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C. Joseph Vijay (born 22nd June 1974) is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. He is one of the highest paid actors in the industry, and is referred to by fans and media as Thalapathy (commander).

Amrish Lal Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, including Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad.

Devayani (born Sushma Jayadev on 22 June 1973) is an Indian film actress. She starred in numerous Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films, along with a few Hindi films and one Bengali film. She received the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for her performances in the films Kadhal Kottai and Surya Vamsam.

Sriram Raghavan (born 22 June 1963) is an Indian film director and screen writer. He is notable for producing a 45-minute docufiction on Indian serial killer Raman Raghav and 2004 Hindi feature film Ek Hasina Thi produced by Ram Gopal Varma, starring Urmila Matondkar and Saif Ali Khan.

Thomas Beach Alter (22 June 1950 – 29 September 2017) was an Indian actor of American descent. He was best known for his work in Hindi cinema and the Indian theatre.In 2008, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Death Anniversaries on 22nd June

Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao (17 January 1908 – 22 June 1994), known popularly as L. V. Prasad was an Indian film producer, actor, director, cinematographer and businessman. He was one of the pioneers of Indian cinema and is the recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest Award for films in India.

Gilbert Blaize Rego (September 3rd, 1921 – June 21st, 2012) was an Indian Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Rego was born in Mumbai and was ordained a priest on December 3, 1953. Rego was appointed bishop to the Diocese of Simla and Chandigargh on March 11, 1971 and ordained bishop on September 11, 1971.

Mohar Singh Rathore (5th January 1926 – 22nd June 1985) was a social reformer & political Congress worker. He was a follower of Arya Samaji and Acharya Vinoba Bhave’s Bhoodan movement (land donation movement). He advocated for social reforms such as discouraging purdah, dowry, child marriage & Untouchability. He died a sitting Member of the Parliament of India.

William John Price (4 December 1903 – 22 June 1987) was an English footballer, who was born in India. He played for England amateurs. Price played for the Coldstream Guards, the 10th Hussars, Woking Town, Brentford and Fulham before joining Port Vale in May 1937.

Sadashiv Ganpatrao “Sadu” Shinde   (August 18, 1923, Mumbai, Maharashtra – June 22, 1955, Mumbai, Maharashtra) was an Indian cricketer who played in seven Tests from 1946 to 1952. A leg-spinner, Shinde was described as “frail and willowy”. Apart from the leg break and the conventional googly, Shinde could also bowl a different googly.