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February 8 famous birthdays in India

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), popularly known as " The Ghazal King " or " King of Ghazals ", was an iconic Indian Ghazal singer, composer and musician. He gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned Indian ghazal singer Chitra Singh in the 1970s and 1980s. Their combination album comprising music from the films, Arth and Saath Saath is the HMV's largest selling combination album of all time.Jagjit Singh is credited for the revival and popularity of ghazal, an Indian classical art form, by choosing poetry that was relevant to the masses and composing them in a way that laid more emphasis on the meaning of words and melody evoked by them.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1941
  • Birth Place: Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
  • Death Date: 10-Oct-2011
  • Career: Singer, Musician, Entrepreneur, Composer, Music Director, Film Score Composer
  • Citizenship: India

Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and former cricketer. He was renowned as an elegant middle-order batsman and captained India in 47 tests during the 1990s. His international playing career came to a controversial end when he was implicated in the infamous match-fixing scandal in 2000 and subsequently banned by the BCCI for life. In 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court declared illegal the life ban. A division bench of the high court set aside the order of the City Civil Court.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1963
  • Birth Place: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Career: Cricketer
  • Citizenship: India

Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain (8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the third President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He was the first elected Muslim president of India. He was awarded the highest Indian national honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1963. Under Husain, Jamia became closely associated with the Indian freedom movement. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, in 1963.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1897
  • Birth Place: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Death Date: 03-May-1969
  • Citizenship: India

Rucha Hasabnis

Rucha Hasabnis (born on 8 February 1988) is a female actor on Indian television. She plays the lead role in Star Plus's serial Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. Hasabnis has done a B.Com from Vaze College (Mulund), M.Com from Mumbai University. Hasabnis's first acting assignment was in theMarathi serial char chaughi, taking the role of Devika. She is currently the lead in Star Plus serial Saath Nibhaana Sathiya.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1988
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Ashok Chakradhar

Ashok Chakradhar (born February 8, 1951 is a Hindi author and poet.) at Aheerpada Khurja, Bulandshahar Ashok Chakradhar specializes in satire and comedy. He is also a famous poet of Hindi Kavi Sammelan. He was a professor and in Hindi Department at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi. Ashok Chakradhar has won many prestigious national awards for literature.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1951
  • Birth Place: Khurja, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Career: Writer
  • Citizenship: India

Shobha Gurtu

Shobha Gurtu (1925 – 2004) was an Indian singer in the light Hindustani classical style. Though she had equal command over pure classical style, it was with light classical music that she received her fame, and in time came to be known as the Thumri Queen, and for the ‘Abhinaya’ ang in her full-throated voice Bhanumati Shirodkar was born in Belgaum.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1925
  • Birth Place: Belgaum, Karnataka, India
  • Death Date: 27-Sep-2004
  • Career: Singer
  • Citizenship: India

Victor Rodrigues

Victor Rodrigues (Kannada); 8 February 1944 – 5 July 2010) was a Konkani novelist and short story writer from Mangalore, India. He was among the most prominent novelists in the field of Konkani literature. Rodrigues specialised in writing serialised novels of extraordinary length running into more than 150 chapters.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1944
  • Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Citizenship: India

Hari Nayak

Hari Nayak is an Indian chef, restaurateur, author and a renowned Indian food and culinary consultant. Hari's signature style of cooking is distinctly featured in his best seller cookbook "Modern Indian Cooking". Chef Hari has pioneered the next generation of Indian Cooking with his latest cookbook with chef Daniel Bolud. It was named as best of the season by LA times.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1974
  • Birth Place: Udupi, Karnataka, India
  • Career: Chef
  • Citizenship: United States of America

Ayesha Faridi

Ayesha Faridi is an anchor for the Indian business news channel ET Now. She is a journalist by training, having graduated from Delhi University... Prior to joining CNBC TV18, she has worked as a reporter and producer with the BBC World Service and MTV India. She was an Anchor and Researcher at CNBC-TV18 and also headed the news ticker team.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1982
  • Birth Place: Delhi, India
  • Career: Journalist


Vazhakunnam Neelakandan Namboothiri or Prof. Vazhakkunnam(February 8, 1903 - February 9, 1983) is known as the Grand Father of Kerala's Magic. He gave a new meaning to magic in Kerala. He is praised as the patriarch of magic in the State. He played an important role in bringing Magic as an Art. For more than half a century, he had kept the onlookers spellbound in spite of his extreme simplicity.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1903
  • Birth Place: Thiruvegappura, , India
  • Death Date: 09-Feb-1983

Ram Chandra Dome

Ram Chandra Dome (born 8 February 1959, Chilla village) is an Indian politician and a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). A doctor by Career, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from Birbhum constituency in West Bengal state in 1989, 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2004. In 2009, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from Bolpur constituency.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1959
  • Birth Place: Birbhum District, West Bengal, India
  • Career: Politician
  • Citizenship: India

Manohar Hardikar

Manohar Shankar Hardikar (born February 8, 1936 in Baroda - died on February 4, 1995 in Bombay ) was an Indian Test cricketer. Hardikar represented India in two Tests against West Indies in 1958/9. He was dismissed by Roy Gilchrist off the very first ball that he faced in Test cricket. He then took a wicket with his third ball in Test cricket by dismissing Rohan Kanhai.
  • Birth Date: 08-Feb-1936
  • Death Date: 04-Feb-1995
  • Citizenship: India