Indian Celebrities Born In December

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Srinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)
Srinivasa Ramanujan
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26, 1920

A self-taught genius Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan is known for his contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory and continued fractions. Born into a humble family, the celebrated mathematician struggled with poverty but still managed to publish first of his papers in the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society. Later, his collaboration with English mathematician G. H. Hardy proved very productive.

 2 
Rajinikanth
(Indian Actor Who Works Predominantly in Tamil Cinema)
Rajinikanth
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Birthdate: December 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, Rajinikanth had humble beginnings and had even worked as a coolie and a bus conductor in his younger days. Starting his career with minor plays, he had phenomenal success in Tamil movies and grew up to be one of India’s greatest superstars, earning the nickname Thalaiva.

 3 
Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)
Ratan Tata
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surat

Ratan Tata is a well-known Indian industrialist and the former charman of Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Sons. His reign as chairman was marked by acquisitions of iconic global brands, such as Tetley, Jaguar Land Rover and Corus by the Tata Group. Ratan Tata was instrumental in turning Tata Group from a largely India-centrist group into a global business.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the 10th Prime Minister of India and was the first prime minister who did not belong to the Indian National Congress. The BJP politician had been a journalist and an RSS member. He was a noted poet, too. During his tenure as prime minister, he carried out Pokhran II nuclear tests in 1998 and declared India as a country with nuclear weapons capability.

 5 
Dhirubhai Ambani
(Indian Business Tycoon Who Founded Reliance Industries)
Dhirubhai Ambani
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6, 2002

Dhirubhai Ambani was an Indian business tycoon. He is credited with founding Reliance Industries, which is currently the largest company in the country in terms of revenue. Dhirubhai Ambani's life and career inspired the 2007 drama film Guru, in which his character was portrayed by Abhishek Bachchan.

 6 
Yuvraj Singh
(Former Indian International Cricketer Who Hit Six Sixes in One Over in a T20 Match)
Yuvraj Singh
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India

Yuvraj Singh is an Indian retired cricket player who was noted for his exceptional fielding abilities and aggressive stroke play. Considered one of India's greatest limited-overs players, Yuvraj Singh helped India win the 2011 World Cup with his all-round abilities. He also serves as an inspiration to cancer patients as he fought cancer amidst his career and made his international comeback.

 7 
Dharmendra
(Actor)
Dharmendra
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Birthdate: December 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab

Dharmendra is considered to be one of the most successful, popular and handsome actors in the history of Indian film industry. Though he is known for his action roles, he has done a wide range of Hindi films. Sholay, Bandini, Anupma, Phool Aur Paththar, Seeta Aur Geeta, Chupke Chupke, Satyakam and Azaad are some of his notable films.

 8 
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
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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.
 9 
Neeraj Chopra
(Indian Javelin Thrower & Olympic Gold Medalist)
Neeraj Chopra
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Khandra, Panipat district Khandra, Haryana, India

Indian javelin sensation Neeraj Chopra created history by becoming the second Indian individual Olympic gold medalist and the first from the track-and-field category. Once an obese kid, he took up sports to lose weight. Now a glamor icon, too, he has bagged several modeling offers and a Vogue cover, too.

 10 
Dilip Kumar
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Birthdate: December 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: July 7, 2021

An iconic figure of Indian cinema, actor Dilip Kumar has delivered hits like Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Kohinoor in his six decades career. His brilliant portrayal of tragic roles had earned him the nickname of The Tragedy King. The veteran actor has been the recipient of prestigious honours like Filmfare Awards, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

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Anil Kapoor
(Actor)
Anil Kapoor
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Birthdate: December 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay State, India
 12 
Viswanathan Anand
(First Indian Chess Grandmaster and Former Five-Time World Chess Champion)
Viswanathan Anand
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Viswanathan Anand is an Indian chess player and former world champion. The first grandmaster from India, Anand is also one of the few chess players to have gone past an Elo rating of 2800, only the fourth player in history to do so. Renowned for his quick moves, Anand is widely regarded as the greatest rapid player of our time.

 13 
Shikhar Dhawan
(Indian Cricketer)
Shikhar Dhawan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian cricket player and one of the most important members of the current Indian cricket team. Known for his successful innings in ICC Tournaments, Dhawan helped India win their second ICC Champions Trophy, in 2013; he was the highest run-scorer in the tournament. He has also been an important player in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Tamannaah
(Indian Actress Who Predominantly Works in Telugu and Tamil Films)
Tamannaah
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Birthdate: December 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian film actress best known for her work in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. Apart from being a popular actress, Tamannaah is also an important celebrity endorser for famous products and brands. Over the years, Tamannaah has won many awards like the South Scope Awards. In 2010, she was honored with the prestigious Kalaimamani Award.

 15 
Pranab Mukherjee
(13th President of India (2012-2017))
Pranab Mukherjee
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mirity, West Bengal, India
Died: August 31, 2020

An Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India, Pranab Mukherjee was a veteran with a political career spanning over five decades. He occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India, such as Defence, Finance and External Affairs. He was honored with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 2019.

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Mohammed Rafi
(One of India's Greatest and Most Influential Playback Singers)
Mohammed Rafi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1980
Legendary Indian playback singer Mohammed Rafi was known for his versatility. The winner of one National Film Award and four Filmfare awards, Rafi often collaborated with ace composer S.D. Burman. He also received the Padma Shri and sang in countless Indian and foreign languages, including Arabic, Persian, and Dutch.
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Jyoti Amge
(Indian Actress Known for Being the World's Shortest Living Woman)
Jyoti Amge
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Birthdate: December 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Jyoti Amge, with a height of a little over 2 feet, holds the Guinness record for being the world’s shortest woman alive. Her condition is due to achondroplasia. She has been featured on shows such as Bigg Boss and also appeared as Ma Petite in American Horror Story: Freak Show.
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Rajendra Prasad
(1st President of India)
Rajendra Prasad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Siwan, Bihar, India
Died: February 28, 1963
Rajendra Prasad was India’s first and longest-tenured president, from 1950 to 1962. He was re-elected in 1957, thus becoming the only Indian president to serve two terms. He had previously been a freedom fighter and later also served as the president of the Constituent Assembly, which drafted India’s constitution.
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Shiva Ayyadurai
(Indian-American Politician, Entrepreneur and Anti-Vaccine Activist)
Shiva Ayyadurai
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Shiva Ayyadurai is an Indian-American engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur. He gained recognition after claiming to be the inventor of email, which is widely disputed even today. His claim is based on a software called EMAIL, which he wrote while studying at Livingston High School in the late-1970s. He is also known for his unfounded medical claims, including treatments for COVID-19.

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Vidyut Jammwal
(Actor)
Vidyut Jammwal
7
Birthdate: December 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Neelima Azeem
(Actress)
Neelima Azeem
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Birthdate: December 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Delhi
Neelima Azeem, former wife of actor Pankaj Kapur and mother of actors Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, was once a regular on TV, with Hindi series such as Phir Wahi Talash, The Sword of Tipu Sultan, and Junoon. A trained Kathak dancer, she has played supporting roles in many movies.
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Rana Daggubati
(Indian Actor and Producer)
Rana Daggubati
8
Birthdate: December 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Mithali Raj
(Indian Former Cricketer and Captain)
Mithali Raj
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
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Sonia Gandhi
(President of Indian National Congress)
Sonia Gandhi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lusiana, Lusiana Conco, Italy

Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician and president of one of the most prominent Indian political parties, The Indian National Congress. As the president of Indian National Congress, which has been one of India's most successful political parties in the country's post-independence history, Sonia Gandhi remains one of the most powerful women in India.

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Arun Jaitley
(Minister of Finance (2014-2019))
Arun Jaitley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: August 24, 2019

BJP member Arun Jaitley had led ministries such as finance, defense, and law and justice. The Indian politician was a skilled lawyer and had been part of cases such as the 2002 Pepsi vs. Coca-Cola case in the Supreme Court. He was awarded a Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

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Jasprit Bumrah
(Indian International Cricketer)
Jasprit Bumrah
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Jasprit Bumrah is an Indian international cricketer who plays in all formats of the game for the Indian national cricket team. A right-arm fast bowler, he began his career playing first-class cricket and gained international attention after playing brilliantly on his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut. He is considered one of the fastest Indian bowlers of all time. 

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C. Rajagopalachari
(Indian Independence Activist and the Last Governor-General of India)
C. Rajagopalachari
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thorapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: December 25, 1972

Bharat Ratna-winner C. Rajagopalachari, nicknamed Rajaji or C.R., was the last Governor-General of India and the first Indian to hold the post. He had also served as an INC leader, the Governor of West Bengal, and the Premier of the Madras Presidency. He launched the Swatantra Party and propagated peace.

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Vijay Mallya
(Entrepreneur, Politician)
Vijay Mallya
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Indian business magnate and ex-politician Vijay Mallya, known for his flamboyant lifestyle, has donned many hats, from running the largest alcohol company in India; to owning a cricket team and an F-1 team; to launching an airline. Following a financial fraud scandal, he is now facing extradition from the U.K.

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Pratibha Patil
(Former President of India)
Pratibha Patil
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nadgaon, Maharashtra, India

Pratibha Patil served as the president of India from 2007 to 2012 and was the first and only woman to have held the position. The INC member had also been the governor of the Indian state of Rajasthan earlier. She had started her political career as an MLA from Jalgaon.

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Shreyas Iyer
(Indian International Cricketer Who Plays as a Right-Handed Batter)
Shreyas Iyer
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Dia Mirza
(Mirza won the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000)
Dia Mirza
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Birthdate: December 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Telangana, India
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Mirza Ghalib
(Indian Urdu and Persian Poet)
Mirza Ghalib
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: February 15, 1869

Mirza Ghalib was an Indian poet whose works give a detailed description of the beginning of British rule and the subsequent events in India. A respected poet, who wrote in Urdu and Persian languages, Ghalib remains popular among the Hindustani diaspora across the world. Several films and TV shows have been made in his honor.

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Kuvempu
(Novelist)
Kuvempu
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chikkamagaluru district
Died: November 11, 1994

One of the greatest Kannada literary figures to have ever lived, Jnanpith Award- and Padma Vibhushan-winning author Kuvempu had written the state anthem of Karnataka, Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate. He was also an academic who had served as the Mysore University vice-chancellor and often voiced his concerns on social issues.

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Sanjeeda Sheikh
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Birthdate: December 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuwait City

Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi television industry. Over the years, Sanjeeda Sheikh has cemented her position as one of the most beautiful, popular, and talented actresses in the television industry. Also renowned for her dancing skills, she has won dance reality competition shows like Nach Baliye 3 and Zara Nachke Dikha 2.

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Ravindra Jadeja
(Indian Cricketer Who Represents Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League)
Ravindra Jadeja
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
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Jimmy Sheirgill
(Actor)
Jimmy Sheirgill
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Birthdate: December 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Mulk Raj Anand
(One of the First India-Based Writers in English to Gain an International Readership)
Mulk Raj Anand
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: September 28, 2004

Mulk Raj Anand was an Indian writer best remembered for his depiction of the people belonging to the backward class in traditional Indian society. Anand, who wrote in English, was one of the first Indian writers to achieve an International readership. In 1968, Mulk Raj Anand was honored with India's third-highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan.

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Karishma Tanna
(Actress)
Karishma Tanna
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Birthdate: December 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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Raj Kapoor
(Actor Known for His Films, ‘Awaara’, ‘Boot Polish’ and Referred as 'The Greatest Showman of Indian Cinema')
Raj Kapoor
11
Birthdate: December 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Died: June 2, 1988

Raj Kapoor was an Indian film actor, producer, and director best remembered for his contribution to the Hindi film industry. The recipient of 11 Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards, Raj Kapoor is regarded as one of the greatest Indian actors of all time. In 1987, he was honored with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest honor in cinema.

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Andrea Jeremiah
(Actress)
Andrea Jeremiah
3
Birthdate: December 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arakkonam, Ranipet district Ranippettai, Tamil Nadu, India

Andrea Jeremiah is an Indian actress, singer, voice-over artist, and musician who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. Apart from playing lead roles in successful films, Jeremiah has also contributed to the soundtracks of popular albums. She is best known for her performance in the 2018 period gangster film Vada Chennai for which she won the Behindwoods Golden Medal.

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Govinda
(actor, politician)
Govinda
11
Birthdate: December 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Virar
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Baba Amte
(Indian Social Worker Who was Known for his Work for the Rehabilitation of People Suffering from Leprosy)
Baba Amte
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wardha, Maharashtra
Died: February 9, 2008

Baba Amte was an Indian activist and social worker best remembered for his work that aimed at empowering people suffering from leprosy. Dubbed the modern Gandhi of India, Amte received several prestigious awards, such as the Gandhi Peace Prize, Dr. Ambedkar International Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, and the Padma Vibhushan.

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Rati Agnihotri
(Actress)
Rati Agnihotri
5
Birthdate: December 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bombay, India
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Ramana Maharshi
(Indian Hindu Sage and Jivanmukta)
Ramana Maharshi
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Birthdate: December 30, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tiruchuzhi, Virudhunagar, India
Died: April 14, 1950

Indian Hindu sage Ramana Maharshi had run away to Arunachala, a sacred mountain in Tamil Nadu, at 16, and had stayed there throughout his life. He propagated vichara, or self-enquiry, as the primary means of self-realization, instead of the study of scriptures as proposed by the Advaita Vedanta philosophy.

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Udham Singh
(Indian Revolutionary Known for Assassinating ‘Michael O’Dwyer’, the Former Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab in India)
Udham Singh
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sunam, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1940
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Medha Patkar
(Social Activist)
Medha Patkar
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai

Medha Patkar is an Indian social activist known for her work concerning several issues raised by farmers, tribes, women, and laborers facing injustice in India. She is also known for popularizing the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) movement which opposes the construction of large dams across the Narmada River. Medha Patkar is the recipient of many awards including the Mother Teresa Award.

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Balaji Baji Rao
(8th Peshwa of the Maratha Empire (1740-61))
Balaji Baji Rao
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1720
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 23, 1761
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Sharad Pawar
(Indian Politician)
Sharad Pawar
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pune, India
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Konkona Sen Sharma
(One of the Leading Indian Actress of Contemporary Parallel Cinema)
Konkona Sen Sharma
3
Birthdate: December 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

The daughter of legendary actor-director Aparna Sen, Konkona Sen Sharma is a two-time National Award-winning actor. She has impressed audiences with her performances in films such as Mr. and Mrs. Iyer and Wake Up Sid and has also delivered an award-winning directorial venture, A Death in the Gunj.

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Sujatha
(Actor)
Sujatha
6
Birthdate: December 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
Died: April 6, 2011