1945 - Javed Akhtar was born in Gwalior state, British India. He is a poet, lyricist and scriptwriter in Bollywood. He received Padma Bushan and many Filmfare Awards.
2010 - Jyoti Basu died at the age of 95 in Kolkata. He was a Bengali politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) who served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any state of India.
1908 - L. V. Prasad (Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao) was born in Somavarapadu, Eluru, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. He was a film producer, actor, director, cinematographer and businessman. He was one of the pioneers of Indian cinema and received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.View All
Javed Akhtar was born on 17th January in the year 1945 at Gwalior,MadhyaPradesh,India, to an Bollywood SongWriter Jan Nasir and singer Safia Akhtar, a teacher and writer.Javed Akhtar lost his mother at early stage and he was bought up in Lucknow with their relatives. He completed is BA from Saifi... read more