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August 17 famous birthdays in India

S. Shankar

Shankar Shanmugam is an Indian film director and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. He made his directional debut in Gentleman (1993) for which he was awarded the Filmfare Best Director Award. He is the highest paid film-maker in India among his contemporaries. Two of his films, Indian (1996) and Jeans (1998) were submitted by India for the Acade... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1963
  • Place of Birth: Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Career: Film Producer, Film Director, Screenwriter
  • Citizenship: India


Sachin Pilgaonkar (born 17 August 1957) often known by his first name Sachin, is an Indian film and television actor, director and producer. Starting as a child actor, in Marathi film, Ha Majha Marg Ekla (1962), he went on to act in around 65 films as a child artiste, before switching to adult roles, and giving hits like Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Balika Badhu (1976), Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978),... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1957
  • Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Actor, Film Director
  • Citizenship: India

Supriya Pilgaonkar

Supriya Pilgaonkar (born 17 August 1967) often known by her screen name Supriya, is a Marathi actress. She is the wife of Marathi actor Sachin Pilgaonkar. Her claim to fame is her role of a harried daughter-in-law to Reema Lagoo in the popular Indian TV comedy series Tu Tu Main Main. Supriya was born as Supriya Sabnis on 16 August 1967, in Mumbai, India. She met her future husband, Sachin Pilgaonk... 
Birth Date: 17-Aug-1967
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Career: Actor
Citizenship: India

Sharat Saxena

Sharat Saxena is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has acted in nearly 160 Bollywood films. Saxena started his career in the early 70s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles. He has starred in some of the most successful films of Bollywood like Mr. India, Tridev, Ghayal, Khiladi, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Soldier, Baghban, Fanaa, Krrish, Ek ... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1950
  • Place of Birth: Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Muhammad Shah

Muhammad Shah (محمد شاه) (1748 – 1702) also known as Roshan Akhtar, was a Mughal emperor of India between 1719 and 1748. He was son of Khujista Akhtar Jahan Shah, the fourth son of Bahadur Shah I. Ascending the throne at 17 with the help of the Sayyid Brothers, he later got rid of them with the help of Nizam-ul-Mulk Chin Qilich Khan. Historians nicknamed him Rangeela, meaning "joy-maker". Roshan A... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1702
  • Place of Birth: Fatehpur, Rajasthan, India

Shaji Kailas

Shaji Kailas is a Malayalam film director. He is known for his hard-hitting action films. Shaji Kailas's debut as a director was in 1989 with News, starring Suresh Gopi in the lead role. Scripted by Jagadish, this investigative thriller was an average grosser. But, with this film, Shaji succeeded in gaining attention of film viewers. But his second release Sunday 7 PM, came out it 1990 was a big f...
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1965
  • Place of Birth: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Career: Film Director
  • Citizenship: India


Thirumavalavan or Thol. Thirumavalavan (Tamil: தொல்.திருமாவளவன், born 17 August 1962), is a Dalit activist, Member of Parliament in 15th Lok Sabha and the current President of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (Liberation Panthers Party), a Dalit political party in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. He rose to prominence in the 1990s as a Dalit leader, and entered politics in 1999. His political p... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1962
  • Place of Birth: Anganur, Tamil Nadu
  • Career: Politician, Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Vasuki Sunkavalli

Vasuki Sunkavalli (born 17 August 1984) is an Indian lawyer and Model and I Am She – Miss Universe India 2010 Title Holder. She has represented India at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 12 September 2011, but could not make the cut due to non participation in competition rounds. Sunkavalli was crowned I Am She – Miss Universe India on 15 July 2011 in Mumbai, India. In 20... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1984
  • Place of Birth: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Career: Model

Y. Venugopal Reddy

Dr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy, better known as Y. V. Reddy, (born 17 August 1941) is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1964 batch who served as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (India's central bank) from 6 September 2003 until 5 September 2008. In 2010, he was awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan. Reddy received his M.A. in economics from M... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1941
  • Place of Birth: Kadapa,
  • Career: Banker
  • Citizenship: India

Murasoli Maran

Murasoli Maran (Tamil: முரசொலி மாறன்) (August 17, 1934- November 23, 2003) was a prominent Tamil politician in India, and an important leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party which is headed by his maternal uncle and mentor, M. Karunanidhi. A Member of Parliament for 36 years, he was made a Union Minister in three separate central governments, in charge of Urban Development in the V.P.... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1934
  • Place of Birth: Thirukkuvalai,
  • Death Date: 23-Nov-2003
  • Career: Politician
  • Citizenship: India

Anil Aggrawal

Anil Aggrawal M.D. (Hindi: अनिल अग्रवाल) (born August 17, 1956) is a professor of forensic medicine at the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. He is known chiefly as the Editor-in-Chief of the Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. Dr. Aggrawal passed his high school examination from Ramjas Higher Secondary School, Daryaganj in 1972, and then went on to join his premedic... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1956
  • Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
  • Career: Writer, Physician
  • Citizenship: India

Ashutosh Tewari

Ashutosh K. Tewari (born in Kanpur, India) is a board certified American urologist, oncologist, and clinical researcher at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in New York City where he directs the Institute of Prostate Cancer and Robotic Surgery. Tewari holds the Ronald P. Lynch endowed Chair of Urologic Oncology and is the hospital's Director of Robotic Prostatectomy, treating pat... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1960
  • Place of Birth: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Citizenship: United States of America

Vikas Kalantri

Vikas Kalantri is a Hindi actor who has done many films such as Dil Bechara Pyaar Ka Mara amongst actor Mallika Kapoor and others. He has also done films such as Nayee Padosan and Jigyaasa.... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1978
  • Place of Birth: India, , India
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Vasudevan Baskaran

Vasudevan Baskaran (Tamil: வாசுதேவன் பாஸ்கரன்) is a former field hockey player from India. He captained the Indian team, which won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. Thereafter coached and Mentored several players for the Indian team.He lives with his family in Chennai,India After Olympic gold win as a player, Baskaran coached the Indian National Team several times... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1950
  • Place of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Career: Coach

Dinesh Baboo

Dinesh Baboo (also known as Dinesh Babu ದಿನೇಶ್ ಬಾಬು Kannada) (born 17 August 1956 in Trivandrum, India), is an Indian film director, cinematographer, producer, actor and screenwriter. He has worked in both Malayalam cinema and Kannada cinema. His directorial ventures were chiefly with Kannada films. His popularity also is largely as a director rather than a cinematographer due to his many popular ... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1956
  • Place of Birth: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Career: Cinematographer, Film Director
  • Citizenship: India

Gauhar Raza

Gauhar Raza (born August 17, 1956) is an Indian scientist by Career, and a leading Urdu poet, social activist and documentary film maker working to popularize the understanding of science among general public, known for his films like Jung-e-Azadi, on the India's First War of Independence, and Inqilab (2008) on Bhagat Singh. He was also the honorary director of Jahangirabad Media Institute. Bo... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1956
  • Place of Birth: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Career: Scientist, Poet
  • Citizenship: India

Maulana Mohammad Abbas Ansari

Mohammad Abbas Ansari is a prominent political leader and Shia cleric from Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir. He is a Kashmiri separatist, ex-chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, and founder of the Jammu & Kashmir Ittihadul Muslimeen (JKIM) political party. He is considered a moderate and has called for an end to violence in that region. Abbas was born on August 18, 1936 in Srinaga... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1936
  • Place of Birth: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Amandeep Singh

Amandeep Singh (born 17 August 1987) is a New Zealand cricketer who has played four first-class matches for the Canterbury Wizards. He is a right-handed batsman and fast-medium bowler. Singh was born in Punjab. He attends Lincoln University and plays club cricket for Sydenham.... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1987
  • Place of Birth: Punjab, India
  • Citizenship: India

Kandala Subrahmanyam

Kandala Subrahmanyam or Kandala Subrahmanya Tilak, shortly K. S. Tilak B.Sc.(Hons.)(From B.H.U.), L.L.B. is an Indian lawyer, Socialist leader, Indian freedom activist and Parliamentarian. He is son of Shri Seshasayi and born at Visakhapatnam on 17 August 1920. He was educated at Maharajah's College, Vizianagaram, Benaras Hindu University and Raja Lakhamgonda Law College, Belgaum. He led a strike ... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1920
  • Place of Birth: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Banda Karthika Reddy

Karthika Banda (born 17 August 1977) is an Indian politician and former Mayor of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. She became first female mayor of the city of Hyderabad in 2009 and is a member of the Indian National Congress political party. Karthika Banda was born on 17 August 1977 in Hyderabad, India. She is a post-graduate in sociology from Osmania Un... 
  • Birth Date: 17-Aug-1977
  • Place of Birth: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India