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Azim Hashim Premji (born 24 July 1945) is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as one of the Indian leader in the software industry.

Manoj Kumar (born Harikrishna Giri Goswami on 24 July 1937) is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname “Mr Bharat” (Bhaarat is the Hindi term for India).

Srividya (24 July 1953 – 19 October 2006) was a leading Indian film actress of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s in the Tamil film Industry, in addition to being a good singer. In the latter part of her career, she concentrated on Malayalam films.

Vijay Antony ( born on 24 July 1975) is an Indian film composer from Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. Vijay Antony At the age of 21,discovered that he has always been immensely interested in composing music and also in writing lyrics for the songs he composes.

Keshubhai Patel (born 24 July 1928) is an Indian politician and has served as Chief Minister of the Western State of Gujarat in India from March 1995 to October 1995 and from March 1998 to October 2001. He is a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader in the state.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1837 Kanishta, son of Samajya Laxshmi, was killed.

In 1991 Industrial licensing scrapped.

In 1991 Union budget imposes all-round price hike.

In 1992 Universal Poetry Foundation’ was established at Pune.

In 1993 Vajpayee elected leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha.