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Hirdesh Singh (born 15 March 1983), known by this professional name, Yo Yo Honey Singh or Honey Singh, is an Indian music director, songwriter, Indi-pop singer, music producer and film actor. He started as a session and recording artist, and became a bhangra music producer. He has also begun to produce music for Bollywood films.

Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards, Bhatt is one of the highest-paid actresses in India.

Abhay Deol (also known as Abhay Singh Deol, born 15 March 1976) is an Indian actor and producer, who works predominantly in Hindi language films. Born in the influential Deol family of the Hindi cinema, he began acting at a young age in theater productions at his school. Deol made his on-screen debut in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy Socha Na Tha.

Jisshu Sengupta (born 1977), popularly known as Jisshu, is an Indian actor, producer and television presenter, who works in Bengali and Hindi language films. Jisshu made his debut in showbiz through a Bengali TV series, Mahaprabhu where he portrayed the role of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Uday Kotak (born 15 March 1959) is an Indian billionaire banker, and the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. In early 1980s, while India was still a closed economy and economic growth was muted, Kotak decided to start out on his own, refusing a lucrative job option from a multinational.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1564 Akbar removed ‘Jeziya’ or toll-tax for his non-Muslim subjects.

In 1831 First Marathi Almanac (Panchang) started by Ganpat Krishnaji.

In 1908 Police shoot four people in rioting.

In 1919 Osmania University was established at Hyderabad.

In 1950 Planning Commission Day.