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Nandita Das

Nandita Das (born 7 November 1969) is an award-winning Indian film actress and director. As an actress, she is known for her performances in Fire (1996), Earth (1998), Bawandar (2000), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002) and Aamaar Bhuvan (2002). As a director, she is known for her directorial debut Firaaq (2008), which has won a number of national and international awards. She has been awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France for her work. Nandita Das was the first Indian to be inducted into their International Women's Forum's hall of fame.Das was born in New Delhi to noted Indian painter, Jatin Das, an Oriya Hindu Kayastha (Karanam or "Karan

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Adhyayan Suman

Adhyayan Suman born 13 January 1988 in Mumbai, India is an Indian actor who debuted in the Bollywood film industry with "Haaledil". He is the son of Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman.Adhyayan Suman is the son of actor Shekhar Suman and Alka Suman. Adhyayan's debut film in Bollywood is Haal-e-dil directed by Anil Devgan and produced by Kumar Mangat. He delivered his first hit movie Raaz The Mystery Continues with Emraan Hashmi & Kangna Ranaut, critics claimed that he was not bad in the movie and had brushed up his acting skills but they mentioned that lead roles do not suit him and he should stick to supporting and negative roles. In his very third movie Jashnn, Adhyayan proved the

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Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Shrivastav alias Bachchan (27 November 1907 18 January 2003), was a noted Indian poet of Chhayavaad literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature. He was also a famous poet of the Hindi Kavi Sammelan. He is best known for his early work Madhushala. He is also the father of Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan.Born in a Srivastava Kayastha family, in the village of Babupatti (Raniganj) in the district of Pratapgarh, U.P. near Allahabad in the United Provinces (modern Uttar Pradesh) he was the eldest son of Pratap Narayan Shrivastav and Saraswati Devi. He was called bachchan (meaning Kid at home). He received his formal schooling in a mu

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Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen (born 19 November, 1975) is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood films. A former model, Sen was crowned Miss Universe in 1994. She was the first Indian woman to win the contest, and in 2010 she acquired the rights to send delegates from India to Miss Universe through a new pageant franchise I Am She Miss Universe India. Her cinematic turning point came with romance Sirf Tum and comedy Biwi No.1 both in 1999, the latter fetched her the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. She has since acted in commercial successes like Aankhen (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004) - her biggest commercial success so far and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005). She received high critica

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Raju Srivastav

Raju Srivastav born Satyaprakash Srivastava on December 25, 1963) often credited as Raju Shrivastav or Raju Srivastava, is an Indian comedian, and more popularly, an observational comedian. He is known most for his acute scrutiny and comical timing about various aspects of Indian life.atyaprakash Srivastava was born on 25 December 1963, in Kanpur, India. His father is poet Rameshchandra Srivastava, otherwise known as Balai Kaka. Balai Kaka had his base in village Magrair, Unnao before he shifted to Kanpur. Being a good mimic, Srivastava pursued the dream of becoming a comedian since childhood. In his school time he used to imitate his teachers. He gained initial stardom

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