January 21 - Babasaheb Bhosale became the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
January 15 - Neil Nitin Mukesh (Neil Nitin Mukesh Chand Mathur) was born in Mumbai. He is a Bollywood actor. He is the son of singer Nitin Mukesh and grandson of the legendary singer Mukesh.
December 16 - Bharat Goyal, a Finance Professional was born.
December 25 - Bengali film actor Dev (Deepak Adhikari) was born in Mumbai. He is one of the biggest superstar and highest paid actor in Tollywood (Bengali film industry).
March 3 - Raghupati Sahay (pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri) death. He was a writer, critic, and Urdu poet. He received Padma Bhushan Award, Jnanpith Award and Sahitya Akademi Fellowship.
June 9 - Hafiz Mirza Nasir Ahmad was born. He was Khalifatul Masih III, head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
August 3 - Tribhuvan Narain Singh died in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He also served as governor of West Bengal and as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and as Union Minister of Industry and Steel.
November 15 - Acharya Vinoba Bhave at the age of 87 at Paunar, Wardha. He was a freedom fighter and a spiritual teacher. He is famous for the Bhoodan Andolan.