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Nandita Das

Nandita Das (born 7 November 1969) is an award-winning Indian film actress and director. As an actress, she is known for her performances in Fire (1996), Earth (1998), Bawandar (2000), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002) and Aamaar Bhuvan (2002). As a director, she is known for her directorial debut Firaaq (2008), which has won a number of national and international awards. She has been awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France for her work. Nandita Das was the first Indian to be inducted into their International Women's Forum's hall of fame.Das was born in New Delhi to noted Indian painter, Jatin Das, an Oriya Hindu Kayastha (Karanam or "Karan

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Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha born Shatrughan Prasad Sinha on December 9, 1945 is an Indian film actor and politician. Apart from being member of Rajya Sabha twice he was also Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare (Jan 2003-May 2004) and Shipping (Aug. 2004). He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009.Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar. He was educated in Patna Science College. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India Pune. Currently there's a scholorship being awarded on his name in the institute to Diploma students. He moved to Mumbai where he started his career in the film industry. Shatrughan Sinha's first acting opportunity was playing a Pakistani military of

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Adhyayan Suman

Adhyayan Suman born 13 January 1988 in Mumbai, India is an Indian actor who debuted in the Bollywood film industry with "Haaledil". He is the son of Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman.Adhyayan Suman is the son of actor Shekhar Suman and Alka Suman. Adhyayan's debut film in Bollywood is Haal-e-dil directed by Anil Devgan and produced by Kumar Mangat. He delivered his first hit movie Raaz The Mystery Continues with Emraan Hashmi & Kangna Ranaut, critics claimed that he was not bad in the movie and had brushed up his acting skills but they mentioned that lead roles do not suit him and he should stick to supporting and negative roles. In his very third movie Jashnn, Adhyayan proved the

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Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose ( listen (helpinfo); January 1897 unconfirmed) known by name Netaji (Hindi: "Respected Leader") was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II. Bose was one of the most prominent leaders in the Indian independence movement and is a legendary figure in India today. Bose was born on 23 January 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa to Janakinath Bose and Prabhabati Devi.He is presumed to have died "in absentia" on 18 August 1945 from injuries sustained in an alleged aircraft crash in Taihoku (Taipei). However, no actual evidence of the death of Subhas Chandra Bose on that

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Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar (Hindi: ), OBE, FRS (21 February 1894 1 January 1955) was a well-known Indian scientist. Bhatnagar was born in Shahpur, now in Pakistan. His Brahmo father Parmeshwari Sahai Bhatnagar died when he was only eight months old and he spent his childhood in the house of his maternal grandfather, an engineer, where he developed a liking for science and engineering. He used to enjoy building mechanical toys, electronic batteries, string telephones. From his maternal family he also inherited a gift of poetry, and his Urdu one-act play Karamati won the first prize in a competition.He went to England on a research fellowship after competing his Master's Degree in

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