Indian Celebrities Born In September

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Narendra Modi
(14th Prime Minister of India)
Narendra Modi
209
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India

The 14th PM of India, Narendra Modi, created history when he became the first prime minister outside of the Congress party to win two consecutive terms with a full majority; he achieved this feat in 2019. From Bharatiya Janata Party worker to India’s PM, Modi’s journey is remarkable. However, he’s been plagued by controversies too, including the handling of 2002 Gujarat riots.

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Bhagat Singh
(Revolutionary Hero of the Indian Independence Movement)
Bhagat Singh
64
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banga, Punjab, British India
Died: March 23, 1931

Bhagat Singh is one of the most revered freedom fighters of Indian Independence movement. His execution by the British rulers at a young age of 23 inspired many young people to join the freedom struggle. His life’s mission was to free India from colonial rule and his legacy as a symbol of bravery and patriotism continues to live on.

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Lata Mangeshkar
(One of the Greatest Playback Singers of India)
Lata Mangeshkar
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indore
Died: February 6, 2022

One of the most respected and best-known playback singers in India, Lata Mangeshkar is popularly known as the Nightingale of India. She had a long career of more than 60 years and was honoured with India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna..

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Akshay Kumar
(One of the Biggest and Most Popular Actors in Bollywood Known for His Versatility)
Akshay Kumar
58
Birthdate: September 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India

Akshay Kumar is one of the most popular and successful actors of Hindi cinema. He has been honored with several prestigious awards, such as Filmfare Awards, a National Film Award, and Padma Shri. Dubbed Indian Jackie Chan, Akshay Kumar is renowned for performing dangerous stunts in films.

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Ranbir Kapoor
43
Birthdate: September 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Son of Bollywood actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, Ranbir Kapoor is best known for his roles in Rockstar, Barfi!, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, and Sanju. Named to Forbes’s Celebrity 100, he has also won six Filmfare Awards. He owns a football team and works for empowerment of women, too.
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(2nd President of India (1962 – 1967), 1st Vice President of India (1952 - 1962))
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
87
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: April 17, 1975

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the second President of India and served from 1962 to 1967. He is regarded as one of India’s most eminent scholars and wrote extensively on Indian philosophy and religion. Lifelong he defended Hindu traditions and culture against criticism from the West. September 5, his birthday, is observed as Teachers Day in India, in his honour.

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Manmohan Singh
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Manmohan Singh
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gah, Punjab, British India (present-day Punjab, Pakistan)

The 13th Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh became the first Sikh in office when he took office in 2004. A prominent economist and academic, he held several key posts in the Government of India in the 1970s and 1980s. Known for his humility, he  has been described by the media as "one of the world's most revered leaders."

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Kareena Kapoor
(Indian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’, ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Jab We Met’)
Kareena Kapoor
56
Birthdate: September 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

One of the most popular and also amongst the highest paid Bollywood actresses, Kareena Kapoor is best known for her roles in movies like Chameli, Omkara, 3 Idiots and Jab We Met. Born into a film family, the beautiful, accomplished and award winning actress always aspired to enter the film industry and eventually made her debut at the age of 19 with the movie Refugee.

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Vikram Batra
Vikram Batra
33
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palampur
Died: July 7, 1999
 10 
Mammootty
(Indian Actor and Film Producer)
Mammootty
18
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chempu, India

National Film Award- and Padma Shri-winning Indian Malyali actor Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail, or Mammootty, is a superstar in Southern India. Initially a lawyer, he later soared to fame with films such as Vidheyan and Mathilukal. He also chairs Malayalam Communications and is devoted to medical and other charitable causes.

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Mouni Roy
(Actor, Film actor)
Mouni Roy
11
Birthdate: September 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cooch Behar
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Padma Lakshmi
(Indian-American Author, Model and Host of the Cooking Competition Show ‘Top Chef’)
Padma Lakshmi
24
Birthdate: September 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Padma Lakshmi is a model, television host and author. She has hosted cooking competition program Top Chef and has published cookbooks. She has acted in films and television too and is also an activist working for immigration and women’s rights and is a critic of skin-lightening creams. She was married to novelist Salman Rushdie for a little over three years.

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M. Visvesvaraya
(Civil Engineer)
M. Visvesvaraya
43
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Muddenahalli, Chikballapur, Kingdom of Mysore (now in Karnataka)
Died: April 14, 1962
Sir M. Visvesvaraya is remembered for his role in revolutionizing the flood-protection system in Hyderabad and worked as the chief engineer of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam near Mysore. He received the knighthood and the Bharat Ratna. His birthday is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India, Tanzania, and Sri Lanka.
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Radhika Apte
(Actor)
Radhika Apte
12
Birthdate: September 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pune
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Ravichandran Ashwin
(Indian International Cricketer Who Plays as a Bowling All-Rounder)
Ravichandran Ashwin
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

One of the best all-rounders of the Indian cricket team, Ravichandran Ashwin is best known for popularizing the soduku ball technique. He is also the only bowler apart from Sri Lankan Ajantha Mendis to bowl the carrom ball. The Arjuna Award winner is the son of a Chennai-based cricketer.

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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(Educator & Social Reformer He is Considered the "Father of Bengali prose")
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birsingha, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29, 1891

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was an Indian social reformer and educator. He is best remembered for his efforts to modernize and simplify Bengali prose for which he is widely regarded as the father of Bengali prose. As a social reformer, Vidyasagar played a crucial role in enacting the Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, which legalized the remarriage of Hindu widows in India. 

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Shubman Gill
(Indian International Cricketer)
Shubman Gill
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fazilka, Punjab, India
Shubman Gill initially played Ranji Trophy matches for Punjab. As the vice-captain of the Under-19 team, he became the Player of the Tournament at the ICC U-19 World Cup. He has captained the India A team and became the youngest Indian batsman to score a 200 in a first-class game.
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Shakti Kapoor
(Actor)
Shakti Kapoor
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
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M. S. Subbulakshmi
(Carnatic Musician)
M. S. Subbulakshmi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madurai
Died: December 11, 2004

M.S. Subbulakshmi was an Indian singer. Dubbed the Queen of Music, Subbulakshmi was the leading exponent of Carnatic music. In 1966, she became the first Indian to perform in UN General Assembly. In 1974, she became the first Indian musician to be awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award. In 1998, Subbulakshmi became the first musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna.

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Mohammed Shami
(Indian International Cricketer Who Plays in All Formats)
Mohammed Shami
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amroha
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Abhinav Bindra
(Indian Retired Sports Shooter and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Abhinav Bindra
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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Manju Warrier
(Indian Actress Who Is Regarded as One of Malayalam Cinema’s Most Prolific Actresses)
Manju Warrier
7
Birthdate: September 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India

Manju Warrier is an Indian actress, producer, director, dancer, and singer known for her work in the Malayalam film industry. One of the most celebrated actresses of her generation, Warrier has received many awards like Filmfare Awards South, Kerala State Film Award, and a National Film Award. She is a founding member of an organization named Women in Cinema Collective.

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Dadabhai Naoroji
(Indian Political Leader Who was the Second Person of Asian Descent to be a British MP)
Dadabhai Naoroji
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 30, 1917

Dadabhai Naoroji was an Indian scholar and political leader. Dubbed the Grand Old Man of India, Naoroji is remembered for co-founding the Indian National Congress where he served as the president on three occasions. He also played an important role in India's fight for freedom, popularizing the Indian wealth drain theory through his book Poverty and Un-British Rule in India.

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Jayam Ravi
(Actor, Film actor)
Jayam Ravi
3
Birthdate: September 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chennai
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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
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, India

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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Amala Akkineni
(Leading Actress in the Tamil Film Industry in the Late 1980s & Wife of Telugu Actor Nagarjuna)
Amala Akkineni
4
Birthdate: September 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Apart from being a fine actor, Amala Akkineni is also a talented Bharatnatyam dancer. A true animal lover, she has also co-established the NGO Blue Cross of Hyderabad. She gained recognition with her debut in Mythili Ennai Kaathali. She is now married to legendary actor Nagarjuna.

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Munmun Dutta
(Actress)
Munmun Dutta
7
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durgapur, West Bengal, India
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Vivek Oberoi
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Vivek Oberoi
5
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hyderabad
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Raqesh Bapat
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
 30 
Prachi Desai
(Actress)
Prachi Desai
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Surat, Gujrat, India
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Pawan Kalyan
(Film director, Actor, Choreographer, Screenwriter)
Pawan Kalyan
10
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bapatla

Pawan Kalyan is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, stunt coordinator, politician, and philanthropist. Best known for his work in the Telugu film industry, Pawan Kalyan is one of the most popular actors of his generation. He is also known for his humanitarian work; he is credited with establishing a charitable organization called Common Man Protection Force.

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Bhupen Hazarika
(Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist)
Bhupen Hazarika
23
Birthdate: September 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sadiya
Died: November 5, 2011

Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, musician, poet, lyricist, and filmmaker. He is remembered for composing such songs that highlight the importance of humanity and universal brotherhood. His songs remain popular in places like Assam and Bangladesh. He is also credited with introducing the folk music of Assam to Bollywood. He was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2019.

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M. F. Husain
(One of the Most Celebrated and Internationally Recognized Indian Artists of the 20th Century)
M. F. Husain
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 9, 2011

M. F. Husain was an Indian artist and filmmaker best remembered for his association with Indian modernism during the 1940s. A founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group, Husain was one of the 20th century's most renowned Indian artists. In 1991, M. F. Husain was honored with India's second-highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.

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Anna Kashfi
(Actress)
Anna Kashfi
3
Birthdate: September 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chakradharpur, India
Died: August 16, 2015
 35 
Vidya Vox
(American Youtuber and Singer)
Vidya Vox
13
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Sana Saeed
(Actress)
Sana Saeed
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(Indian Novelist and Short Story Writer of the Early 20th Century)
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
21
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Debanandapur, Bandel, India
Died: January 16, 1938

Iconic Bengali author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay is best known for his works such as Devdas, Srikanta, and Parineeta, many of which have been made into films. Born into a poverty-stricken family, he found solace in literature and began writing in his teens. He was a prominent figure of the Bengali Renaissance.

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Simaria
Died: April 24, 1974

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar was an Indian poet, academic, patriot, and essayist. Regarded as one of the most prominent modern Hindi poets, Dinkar played an important role during the Indian independence movement,; writing poems that sparked nationalism. In 1959, he was honored with the prestigious Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award. The same year, he also received the Sahitya Akademi Award.

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K.A. Paul
(Evangelist)
K.A. Paul
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India

Founder of Global Peace Initiative and Gospel to the Unreached Millions, Indian evangelist K. A. Paul is well-known for his charitable work among the poor.  As an evangelist, he has traveled all over the world and has interacted with numerous leaders.  However, he has also been dogged by controversies throughout his career.

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Vinoba Bhave
(Indian Social Reformer and Philosopher Best Known for the 'Bhoodan Movement')
Vinoba Bhave
6
Birthdate: September 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: November 15, 1982

Vinoba Bhave was an Indian social reformer and advocate of human rights and nonviolence. A close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, Bhave played an important role in the Indian freedom movement. In 1958, he became the first person to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership. In 1983, Vinoba Bhave was posthumously honored with the prestigious Bharat Ratna award.

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Dipika Pallikal Karthik
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chennai
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Abhimanyu Singh
(Actor)
Abhimanyu Singh
4
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gaya, Bihar, India
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Ayushmann Khurrana
(Famous for His Portrayals of Ordinary Men Often Battling Social Norms)
Ayushmann Khurrana
9
Birthdate: September 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India

Known for his critically acclaimed roles in films such as Andhadhun and Vicky Donor, Ayushmann Khurrana is also a fine singer, with songs such as Paani da to his credit. The National Award-winning actor is also a former winner of MTV Roadies and has been an anchor, too.

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Divya Dutta
(Actress)
Divya Dutta
2
Birthdate: September 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
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Chinmayi Sripada
(Indian Playback Singer)
Chinmayi Sripada
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Chinmayi Sripada is an Indian singer, voice actor, radio jockey, and TV presenter who works predominantly in the South Indian film and TV industry. Chinmayi is also credited with founding Blue Elephant, a translation services company, for which she serves as the CEO. Also known for her activism, Chinmayi Sripada has been an important figure in India's Me Too movement.

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Govind Ballabh Pant
(Freedom Fighter)
Govind Ballabh Pant
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Almora,India
Died: March 7, 1961
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Mohinder Amarnath
(Indian Cricketer, Cricket Analyst and Actor)
Mohinder Amarnath
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Patiala, East Punjab Punjab, India
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Abul A'la Maududi
(Philosopher)
Abul A'la Maududi
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aurangabad, India
Died: September 22, 1979

Islamic scholar and philosopher Abul A'la Maududi was born into an elite Aurangabad family. He grew up to be fundamentalist who believed Islam should be free of Western influences and launched the Jamaʿat-i Islami. Though an important figure in Pakistani politics, he was also imprisoned for a while for opposing the government.

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Dalip Singh
(Sikh maharaja)
Dalip Singh
1
Birthdate: September 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: October 22, 1893
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Shaan
(singer)
Shaan
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Khandwa