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Kangana Ranaut (born 23 March 1987) is an Indian actress and director who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several awards, including three National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards, she has featured five times in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. Born in Bhambla, a small town in Himachal Pradesh.

Smriti Zubin Irani (née Malhotra; 23 March 1976) is an Indian politician, former model, television actress, and producer. Irani is a Minister in the Union Cabinet of India. She is serving in the cabinet of Prime Minister Modi as Minister of Textiles and was given additional charge as Minister of Women and Child Development in the 2nd cabinet of Modi since May 2019.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (born 23 March 1953) is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. She is the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company based in Bangalore, India and the chairperson of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Meka Srikanth (born 23 March 1968) is an Indian film actor, who is known for works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He has received two state Nandi Awards, and one Filmfare Award South. He has starred in films like Swarabhishekam, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for 2004.

Ram Manohar Lohia, (23 March 1910 – 12 October 1967) was an activist in the Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader. During the last phase of British rule in India, he worked with the Congress Radio which was broadcast secretly from various places in Bombay until 1942.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1596 Chandbibi made treaty with Murad and gave ‘Varhad’ area to Mughals.

In 1757 Lord Clive conquered Chandranagar after defeating the French troops.

In 1911 Indranath Bandopadhyay, Bengali comedy writer and journalist, passed away.

In 1913 Indian Muslim Conference passes resolution demanding immediate self-government.

In 1942 Japanese forces occupy Rangoon, Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean.