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Zarina Wahab is an Indian actress and former model, who was critically acclaimed for starring roles, such as in Chit Chor and Gopal Krishna in the 1970s. She has also appeared in Malayalam films including the critically acclaimed Madanolsavam, Chamaram, Palangal and Adaminte Makan Abu.

Ravi Kishan Shukla (born 17 July 1971), popularly known as Ravi Kishan, is an Indian Actor and television personality, who works in Hindi cinema and Bhojpuri cinema. In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother.

Gurbaksh Singh Chahal (born July 17, 1982) is an Indian-American internet entrepreneur and a best-selling author. By the age of 25, he founded and sold two advertising companies for a total of US$340 million. Chahal was born in Tarn Taran Sahib in Punjab, India to Avtar Singh and Arjinder Chahal.

P. Bharathiraja (born 17 July 1941) is a South Indian filmmaker who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. Bharathiraja displayed a story-teller’s potential from an early age. He is known for his realistic and sensitive portrayal of village-life in his movies.

Vishnu Vishal is a Tamil film actor. He started his acting career as one of the main leads in the popular film Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu. Since then he appeared in some two other movies of nearly the same genre. In 2011, His role as Vetri in the movie Kullanari Koottam(his 4th film) got a good response from the audience and went on to become a hit.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1489 Nizam Shah became the Sultan of Dehli.

In 1893 Lokmanya Tilak was arrested for 18 months.

In 1930 Lord Irwin,British Viceroy, allows Indian moderates to visit Gandhi in prison.

In 1937 Delhi-Calcutta Express Train derailed near Patna killing 95.

In 1947 Ramdas Coastal Steamer sank off Bombay claiming 550 lives.