Indians are argumentative by nature and it is this inherent quality that has played a vital role in shaping India in its present form. With a rich civilization heritage of over 5000 years Indians are probably among the few people in the world who have a continuous uninterrupted past. The Indian nationality consists of many regional ethno-linguistic groups, reflecting the rich and complex history of India. The history of the Indian people goes back to the Indus Valley Civilization and since then there have been many Indians who have left their lasting legacy in different fields, be it philosophy, science, arts, culture and sports. Great philosophers like Buddha and Mahavira showed people an alternative way of life and gave birth to new religions. Ancient Indian mathematicians Aryabhata, Bhaskara and Brahmagupta invented the concept of zero and the decimal system.  Great Indian writers like Kalidasa, Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore and others vividly portrayed the social life during their era and made the world of literature a lot richer by their contribution.

Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra
(Actress)

18 July 1982

Narendra ModiNarendra Modi
(Prime Minister of India)

17 September 1950

Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi
(Leader of Indian Independence Movement)

02 October 1869

Virat KohliVirat Kohli
(Cricketer)

05 November 1988

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
(Actress)

15 March 1993

Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
(Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited)

19 April 1957

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone
(Actress)

13 May 1981

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi

19 November 1917

Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan
(Film actor)

02 November 1965

Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
(Actor)

05 January 1986

B. R. AmbedkarB. R. Ambedkar

14 April 1891

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
(CEO of Google Inc)

12 July 1972

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MadhubalaMadhubala
(Actress)

14 February 1933

Sachin TendulkarSachin Tendulkar
(Cricketer)

24 April 1973

Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)

14 November 1889

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Bhagat SinghBhagat Singh
(Revolutionary)

27 September 1907

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
(Indian playback singer)

04 August 1929

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Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
(Film actor)

11 October 1942

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
(Actor)

16 August 1970

Priyanka GandhiPriyanka Gandhi
(Politician, Daughter of Rajiv Gandhi)

12 January 1972

Urmila MatondkarUrmila Matondkar
(Actress)

04 February 1974

Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
(Former Prime Minister of India)

20 August 1944

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
(Actor, Director, Producer)

14 March 1965

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Ranbir KapoorRanbir Kapoor
(Actor)

28 September 1982

Kareena KapoorKareena Kapoor
(Actress)

21 September 1980

Jaggi VasudevJaggi Vasudev
(Yoga Guru)

03 September 1957

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai
(Actress)

01 November 1973

Sonia GandhiSonia Gandhi
(President of Congress Party)

09 December 1946

Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
(Actress)

15 May 1967

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Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)

22 December 1887

Samantha AkkineniSamantha Akkineni
(Actress)

28 April 1987

Rohit SharmaRohit Sharma
(Cricketer)

30 April 1987

Anil AmbaniAnil Ambani
(Chairman of Reliance ADA Group)

04 June 1959

Varun DhawanVarun Dhawan
(Actor)

24 April 1987

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose

23 January 1897

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Lilly SinghLilly Singh
(YouTuber, Rapper, Actress and Comedian)

26 September 1988

Rakul Preet SinghRakul Preet Singh
(Actress, Model)

10 October 1990

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu
(Actor)

09 August 1975

ShivajiShivaji
(King)

19 February 1627

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
(Poet and Author)

07 May 1861

Anushka SharmaAnushka Sharma
(Actress)

01 May 1988

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Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
(Actor)

10 January 1974

Swami VivekanandaSwami Vivekananda
(Leader)

12 January 1863

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
(Former Prime Minister of India)

02 October 1904

Vijay MallyaVijay Mallya
(Entrepreneur, Politician)

18 December 1955

AkbarAkbar
(Mughal Emperor)

14 October 1542

Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)

25 December 1924

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Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor
(Actor, Dancer)

25 February 1981

Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh
(Former Prime Minister of India)

26 September 1932

Nita AmbaniNita Ambani
(Chairperson of Reliance Foundation)

01 November 1963

Dawood IbrahimDawood Ibrahim
(Criminal)

27 December 1955

Lata MangeshkarLata Mangeshkar

28 September 1929

Dhirubhai AmbaniDhirubhai Ambani

28 December 1932

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DharmendraDharmendra
(Actor)

08 December 1935

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
(Model)

01 September 1970

Manjul KhattarManjul Khattar
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)

20 July 1998

Dilip KumarDilip Kumar

11 December 1922

Azim PremjiAzim Premji
(Business Tycoon)

24 July 1945

AshokaAshoka
(Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty)

0304 BC

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Yuvraj SinghYuvraj Singh
(Cricketer)

12 December 1981

Ratan Tata Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)

28 December 1937

Suresh RainaSuresh Raina
(Cricketer)

27 November 1986

The Great KhaliThe Great Khali
(Professional Wrestler)

27 August 1972

KajolKajol
(Actress)

05 August 1974

Ram Nath KovindRam Nath Kovind
(14th President of India)

01 October 1945

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Chandragupta MauryaChandragupta Maurya
(Founder of the Maurya Empire)

0340 BC

Sai Baba of ShirdiSai Baba of Shirdi
(Spiritual Guru)

28 September 1835

AryabhataAryabhata

0476 AD

Waheeda RehmanWaheeda Rehman
(Actress)

03 February 1938

Sidharth MalhotraSidharth Malhotra
(Actor)

16 January 1985

Sania MirzaSania Mirza
(Indian Tennis Star)

15 November 1986

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AurangzebAurangzeb
(Mughal Emperor)

04 November 1618

Shah JahanShah Jahan
(Mughal Emperor)

05 January 1592

Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
(Politician, Animal Rights Activist)

26 August 1956

In modern times too Indians have been trailblazers in many fields. Mahatama Gandhi gave the novel concept of Ahimsa and led the world on to the path of non violence.  Artists such as Ravi Shankar and Bhimsen Joshi made us aware of rich Indian musical heritage. In the field of sports, people such as Vishwanathan Anand and Sachin Tendulkar reached the pinnacle of their profession and inspired us to achieve similar feats. This section is dedicated to all such Indians who have excelled in their chosen field and have made India proud.