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Vaani Kapoor (born 23 August 1988) is an Indian actress known for her work in Bollywood films produced by Yash Raj Films. She made her film debut in the 2013 romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance, a critical and commercial success, which earned her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Saira Banu (born 23 August 1944), also known as Saira Bano, is an Indian Bollywood actress and the wife of the film actor Dilip Kumar. She acted in many Bollywood films between 1960 and 1980. Saira Banu was born in India to actress of 30s-40s, and the granddaughter of a courtesan Chamiyan Bai, also known as Shamshad Begum of Delhi.

Gauhar Khan (born 23 August 1981, Pune, Maharashtra) is an Indian model, VJ and actress, most known for her prominent role in Ranbir Kapoor starrer, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009). She is the sister of television actress Nigaar Z Khan.

Krishnakumar Kunnath (popularly known as KK, K.K. or Kay Kay) is an Indian singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Gujarati languages films. KK is noted for his clear and soothing voice; broad vocal range and noteplay.

Mohan Rao, known mononymously as Mohan or Mike Mohan is an Indian film actor, known for his works predominantly in Tamil cinema, and a few Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam films. He is also known as “Kokila Mohan” after his debut film Kokila, and “Mike” from numerous roles playing singers using microphones.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1947 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was sworn is as the Deputy Prime Minister of India.

In 1958 Marathwada University was started.

In 1994 Arati Gupta (Saha) succumbed to an incurable jaundice. (29-9-99).

In 995 First ever cellular phone service begins in Calcutta.