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P. V. Sindhu
(The First and Only Indian to Become the Badminton World Champion)
P. V. Sindhu
76
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer

P. V. Sindhu is an Indian badminton player. In 2016, she won the Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first Indian woman to receive an Olympic silver. Sindhu became a national icon following her performance in the 2016 Olympics. In January 2020, she was honored with the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.

 2 
Tabu
(actor, model)
Tabu
19
Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Tabu is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu film industries. One of the most celebrated actresses of her generation, Tabu is renowned for playing unconventional roles. In 2011, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Indian Government. She has also received other prestigious awards, such as National Film Awards.

 3 
Satya Nadella
(Chairman & CEO of 'Microsoft')
Satya Nadella
24
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse 'The American Dream'.

 4 
Sushmita Sen
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)
Sushmita Sen
15
Birthdate: November 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Mohammad Azharuddin
(Former Indian International Cricketer Who Played as a Batsman)
Mohammad Azharuddin
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Mohammad Azharuddin, also known as Azhar, was the captain of the Indian cricket team for much of the 1990s. He made headlines for his affair with actor-model Sangeeta Bijlani, which later culminated in marriage. He was later banned from cricket for match-fixing. He also became an Indian National Congress MP.
 6 
Sarojini Naidu
(Indian Political Activist, Poet and 1st Governor of United Provinces)
Sarojini Naidu
78
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1949

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian poet and political activist. An important figure in the Indian Independence Movement, she was a proponent of anti-imperialistic ideas, women's rights, and civil rights. Her illustrious career as a poet earned her the nickname Nightingale of India. After India became independent, she became the first woman to hold the office of Governor in the Dominion of India.

 7 
N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
(Actor, Dancer)
N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
22
Birthdate: May 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus

Nicknamed the Young Tiger and Jr. NTR, N. T. Rama Rao Jr. is the grandson of legendary Telugu actor-politian N.T. Rama Rao. A talented Kuchipudi dancer in his youth, he was a child actor, too. Now known for films such as Nannaku Prematho and Yamadonga, he also won two Filmfare Awards.

 8 
Shabana Azmi
(Indian Actress Known for Her Portrayals of Distinctive, Often Unconventional Female Characters Across Several Genres)
Shabana Azmi
6
Birthdate: September 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo

Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress best known for playing eccentric and unconventional characters. One of the most acclaimed and celebrated actresses, Azmi has won several prestigious awards, including a record five National Film Awards under the Best Actress category. In 2012, Shabana Azmi was honored with India's third-highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan.

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Ram Gopal Varma
(Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter)
Ram Gopal Varma
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
 10 
Vivek Oberoi
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Vivek Oberoi
5
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Varun Tej
(Actor)
Varun Tej
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Diana Hayden
(Actress)
Diana Hayden
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Harsha Bhogle
(Indian Cricket Commentator and Journalist)
Harsha Bhogle
5
Birthdate: July 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer

Widely known as the voice of Indian cricket, Harsha Bhogle has revolutionized Indian cricket commentary and been associated with ESPN since its early days in India. The IIM-A graduate also owns a sports-consultancy firm with his wife and has penned several books such as The Winning Way.

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Sai Dharam Tej
(Actor)
Sai Dharam Tej
5
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Shantanu Narayen
(CEO of Adobe)
Shantanu Narayen
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
 16 
Payal Rohatgi
(Actress)
Payal Rohatgi
4
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Kabir Khan
(author, film director, screenwriter)
Kabir Khan
0
Birthdate: 1971 AD
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Fatima Sana Shaikh
(Actress)
Fatima Sana Shaikh
23
Birthdate: January 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 19 
Tarun Kumar
4
Birthdate: January 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Dr Zakir Husain
(3rd President of India)
Dr Zakir Husain
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 3, 1969

Dr. Zakir Husain was the third President of India and  was the first President to die in office . During his lifetime, he helped found the National Muslim University which was later renamed Jamia Millia Islamia. He was honored with India's highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna in 1963.

 21 
Tanikella Bharani
(Indian Actor, Screenwriter, and Director Who has Worked in More than 750 Films)
Tanikella Bharani
3
Birthdate: July 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Madhavi
(Actress)
Madhavi
1
Birthdate: September 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 23 
Parupalli Kashyap
(The First Indian Badminton Player to Enter the Olympic Men’s Singles Quarterfinals)
Parupalli Kashyap
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo

A former world number 6, Indian badminton player Parupalli Kashyap is not just a Commonwealth gold medalist but has also been awarded the Arjuna Award. In 2012, he became the first Indian to enter the men’s singles quarterfinals at the Olympics. He is also badminton ace Saina Nehwal’s husband.

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Asaduddin Owaisi
(President of the 'All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen')
Asaduddin Owaisi
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
 25 
J. B. Kripalani
(Politician)
J. B. Kripalani
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 19, 1982
 26 
Deep Kalra
(Indian Businessman, Founder & Chairman of 'Makemytrip')
Deep Kalra
0
Listed In: Business People
 27 
B. Sai Praneeth
(Arjuna Award-Winning Indian Badminton Player)
B. Sai Praneeth
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo

B. Sai Praneeth scripted history as the first Indian badminton player in 36 years, after Prakash Padukone, to win a BWF World Championships medal. The Arjuna Award winner is also a former South Asian Games champion and a former world number 10 in men’s singles.

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Eijaz Khan
(Indian Actor Known for His Lead Roles in Balaji Telefilms Serials ‘Kkavyanjali’ and ‘Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa’)
Eijaz Khan
7
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Eijaz Khan is best known for his roles in Hindi TV serials of Bajali Telefilms, also known as “K-serials,” such as Kkusum, Kkoi Dil Mein Hai, and Kkavyanjali. He was later seen on the Sony TV show Yeh Moh Moh Ke Dhaagey and the Hotstar series Mayanagari-City of Dreams
 29 
VVS Laxman
(Former Indian International Cricketer and a Former Cricket Commentator and Pundit)
VVS Laxman
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
(Prince)
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
2
Birthdate: April 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 24, 1967
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Uday Kiran
(Actor)
Uday Kiran
5
Birthdate: December 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 6, 2014
 32 
Baseer Ali
(Reality Star Who Appeared on the 10th Season of Splitsvilla)
Baseer Ali
0
Birthdate: September 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
 33 
Ajit Khan
(Actor)
Ajit Khan
3
Birthdate: January 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 22, 1998
 34 
Sekhar Kammula
(Indian Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer)
Sekhar Kammula
2
Birthdate: February 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 35 
Mickey J Meyer
Mickey J Meyer
0
Listed In: Musicians
 36 
Udaya Bhanu
(TV Presenter and Film Actress Best Known for Her Works in Telugu Television Shows)
Udaya Bhanu
1
Birthdate: August 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 37 
Nagesh Kukunoor
(Film director, Actor, Film producer)
Nagesh Kukunoor
4
Birthdate: March 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
 38 
N. C. Karunya
(Playback singer)
N. C. Karunya
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
 39 
Naina Jaiswal
(Indian Table Tennis Player)
Naina Jaiswal
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
 40 
Tanusree Chakraborty
(Actress)
Tanusree Chakraborty
1
Birthdate: August 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
 41 
Sanjay Thumma
(Chef as Founder of the Cooking Website, vahrehvah.com)
Sanjay Thumma
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: April 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
 42 
Hemlata
(Singer)
Hemlata
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
 43 
Kanta Rao
(Actor)
Kanta Rao
1
Birthdate: November 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 22, 2009
 44 
Naini Narshimha Reddy
(Politician)
Naini Narshimha Reddy
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 22, 2020
 45 
Goreti Venkanna
(Indian Poet and Singer)
Goreti Venkanna
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

Poet and lyricist Goreti Venkanna is best known for penning the song Palle Kanneeru Pedutundo from the film Kubusam. A cultural icon of Telangana, he was also part of the separatist activities that led to the formation of the Indian state. He was later nominated to the Telangana Legislative Council.

 46 
Sandeep Goud
(Omani Cricketer Who Plays as a All-Rounder)
Sandeep Goud
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 47 
Ausaf Sayeed
(Diplomat)
Ausaf Sayeed
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
 48 
Mah Laqa Bai
(Poet)
Mah Laqa Bai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1768
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 31, 1824

Born to a courtesan mother in Aurangabad, as Chanda Bibi, Mah Laqa Bai mastered Deccani Kathak. She grew up to be a refined woman, skilled in everything from martial arts to poetry. Remembered for her fine ghazals and Urdu poetry, she was also the courtesan of the Nizam of Hyderabad.

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Tehmina Kaoosji
(Journalist)
Tehmina Kaoosji
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
 50 
Nandi Yellaiah
(Politician)
Nandi Yellaiah
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 8, 2020