27th June Today In History 27th June Today In History

Karthika Nair is an Indian film actress. She made her debut in the 2009 Telugu film, Josh opposite Naga Chaitanya. She rose to fame starring in her second and her first successful tamil film Ko opposite Jeeva. Karthika was born to former Indian actress Radha and US based business man R.S. Nair and is the niece of actress Ambika.

Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha (born June 27, 1964), popularly known as P. T. Usha, is an Indian athlete from the state of Kerala. P. T. Usha has been associated with Indian athletics since 1979.

Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry. Nicknamed Pancham da, he was the only son of the noted composer Sachin Dev Burman.

Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (26 June 1838 – 8 April 1894) was a Bengali writer, poet and journalist. He was the composer of India’s national song Vande Mataram, originally a Bengali and Sanskrit stotra.

Parambrata Chatterjee is a Bengali Indian male actor and director of television and films, who came to limelight after starring in the film Kahaani; starring along with Vidya Balan. His performance was greatly appreciated in the film.

Death Anniversaries on 27th June

Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, MC “Sam Bahadur” (lit. Sam the Brave) (3 April 1914 – 27 June 2008) was a Field Marshal of the Indian Army. His distinguished military career spanned four decades and five wars.

Vasant Purushottam Kale, popularly known as Va Pu, was Marathi writer who wrote short stories, novels, and biographical sketches. He authored more than 60 books. His well-known books include Partner, Vapurza, Hi Waat Ekatichi, and Thikri.

Ramaya Muttusamy (January 5, 1926 – June 27, 1988) was a prolific Sri Lankan music director and singer. He handled the music for most of K. Gunaratnam’s productions. Muttusamy was born on January 5, 1926, in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu

Sakshi Ranga Rao (15 September 1942–27 June 2005) was a character actor in theater arts and South Indian cinema. He was born to Lakshmi Narayana and Ranganayakamma as Rangavajhula Ranga Rao of Kondiparru village near Gudivada.

Bansi Chandragupta (1924–1981) was an Indian art director and production designer, regarded among the greatest of art directors of Indian film industry. He won Filmfare Best Art Direction Award thrice, for Seema in 1972, for Do Jhoot in 1976 and for Chakra in 1982.