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Dalip Singh Rana (born 27 August 1972), better known by the ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian professional wrestler, promoter and actor. A professional wrestler since 2000, Rana was most notably with WWE from 2006 to 2014 where he performed under the moniker “The Great Khali”.

Neha Dhupia is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is a former beauty queen and winner of Femina Miss India 2002. Dhupia was born in Cochin, Kerala, India to a Punjabi Sikh family. Her father, Commander Pradip Singh Dhupia, served in the Indian Navy and mother, Manpinder, is a homemaker.

Jim Sarbh (born 27 August 1987) is an Indian film and stage actor. Best known for his supporting work in the Hindi Film Industry, he is the recipient of a Screen Award, an International Indian Film Academy Award and two Filmfare Award nominations.

Soori is an Indian film actor and comedian who appears in Tamil films. He rose to fame after his role in the film Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu (2009), in which the scene involving a parotta eating challenge earned him the nickname Parotta Soori.He has emerged into the limelight post his outstanding performance in films

Sir Dorabji Tata (27 August 1859 – 3 June 1932), was an Indian businessman, and a key figure in the history and development of the Tata Group. Dorabji Tata was knighted in 1910 for his contributions to industry in British India.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1604 Guru Granth Sahib was established in the Golden Temple of Amritsar.

In 1781 Haider Ali and the Britishers fought the battle of Pallilore.

In 1870 Sharmajivi Sangha was established in Calcutta by Sashipada Banerji.

In 1952 Vigyan Mandir inaugurated at Nazafgarh Road, New Delhi.

In 958 Metric system of weights and measures introduced.