The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Thondup; 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was formally headed by the Ganden Tripas.

Ranveer Singh (born Ranveer Singh Bhavnani on 6 July 1985) is an Indian actor working in Bollywood. Born in Mumbai, India, Ranveer Singh had always wanted to be an actor since his childhood. However, during his college days he felt that the idea of acting was far-fetched and focused on creative writing.

Nikita Thukral (born July 6th, 1981) is an Indian film actress and model, who has acted in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films. She is best known for her item number “Kodana Kodi” in Saroja. Thukral was born into a Punjabi family and was raised in Mumbai.

Puja Gupta is an Indian Model and actress. She was the winner of Miss India Universe in 2007 and later went to Mexico to participate in Miss Universe 2007, finishing in 9th place. Born in New Delhi, Puja came to the spotlight after winning the Pantaloons Femina Miss India Universe in 2007 organized by Pantaloons.

Syama Prasad Mukherjee (6th July 1901 – 23rd June 1953) was an Indian politician, barrister and academician, who served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. After falling out with Nehru, Mukherjee quit the Union Government because of differences of opinion with Nehru led government on the issue of Jammu & Kashmir.

Dhan Gopal Mukerji (July 6, 1890 –July 14, 1936) was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States and winner of Newbery Medal 1928 .

Death Anniversaries on 6th July

Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani (28 December 1932 – 6 July 2002) was an Indian rags-to-riches business tycoon who founded Reliance Industries in Mumbai with his cousin. Ambani took his company public in 1977.

Babu Jagjivan Ram (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), known popularly as Babuji, was a freedom fighter and a social reformer hailing from the scheduled castes of Bihar in India. He was from the Chamar caste and was a leader for his community.

Captain Anuj Nayyar (August 28, 1975 – July 7, 1999) was an officer of the 17 Jat Regiment of the Indian Army, who was posthumously awarded the Maha Vir Chakra, India’s second highest gallantry award, for exemplary valour in combat during operations in the Kargil War in 1999.

Ruth Elizabeth Becker (October 28, 1899 – July 6, 1990) was one of the last remaining survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912. She was born on October 28, 1899 in Guntur, India, to American Lutheran missionary Allen Oliver Becker and his wife Nellie E. Baumgardner.

Mani Kaul (25 December 1944 – 6 July 2011) was a Kashmiri Pandit film director of Hindi films. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) where he was a student of Ritwik Ghatak and later became a teacher.