Indian Celebrities Born In July

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Priyanka Chopra
153
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

The Winner of Miss World 2000; a successful actress in Hindi films; the owner of production house that promotes regional Indian cinema and the first Indian actor to play the lead character in an American television show – Priyanka Chopra’s list of achievements is long. The popular star is also a singer, a tech investor and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

 2 
M. S. Dhoni
(Cricketer)
M. S. Dhoni
103
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Former Indian international cricketer M. S. Dhoni captained the Indian national team from 2007 to 2016. He played as a right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper. With more than 10,000 runs scored, he is one of the highest run-scorers in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He also became the first wicket-keeper to effect 100 stumpings in ODI cricket.

 3 
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
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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.

 4 
Sanjay Dutt
(Actor, Film producer)
Sanjay Dutt
25
Birthdate: July 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi movies. One of the most popular actors in India, Dutt is also known for his off-screen controversies; he was arrested in 1993 for possessing illegal weapons. His life and career inspired the 2018 biographical film Sanju where he was played by Ranbir Kapoor.

 5 
Suriya
(Actor who had his first major commercial success with the thriller, Kaakha Kaakha (2003))
Suriya
20
Birthdate: July 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 6 
Kriti Sanon
(Indian Actress Who Works in Hindi and Telugu-language Films)
Kriti Sanon
24
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress best known for her work in Bollywood. Apart from being an actress, Sanon also endorses several brands and has launched her own clothing line as well. Over the years, Kriti Sanon has won many awards, such as the International Indian Film Academy Awards and Filmfare Award.

 7 
Azim Premji
(Business Tycoon)
Azim Premji
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi

Business magnate Azim Premji revolutionized the Indian software industry with Wipro Limited. Twice listed to Time 100, he transformed his vegetable oil and soap manufacturing company to a leading IT solutions brand, through marked diversification. He owns a non-profit foundation and is the first Indian to join The Giving Pledge.

 8 
Kiara Advani
(Actress)
Kiara Advani
35
Birthdate: July 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 9 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(Indian Independence Activist and One Third of the 'Lal Bal Pal' Triumvirate)
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maharashtra, India
Died: September 1, 1920
Indian nationalist and freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak, also known as Lokmanya Tilak, promoted the concept of Swaraj, or self-rule. He was part of the freedom-fighter trio know as Lal Bal Pal, along with fellow Indian National Congress members Lala Lajpat Rai and Bipin Chandra Pal.
 10 
J. R. D. Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Chairman of the ‘Tata Group’)
J. R. D. Tata
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 29, 1993
An aviation pioneer, J. R. D. Tata channeled the Tata Group for over five decades, leading to the expansion of India's largest industrial empire. He was honoured with the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, two of India's highest civillian awards. He was also honored with French Legion of Honour twice. 
 11 
K. Kamaraj
(Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1954-63))
K. Kamaraj
68
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: October 2, 1975
 12 
Munshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)
Munshi Premchand
77
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 8, 1936
Indian author Dhanpat Rai Srivastava, better known by his pseudonym, Munshi Premchand, was one of the most celebrated Hindi-language writers of the 20th century. He initially wrote as Nawab Rai. Some of his greatest works include the novels Godaan, Idgah, and Karmabhoomi. He also wrote short stories and plays. 
 13 
Sourav Ganguly
(Former Indian National Cricket Team Captain and 39th President of the 'BCCI')
Sourav Ganguly
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Considered India's most successful Test captain, legendary cricketer Sourav Ganguly, nicknamed Maharaj, was also arguably one of the best one-day batsmen of his time. Also known as the God of the Off Side, he now heads the BCCI as its president. He was initially also a talented footballer.

 14 
K. S. Chithra
(Indian Playback Singer and Carnatic Musician)
K. S. Chithra
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Padma Shri- and Padma Bhushan-winning legendary Indian singer K. S. Chithra is also a 6-time National Award winner. Trained in Carnatic music, she earned a government music scholarship. A star in the South Indian music scene, she also gained recognition with her Hindi tracks such as Kehna Hi Kya.  

 15 
Sunil Gavaskar
(One of the Greatest Opening Batsmen of All Time)
Sunil Gavaskar
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Sunil Gavaskar is an Indian former professional cricket player who represented the national team during the 1970s and 1980s. Considered one of the greatest batsmen in Test cricket history, Sunil Gavaskar was the first batsman to score over 10,000 runs in Test cricket. He also set many world records and held the record for most Test centuries for nearly 20 years.

 16 
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
(Investor, Trader)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
18
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: August 14, 2022

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was an Indian investor and businessman. One of the richest businessmen in India, Jhunjhunwala was referred to as the King of Bull Market and the Warren Buffett of India. He served as the chairman of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd and Aptech Limited. He was a promoter of India's newest airline, Akasa Air

 17 
Chandra Shekhar Azad
(Indian Revolutionary Who Reorganised Hindustan Socialist Republican Association)
Chandra Shekhar Azad
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Badarka, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: February 27, 1931

Chandra Shekhar Azad joined India’s freedom struggle against the British after being deeply affected by the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Born Chandra Shekhar Tiwari, he declared himself as Azad when arrested in connection with Gandhiji’s non-cooperation movement. He shot himself to death to escape being held captive by the British.

 18 
Sonu Sood
(Indian Actor Who Works Predominantly in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada Films.)
Sonu Sood
6
Birthdate: July 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moga, Punjab, India

Sonu Sood is an Indian film actor, producer, and humanitarian. He has played important roles in films of various languages. A well-known philanthropist, Sonu Sood helped save many lives during the COVID-19 pandemic for which he was presented the SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award. He is also credited with establishing the Sood Charity Foundation which aims at helping those in need.

 19 
Mangal Pandey
(Indian Soldier Who Played an Important Role During the Time of the Indian Rebellion of 1857)
Mangal Pandey
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1827
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: April 8, 1857
Indian soldier Mangal Pandey was a significant figure in the Indian rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny, or First War of Independence. Pandey was a sepoy of the British East India Company’s 34th BNI Regiment. His life inspired the Bollywood movie Mangal Pandey: The Rising
 20 
Armaan Malik
(Singer)
Armaan Malik
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mumbai

Armaan Malik is an Indian singer, record producer, songwriter, actor, and voice-over artist. In 2015, he won two Global Indian Music Academy Awards (GiMA), becoming the youngest singer to win a couple of debut awards at GiMA. He has also received other prestigious awards like Stardust Award, Filmfare R. D. Burman Award, and South Indian International Movie Award. 

 21 
Harbhajan Singh
(Indian Retired Cricketer, Commentator and One of the Best Spinners of His Era)
Harbhajan Singh
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian professional cricket player. He was part of Indian cricket teams which won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Renowned for his aggressive persona and style of play, Harbhajan Singh is considered one of the greatest Indian off-spin bowlers of all time. In 2009, he was honored with the Padma Shri award. 

 22 
Sonu Nigam
(Actor, Singer, Composer)
Sonu Nigam
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Faridabad

Sonu Nigam is an Indian singer, actor, and music director. Nicknamed The Lord of Chords, Sonu is widely regarded as one of the world's best live performers. He is credited with recording over 4000 songs in several Indian languages. He has also won many prestigious awards, such as Filmfare Awards, National Award, and Indian Television Academy Awards.

 23 
Shirley Setia
(Singer, Actress)
Shirley Setia
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Daman, India
 24 
Ranveer Singh
(Actor)
Ranveer Singh
18
Birthdate: July 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
 25 
Ahmed Deedat
(Writer)
Ahmed Deedat
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surat
Died: August 8, 2005

Ahmed Deedat was a South African public speaker and writer of Indian descent. A popular Muslim missionary, Deedat is remembered for his inter-religious public debates with Christians. He is credited with establishing an Islamic missionary organization called IPCI. In 1986, he was honored for his missionary work with the prestigious King Faisal International Prize.  

 26 
Raghav Juyal
(Indian Dancer Known for His Surreal Dance Moves and Slow Motion Style)
Raghav Juyal
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: July 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Raghav Juyal is an Indian dancer, actor, and television presenter. He is best known for reinventing and popularizing the Slow Motion Walk dance move in India. He is nicknamed King of Slow Motion for his unusual dance moves that look like a slow-motion video clip. He has appeared in many Indian dance films like ABCD 2 and Street Dancer 3D.

 27 
Soundarya
(Actress)
Soundarya
7
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: April 17, 2004
 28 
Rajnath Singh
(Politician)
Rajnath Singh
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chandauli district

The current Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh has previously held other important portfolios, such as home affairs and agriculture. He has also been a BJP president and the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Born into a farmer’s family, he worked as a physics lecturer before he joined the RSS.

 29 
Rinke Khanna
(Actress)
Rinke Khanna
9
Birthdate: July 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Rinkle Khanna, better known by her screen name, Rinke Khanna, the younger daughter of Indian actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, gained fame with her debut film, Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi. She has also starred in the Tamil film Majunu and is now married to entrepreneur Sameer Saran.
 30 
Mukesh
(Singer who won National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his song "Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai" from the film Rajnigandha)
Mukesh
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: August 27, 1976
 31 
Bidhan Chandra Roy
(Political Leader, Physician)
Bidhan Chandra Roy
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bankipore
Died: July 1, 1962

Bidhan Chandra Roy was an Indian educationist, physician, statesman, philanthropist, and freedom fighter. Widely regarded as the chief designer of modern West Bengal, Roy founded several institutions and four cities in the state. He also served as West Bengal's chief minister from 1948 to 1962. In 1961, Bidhan Chandra Roy was honored with India's highest civilian award, The Bharat Ratna.

 32 
Hariprasad Chaurasia
(Indian Classical Flautist)
Hariprasad Chaurasia
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Allahabad

Indian flutist Hariprasad Chaurasia, a major figure of Hindustani classical music, is known for taking the Indian bansuri to the international stage. Born in Allahabad, he hid his musical aspirations from his father, who wanted him to take up wrestling. He grew up to became a luminary of the Senia gharana.

 33 
Bharti Singh
(Stand-up comedian)
Bharti Singh
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
 34 
William Makepeace Thackeray
(Author & Novelist)
William Makepeace Thackeray
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: December 24, 1863
 35 
Yuzvendra Chahal
(Indian International Cricketer Who Plays as a Bowler)
Yuzvendra Chahal
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jind, Haryana, India
 36 
Aruna Asaf Ali
(Indian Independence Activist, Educator)
Aruna Asaf Ali
23
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kalka, Punjab, India
Died: July 29, 1996
 37 
Gulzarilal Nanda
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Gulzarilal Nanda
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: January 15, 1998

Gulzarilal Nanda was the acting prime minister of India after the deaths of sitting prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 and Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966. The Bharat Ratna winner had previously been jailed twice for his participation in Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation Movement. He had also been an economics professor.

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Vijay Antony
(Singer, Composer)
Vijay Antony
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nagercoil

Initially a sound engineer, Vijay Antony later rose to become a prominent music director of the Tamil film industry. Known for his music in films such as Vettaikaaran and Kadhalil Vizhunthen, he later stepped into acting with Naan. He won the Golden Lion at Cannes for his track Naaka Mukka.

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Suman Ranganathan
(Actress)
Suman Ranganathan
2
Birthdate: July 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
 40 
Alok Nath
(Actor)
Alok Nath
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Khagaria, Bihar, India
 41 
Kailash Kher
(Singer, Composer)
Kailash Kher
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meerut

Indian singer Kailash Kher is known for his unique style of music inspired by folk and Sufi music. Born to a folk singer in Meerut, he later moved to Mumbai and began his career with jingles. The two-time Filmfare Award winner now also has a Padma Shri in his kitty.

 42 
Syama Prasad Mookerjee
(Indian Politician)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: June 23, 1953
 43 
Evelyn Sharma
(Actress who made her Bollywood debut in the 2012 film From Sydney with Love and shot to success with Ayan Mukerji's Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)
Evelyn Sharma
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
 44 
Shiv Nadar
(Founder and Chairman Emeritus of IT Company 'HCL Technologies Limited')
Shiv Nadar
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu, India

Padma Bhushan-winning Indian billionaire businessman Shiv Nadar is known as the founder and chairman of the IT company HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. While he transformed HCL from an IT hardware company into an IT enterprise, by 2021, he also turned himself into the third-richest Indian.

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Gracy Singh
(Indian Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Films: 'Lagaan' and 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S')
Gracy Singh
2
Birthdate: July 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India

Gracy Singh is an Indian actress best known for portraying the role of Gauri in the 2001 musical sports film Lagaan. She then went on to play another prominent role in the popular comedy-drama film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Gracy Singh is also a trained Odissi and Bharatnatyam dancer. 

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Guru Dutt
(Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer)
Guru Dutt
5
Birthdate: July 9, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bangalore
Died: October 10, 1964
 47 
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
Birthplace: Telangana, Hyderabad, India
 48 
Jugal Hansraj
(Actor)
Jugal Hansraj
1
Birthdate: July 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai
 49 
Archana Chandhoke
(Television presenter)
Archana Chandhoke
1
Birthdate: July 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St Isabels hospital Chennai, India
 50 
Vishnu Vishal
(Actor)
Vishnu Vishal
5
Birthdate: July 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India