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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.