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Jayaram Jayalalithaa (24 February 1948 – 5 December 2016) was an Indian politician and film actress who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016. From 1989 she was the general secretary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), a Dravidian party whose cadre revered her as their Amma (mother) and Puratchi Thalaivi (revolutionary leader).
Nani (born as Naveen Babu Ghanta on 24 February 1984), is an Indian film actor, film producer, media personality, and television presenter primarily known for his work in Telugu cinema, but has also done a few Tamil films. He was an assistant director and worked with Srinu Vaitla and Bapu, before working as an RJ for World Space Satellite in Hyderabad.Nani made his film debut in 2008 with the hit romantic comedy Ashta Chamma.
Udyanraje Bhosale (24 February 1966) is an Indian politician and a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a former member of the 17th Lok Sabha representing NCP from Satara Constituency in Maharashtra. In 2009, 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections he was elected to the Lok Sabha as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate.
Pooja Bhatt (born 24 February 1972) is an indian film director, actress, voice over artist, model and film maker. The recipient of several accolades, including two National Film Award. Born into the Bhatt family, she is the daughter of Indian filmmaker, Mahesh Bhatt.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali (born 24 February 1963) is a Bollywood director, producer, screenwriter, and music director. One of the most acclaimed filmmakers in Hindi cinema, Bhansali is the recipient of several awards, including five National Film Awards, eleven Filmfare Awards and a BAFTA nomination. In 2015, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award. Bhansali made his directorial debut with Khamoshi.
In 1786 Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India.
In 1924 Mahatma Gandhi released from jail.
In 1936 Laxmibai Tilak, famous marathi poet, passed away.
In 1957 General Election ( 2nd) of India begins.
In 1961 Government of Madras province was renamed as Tamil Nadu.