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

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. 

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Yo Yo Honey Singh
(Rapper, Actor, Singer, Record producer, Composer)
Yo Yo Honey Singh
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces

Yo Yo Honey Singh is an Indian rapper, music producer, pop singer, composer, actor, and lyricist. He is currently one of the most successful and highest-paid musical artists in the music industry in India. He has received several prestigious awards including an MTV VMAI Award, MTV EMA Award, UK Asian Music Award, BritAsia TV Music Award, and Zee Cine Award.

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Avneet Kaur
(Dancer, Actress)
Avneet Kaur
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Birthdate: October 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Indian actor Avneet Kaur soared to fame with her role of Yasmine in Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga. Fans also loved her as Charumitra in Chandra Nandini, as Khushi in Hamari Sister Didi, and on the dance shows Dance India Dance Li'l Masters and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5
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Surbhi Jyoti
(Actress)
Surbhi Jyoti
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Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Varun Sharma
(Actor)
Varun Sharma
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Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Arun Shourie
(Politician, Journalist, Writer)
Arun Shourie
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Birthdate: November 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio

One of the most prominent political and current affairs commentators in India, Arun Shourie first gained fame with his anti-Emergency articles in the Indian Express in the 1970s. Once a World Bank economist, he has also won the Padma Bhushan and the Ramon Magsaysay Award, and been a Rajya Sabha MP.

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Ranvir Shorey
(Actor)
Ranvir Shorey
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Birthdate: August 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kapil Sibal
(Indian Lawyer and Politician)
Kapil Sibal
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo

Kapil Sibal is an Indian politician and lawyer. Over the years, Sibal has held prominent positions, such as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Additional Solicitor General of India. He has also served as the Telecom Minister of India and Human Resource Development Minster of India.

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Hans Raj Hans
(Member of the Lok Sabha)
Hans Raj Hans
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
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Udham Singh
(Indian Field Hockey Player)
Udham Singh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 23, 2000

Legendary Indian hockey player Udham Singh was one of two Indians to have won four Olympic medals, three of them being gold medals. Though his 5’6” frame was short by sports standards, that didn’t hamper his game. He had also coached the Punjab Police hockey team.

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Ujjal Dosanjh
(Politician, Lawyer)
Ujjal Dosanjh
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Tarsem Singh
(Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter)
Tarsem Singh
1
Birthdate: May 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Rannvijay Singh
(Indian Actor and Television Personality)
Rannvijay Singh
2
Birthdate: March 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Neeraj Shridhar
(Indian Film Composer, Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist of Indian Pop and Rock Group 'Bombay Vikings')
Neeraj Shridhar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Tarun Tejpal
(Journalist, Writer)
Tarun Tejpal
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Birthdate: March 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces

Once the editor-in-chief of Tehelka, which was known for its high-profile sting operations, Tarun Tejpal had started his career as an Indian Express journalist. He also penned the best-selling novel The Alchemy of Desire, but his career hit a downward spiral after he was accused in a sensational sexual assault case.

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Suraj Kumar
(Omani Cricketer Who Plays as Wicketkeeper)
Suraj Kumar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Wasim Sajjad
(Politician, Lawyer)
Wasim Sajjad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries

Wasim Sajjad is a Pakistani lawyer and politician who served as Pakistan's Acting President on two occasions. An influential politician, he also served as the Law Minister of Pakistan from 1986 to 1988. He then went on to serve as the Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan from 1988 to 1999.

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Pir Roshan
(Poet)
Pir Roshan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1525 AD
Died: 1585 AD

Afghan warrior and revolutionary leader Bayazid Roshan, or Pir Roshan, was also a talented poet. Best remembered for founding the populist Roshani movement, he penned iconic works such as Khayr al-Bayān, the first book in Pashto. He also led an armed movement against the Mughals, to safeguard the rights of Pashtuns.

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Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
(Former President of Pakistan)
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 17, 1988
Pakistani military general Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq became the president of Pakistan after he deposed the erstwhile prime minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and declared martial law in 1977. He subsequently became longest-tenured head of state, reigning from 1978 to 1988. He died in a plane crash in Bahawalpur.