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  1. Padma Lakshmi

    Padma Lakshmi


    Padma Lakshmi (born September 1, 1970) is an American cookbook author, actress, model, television host and executive producer. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two in 2006, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.

  2. Rekha



    Rekha Ganesan (born 10 October 1954), better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian film actress who has mainly appeared in Hindi films. Noted for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Hindi cinema, Rekha started her career in 1966 as a child actress in the Telugu film Rangula Ratnam, though her film debut as a lead happened four years later with Sawan Bhadon. Despite the success of several of her early films, she was often panned for her looks and it was not until the mid-to-late 1970s that she got recognition as an actress.

  3. Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha Krishnan


    Trisha Krishnan (born 4 May 1983), known mononymously as Trisha, is an Indian film actress and model, who primarily works in the South Indian film industries, where she has established herself as a leading actress. She was noticed after winning several beauty pageants like the Miss Madras contest (1999), which marked her entry into filmdom.

  4. Sridevi



    Sridevi Kapoor, known as Sridevi (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan on 13 August 1963) is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and a few Kannada films. She is cited as the first female superstar of Hindi Cinema.

  5. Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan


    Vidya Balan (born 1 January 1978) is an Indian actress. She has established a career in Bollywood and is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014. She is known for portraying strong female protagonists and has been acknowledged in the media for pioneering a change in the concept of a Hindi film heroine.

  6. Esha Deol

    Esha Deol


    Esha Deol (born 2 November 1981) is an Indian film actress and older daughter of film actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini. She made her acting debut in Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe (2002). Deol was praised by film critics and her performance in the movie earned her numerous awards and nominations including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

  7. Hema Malini

    Hema Malini


    Hema Malini (born 16 October 1948) is an Indian actress, director and producer, Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, and a politician, well known for her roles in Hindi cinema. She made her acting debut in Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968). She went on to appear in numerous Bollywood films, most notably those with actor and future-husband Dharmendra and with Rajesh Khanna. Malini was initially promoted as "Dream Girl", and in 1977 starred in a film of the same name. During this period, she established herself as one of Hindi cinema's leading actresses, noted for both her comic and dramatic roles, her beauty, and her accomplished classical dancing.

  8. Sendhil Ramamurthy

    Sendhil Ramamurthy


    Sendhil Ramamurthy (born May 17, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He played Gabriel Lowen in The CW sci-fi romance series Beauty & the Beast.

  9. Shruti K. Haasan

    Shruti K. Haasan


    Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan (born 28 January 1986) is an Indian film actress, singer and musician known for her works in Kollywood, Tollywood and Bollywood. She was born to veteran actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika.

  10. Ilayaraja



    Ilaiyaraaja (born Gnanadesikan) is an Indian film composer who works predominantly in the South Indian cinema since the late 1970s. Regarded as one of the finest music composers in India, Ilaiyaraaja is also an instrumentalist, conductor, singer, and a songwriter. He has composed more than 5000 songs and is the only composer in the history of cinema to provide film scores for more than 1000 films, particularly being acclaimed for his background scoring.

  11. Ramya Krishnan

    Ramya Krishnan


    Ramya Krishnan (born 15 September 1967 in Chennai) is an Indian film actress. She has acted in over 200 films in five languages: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi.

  12. Jay Chandrasekhar

    Jay Chandrasekhar


    Jayanth Jambulingam "Jay" Chandrasekhar (born April 9, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director best known for his work with the sketch comedy group Broken Lizard and for directing and starring in Broken Lizard films Super Troopers, Club Dread, and Beerfest. He has also enjoyed several successes in directing feature films and television shows apart from the Broken Lizard troupe.

  13. A.R. Rahman

    A.R. Rahman


    Allah-Rakha Rahman ( pronunciation , born A. S. Dileep Kumar on 6 January 1967) is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, fifteen Filmfare Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards South. Rahman's body of work for film and stage has given him the nickname of "the Mozart of Madras", and Tamil commentators and fans call him Isai Puyal (English: the Musical Storm).

  14. Madhavan



    R. Madhavan (born June 1, 1970) is an Indian actor, writer, film producer and television host. Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards, an award from the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards alongside recognition and nominations from other organisations. He has been described as one of the few actors in India who is able to achieve pan-Indian appeal, appearing in films from seven different languages.

  15. M. Night Shyamalan

    M. Night Shyamalan


    Manoj Shyamalan (/ˈʃʲɑːmələn/ born 6 August 1970), known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, is an Indian-American film director, screenwriter, producer and occasional actor known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots. His major films include the supernatural thriller The Sixth Sense (1999), the neo-noir superhero drama thriller Unbreakable (2000), the science fiction thriller Signs (2002), the psychological thriller The Village (2004), the fantasy thriller Lady in the Water (2006), the natural horror thriller The Happening (2008), the fantasy adventure film The Last Airbender (2010), the sci-fi action-adventure film After Earth (2013) and the horror comedy film The Visit (2015). He is also known for filming and setting his films in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was raised, and for including plot twists in most of his works.

  16. Dhanush



    Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja (born 28 July 1982) is a twice winning National Award Indian film actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. In 2011, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the Tamil film Aadukalam and in the same year, he received international attention for his song "Why This Kolaveri Di", which went on to became the most viewed Indian song on YouTube. He has won six Filmfare Awards up until now. He received his second National Award for producing the best children's film (Kaaka Muttai) in 2015.

  17. V. O. Chidambaram Pillai

    V. O. Chidambaram Pillai


    Valliappan Olaganathan Chidambaram Pillai (1872–1936), popularly known by his initials, V.O.C. (spelt Vaa. Oo.Ce in Tamil), also known as Kappalottiya Tamilan "The Tamil Helmsman", was a Tamil political leader. He was a disciple of Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

  18. Kamal Haasan

    Kamal Haasan


    Kamal Haasan (born 7 November 1954) is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist who works primarily in the Tamil film industry. Haasan has won several Indian film awards including four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. With seven submissions, Kamal Haasan has starred in the highest number of films submitted by India for the Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film. Haasan's production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. Kamal Haasan received the Padma Shri in 1990 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.

  19. Waheeda Rehman

    Waheeda Rehman


    Waheeda Rehman (3 February 1938) is an Indian actress who has appeared in mainly Hindi films, as well as Tamil and Telugu films. She is noted for her contributions to different genres of films from the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. She has received a Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality, a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, a National Film Award for Best Actress and two Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, throughout her career. She has been cited as the Bollywood's "most beautiful" actress by various media outlets, a title for which she has received substantial publicity.

  20. Haji Mastan

    Haji Mastan


    Mastan Haider Mirza, popularly known as Haji Mastan, Bawa /Sultan Mirza (1 March 1926 - 1994) was an Indian mobster and filmmaker. Mastan became the first celebrity gangster of the city of Bombay, expanding his clout in the film industry by giving money to directors and studios for film production. As Mastan's influence in Bollywood grew, he began to produce films himself.

  21. Shiva Ayyadurai

    Shiva Ayyadurai


    VA Shiva Ayyadurai (born 2 December 1967) is an American scientist of Indian origin, inventor and entrepreneur.

  22. M.G. Ramachandran

    M.G. Ramachandran


    Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran (17 January 1917 – 24 December 1987), popularly known by the acronym MGR, was an Indian film actor who worked primarily in Tamil films as an actor, director, producer, and politician who also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu successively for three terms.

  23. Hariharan



    Hariharan (born 1955) is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films, an established ghazal singer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India and is a two-time National Award winner.

  24. Varadarajan Mudaliar

    Varadarajan Mudaliar


    Varadarajan Muniswami Mudaliar (1926 – 2 January 1988), also known as Vardhabhai, was an Indian gangster. For two decades from early 1960s to 1980s, he was one of the most powerful mob bosses in Bombay along with Haji Mastan and Karim Lala.

  25. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan


    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Sarvepalli Radhakrrsnayya  listen ; 5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman who was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967.

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