tena Desae
(Actress)
Tena Desae
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Birthdate: February 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Suman Ranganathan
(Actress)
Suman Ranganathan
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Birthdate: July 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
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Kubbra Sait
(Actor)
Kubbra Sait
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Birthdate: July 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
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Richa Pallod
(Actress)
Richa Pallod
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Birthdate: August 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Rachita Ram
(Actress)
Rachita Ram
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Birthdate: October 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Kausalya
(Actress)
Kausalya
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Birthdate: December 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Geetha
(Actress)
Geetha
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Birthdate: July 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Prakash Belawadi
(Indian Theatre Artist, Director, Television and Media Personality)
Prakash Belawadi
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Film and theater actor Prakash Belawadi was born to theater artiste parents and thus grew up to follow in their footsteps. The Pratibha Bhushan-winning actor has been part of many Kannada and Hindi films, such as Airlift and Soorarai Pottru. He is also a qualified mechanical engineer.

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Sahar Biniaz
(Iranian-Canadian Actress and Beauty Pageant Titleholder Who Won Miss Universe Canada 2012)
Sahar Biniaz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Hamsalekha
(Indian Film Composer and Songwriter)
Hamsalekha
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Birthdate: June 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

Hamsalekha is an Indian songwriter and film composer who works predominantly for Kannada cinema. One of the most influential and celebrated music composers of the Kannada film industry, Hamsalekha is credited with popularizing Kannada songs in the rest of South India. He is the recipient of six Filmfare Awards, a National Film Award, and seven Karnataka State Film Awards.

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V. Harikrishna
(Indian Soundtrack Composer, Playback Singer and Film Producer)
V. Harikrishna
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Birthdate: November 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Aamani
(Actress)
Aamani
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Birthdate: November 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Rathi Arumugam
(Actress)
Rathi Arumugam
1
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
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Sharmila Nicollet
(Indian Professional Golfer)
Sharmila Nicollet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Varun Agarwal
(Entrepreneur, author who co-founded three companies and authored a national bestseller, How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded a Million Dollar Company)
Varun Agarwal
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Birthdate: December 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Anup Sridhar
(Arjuna Award-Winning Former Indian Badminton Player)
Anup Sridhar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries

Arjuna Award-winning retired Indian badminton player Anup Sridhar has won a bronze each in the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Championships. He stunned everyone when he defeated former world number 1, Taufik Hidayat, at the 2007 World Championships. He also participated at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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George Hill
(One of Seven Living Black Hat Chefs in Australia)
George Hill
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: May 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Paul Wilson
(Indian-Born Scottish Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Paul Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 18, 2017
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Anisha Padukone
(Professional Golfer, Sister of Deepika Padukone, Daughter of Prakash Padukone)
Anisha Padukone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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George Hill
(Racing driver)
George Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 20, 1967
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B. R. Sankeerth
(Canadian Badminton Player)
B. R. Sankeerth
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Mo Syed
(YouTube Content Creator)
Mo Syed
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo