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Virat Kohli
(Indian International Cricketer Who is Considered as One of the Greatest Batsmen of All Time)
Virat Kohli
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Counted amongst world’s best batsmen, Virat Kohli is the former captain of Indian national cricket team. Under his captaincy, Indian cricket rose to great heights and he is the most successful Indian Test captain till date. He shot to fame when he led India’s Under-19 team to victory at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. Since then, Virat Kohli has proved his talent in all forms of the game.

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Shah Rukh Khan
(Film actor)
Shah Rukh Khan
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Birthdate: November 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Referred to as King of Bollywood and King Khan in the media, Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan is considered one of the most successful film stars of the Hindi film indusrty. Beginning his career as a TV actor, he struggled for many years before making it big as a Hindi film star. 

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Bipasha Basu
(actor, model, film actor)
Bipasha Basu
9
Birthdate: January 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Madhubala
(Actress)
Madhubala
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Birthdate: February 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 23, 1969
Madhubala, also known as the Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood, ruled the 1950s with films such as Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi and Mr. and Mrs. '55. She was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Mughal-e-Azam and was photographed for Life magazine. She died due to a congenital heart ailment, at 36.
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Shikhar Dhawan
(Indian Cricketer)
Shikhar Dhawan
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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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Rakul Preet Singh
(Indian Actress Who Works in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil Films)
Rakul Preet Singh
35
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra

Indian actress Rakul Preet Singh started her career as a model and then graduated to films. She made her debut in a Telugu film in 2011 and then did a Tamil film in 2012. In 2014 she starred in a Hindi film Yaariyan. Venkatadri Express, Current Theega, Dhruva, Spyder and De De Pyaar De are some of her notable films.

 7 
Shahid Kapoor
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Birthdate: February 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

Three-time Filmfare Award-winner Shahid Kapoor has mesmerized his audiences with his versatile performances in Hindi films such as Jab We Met, Haider, Kaminey, Udta Punjab, and Kabir Singh. Despite having actor parents, Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem, Shahid had humble beginnings as a background dancer before he entered mainstream Bollywood.

 8 
Kriti Sanon
(Indian Actress Who Works in Hindi and Telugu-language Films)
Kriti Sanon
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Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo

Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress best known for her work in Bollywood. Apart from being an actress, Sanon also endorses several brands and has launched her own clothing line as well. Over the years, Kriti Sanon has won many awards, such as the International Indian Film Academy Awards and Filmfare Award.

 9 
Sushma Swaraj
(Politician)
Sushma Swaraj
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 6, 2019

Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj had held several ministries, such as external affairs and information and broadcasting. Named India’s “best loved politician” by Wall Street Journal, Swaraj was known for her prompt assistance to Indians in emergency situations abroad and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

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Chetan Bhagat
(Indian Author and Columnist)
Chetan Bhagat
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Indian investment banker-turned-writer Chetan Bhagat is known for his bestselling novels such as Five Point Someone and One Night @ the Call Center. Many Bollywood movies, such as Kai Po Che! and 3 Idiots, have been adapted from his novels, with the former winning him a Filmfare Award.
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Ajay Devgn
(Indian Actor Known for His Work in Hindi Films)
Ajay Devgn
12
Birthdate: April 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries

Ajay Devgn, a two-time National Award winner, has also been honored with the Padma Shri. The son of stuntman Veeru Devgan, he began his career with the blockbuster hit Phool Aur Kaante. He later delivered stellar performances in films such as Dilwale and Zakhm, and now owns a production company.

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Kriti Kharbanda
(Actress)
Kriti Kharbanda
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Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Neelima Azeem
(Actress)
Neelima Azeem
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Birthdate: December 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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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Sunidhi Chauhan
(Singer, Actor)
Sunidhi Chauhan
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo

A musical prodigy, Sunidhi Chauhan had started performing at events at age 4. Discovered by actor Tabassum, she quit school and plunged into a full-fledged music career, winning several reality shows. She then soared to fame with her playback singing in Mast and now has three Filmfare awards in her kitty.

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Gautam Gambhir
(Indian Politician, Philanthropist and Former Cricketer)
Gautam Gambhir
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Gauri Khan
(Wife of Shah Rukh Khan)
Gauri Khan
12
Birthdate: October 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra

Gauri Khan is an Indian film producer who co-founded the production company Red Chillies Entertainment along with her husband, Shah Rukh Khan. Also a well-known designer, Gauri Khan has designed spaces for renowned personalities like Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Mukesh Ambani, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Karan Johar. In 2018, she was named in Fortune magazine's list of 50 Most Powerful Women.

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Raashi Khanna
(Film actress)
Raashi Khanna
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Birthdate: November 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Though she initially aspired to be a singer, Raashi Khanna was also studious and later wished to become an IAS officer. She then worked as an ad copywriter for a while before making her film debut with Madras Café. She later soared to fame in the Tamil and Telugu film industries.

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Karan Soni
(Role as Dopinder in the Deadpool films)
Karan Soni
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Saif Ali Khan
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Birthdate: August 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo

Noted for his performances in a range of film genres, Indian actor Saif Ali Khan is counted among the top actors in Bollywood. Even though he made his debut in the early 1990s, it took him many years to establish himself. His career saw a resurgence in the 2000s, and he went on to win critical praise for his work.

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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

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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Neha Sharma
(Actress)
Neha Sharma
8
Birthdate: November 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Krishnakumar Kunnath
(Indian Playback Singer)
Krishnakumar Kunnath
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 31, 2022
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Shakti Kapoor
(Actor)
Shakti Kapoor
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Deepak Chopra
(Indian-American Author and Alternative Medicine Advocate Known for His Book: ‘The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success’)
Deepak Chopra
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra

Deepak Chopra is an Indian-American alternative-medicine advocate and author. After emigrating to the United States in 1970, Chopra went on to become an important figure in the New Age movement. Credited with co-founding the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Chopra is one of the wealthiest personalities in alternative medicine. He has also drawn criticisms, thanks to his tall and ridiculous claims.

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Gulshan Kumar
(Indian Businessman, Film and Music Producer Who Was the Founder ‘t-Series’ Music Label)
Gulshan Kumar
11
Birthdate: May 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 12, 1997

Gulshan Kumar was an Indian film and music producer who founded the Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series) music label. Born into a middle-class household, he started working as a young boy and helped his father in his audio cassette shop. He eventually launched his own music label. He was murdered by gangsters in 1997. 

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Esha Gupta
(Actress)
Esha Gupta
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Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Neha Kapur
(Indian Model and Actress)
Neha Kapur
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Birthdate: March 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Taapsee Pannu
(Actress)
Taapsee Pannu
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Birthdate: August 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
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Rahul Gandhi
(Indian Politician and One of the Top Leaders of the Indian National Congress)
Rahul Gandhi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini

Part of the influential Nehru-Gandhi political family of India and the son of former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi is the president of the Indian National Congress and an MP from Wayanad. A Cambridge alumnus, Rahul has briefly worked as a management consultant in London.

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Michael Bennett
(Politician)
Michael Bennett
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
(Indian Film Director and Screenwriter)
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
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Birthdate: July 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Maneka Gandhi
(Politician, Member of Parliament 'Lok Sabha')
Maneka Gandhi
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo

Maneka Gandhi is an Indian politician, environmentalist, and animal rights activist. She is credited with inspiring several individuals towards social entrepreneurship. Maneka Gandhi is best known as an animal rights leader for which she has received several international awards. She is also credited with establishing an animal welfare organization named People for Animals.

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Kiran Desai
(Her novel The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker Prize)
Kiran Desai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
 34 
Emily Haines
(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist)
Emily Haines
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Emily Haines is a Canadian singer and songwriter who is the lead singer, songwriter, and keyboardist of the rock band Metric. She is a member of the indie rock band Broken Social Scene as well and also performs solo. She is the daughter of the poet Paul Haines and was encouraged to pursue her musical passion from childhood.  

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Badshah
(Rapper)
Badshah
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Badshah is a singer, rapper, businessman, and film producer. Widely regarded as one of the highest-paid artists in India, Badshah is also considered one of the most controversial Indian rappers. His song Genda Phool is considered controversial, but is yet one of the most successful songs in Indian history. He has been featured thrice in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list.

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Priyanka Gandhi
(General Secretary of Indian National Congress (Since 2020))
Priyanka Gandhi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Huma Qureshi
(Model, Actress)
Huma Qureshi
9
Birthdate: July 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Vineet Jain
(Business People)
Vineet Jain
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Farida Jalal
(Actress)
Farida Jalal
4
Birthdate: March 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Shweta Tripathi
(Actress)
Shweta Tripathi
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Birthdate: July 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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R. Sarathkumar
(Actor, Politician, Journalist)
R. Sarathkumar
3
Birthdate: July 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer

Initially a bodybuilder, R. Sarathkumar had won the Mr. Madras University title. After stints as a Dinakaran journalist and a travel business owner, he grew up to be the Supreme Star of Tamil movies, with films such as Ragasiya Police, and later also became an MP and launched his own party.

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Anjum Chopra
(Indian Cricket Commentator and Former Cricketer)
Anjum Chopra
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
 43 
Yashika Aannand
(Actress)
Yashika Aannand
7
Birthdate: August 4, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
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Sanjay Gandhi
(Politician)
Sanjay Gandhi
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 23, 1980
 45 
Soha Ali Khan
(Actress)
Soha Ali Khan
8
Birthdate: October 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 46 
Nav Bhatia
(Business people)
Nav Bhatia
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
 47 
Gulshan Grover
(Actor)
Gulshan Grover
0
Birthdate: September 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
Vinod Dua
(Journalist)
Vinod Dua
2
Birthdate: March 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Jaideep Sahni
(Screenwriter, Musician)
Jaideep Sahni
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Birthdate: 1968 AD
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M. J. Akbar
(Journalist and Minister of External Affairs of India)
M. J. Akbar
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Birthdate: January 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Initially part of the Indian National Congress, politician M. J. Akbar later joined the BJP. A leading journalist, too, he founded The Asian Age. The former Rajya Sabha MP and external affairs minister was dragged into a controversy when he lost a #MeToo defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani.