Famous People Born In Kanpur

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Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
(Military General)
Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 14, 1914
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Anupriya Goenka
(Actress)
Anupriya Goenka
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Birthdate: May 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Bob Woolmer
(English Cricket Coach, Cricketer, and Commentator)
Bob Woolmer
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 18, 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kratika Sengar
(Actress)
Kratika Sengar
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Birthdate: July 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Hard Kaur
(Singer)
Hard Kaur
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Harish-Chandra
(mathematician, physicist, university teacher)
Harish-Chandra
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 16, 1983

Harish-Chandra was an Indian American physicist and mathematician whose contributions to representation theory made him one of the most prominent mathematicians of the 20th century. Over the course of his illustrious career, Harish-Chandra was honored with several prestigious awards, such as the Frank Nelson Cole Prize and Srinivasa Ramanujan Medal. In 1977, he received India's third-highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan.

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Poonam Dhillon
(Indian Actress and Miss India 1977)
Poonam Dhillon
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Birthdate: April 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian actress who was one of the leading ladies in Hindi films in late 1970s and 1980s. A former Femina Miss India, Dhillon achieved national recognition in 1979 when she played Noorie Nabi in the romance film Noorie. Poonam Dhillon’s popularity was revived in 2009 when she appeared in the popular television reality show Bigg Boss.

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Ankit Tiwari
(Indian Playback Singer)
Ankit Tiwari
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces

Born to parents who ran a music troupe in Kanpur, Ankit Tiwari began his musical career singing jingles. He later soared to fame with Bollywood tracks such as Sunn Raha Hai and Galliyan, proving himself as a both a talented singer and a skilled music director.

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Abhijeet Bhattacharya
(Singer)
Abhijeet Bhattacharya
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Abhijeet Bhattacharya is an Indian playback singer who predominantly works in Bollywood. He is credited with recording over six thousand songs in more than 1000 films. Over the years, Abhijeet Bhattacharya has won several prestigious awards, such as Filmfare Awards, Uttar Pradesh Gaurav Samman, Sangeet Maha Samman, and MTV Award for Best Singer Asia.

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Kuldeep Yadav
(Indian International Cricketer)
Kuldeep Yadav
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Rohan Gavaskar
(Indian Former Cricketer)
Rohan Gavaskar
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Anil Agarwal
(Indian Journalist Known for His Work as One of the Country’s Most Prominent and Respected Environmental Activists)
Anil Agarwal
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 2, 2002

Anil Kumar Agarwal was an Indian environmentalist best remembered for founding a Delhi-based research institute named Centre for Science and Environment, which is currently led by another popular environmentalist Sunita Narain. Anil Kumar Agarwal's work as an environmentalist was recognized by the government of India as he was honored with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in 2002.

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Neetu David
(Indian Former Cricket Bowler)
Neetu David
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Anshul Tewari
(Indian Media Personality & Founder of Publishing Platform 'Youth Ki Awaaz')
Anshul Tewari
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Birthdate: 1990
Sun Sign: Libra

Anshul Tewari is an Indian media personality best known as the founder of Youth Ki Awaaz, a user-generated content publishing platform, where he also works as the editor-in-chief. In 2018, he was named in the Forbes 30 under 30 list. 

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Sunil Tripathi
(Accussed victim of Boston bomb 2013)
Sunil Tripathi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 31, 2013