Events, Births, Deaths occured on August 15

Historical Events

2012 - Bollywood film "Ek Tha Tiger" directed by Kabir Khan starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir Shorey and Girish Karnad was released.

Famous Births

1872 - Sri Aurobindo (Aurobindo Ghosh) was born in Calcutta. He was a nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. In 1926, with the help of his spiritual collaborator, Mirra Alfassa, he founded the Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

1912 - Ustad Amir Khan was born. He was a classical vocalist. He is considered one of the most famous figure in Hindustani classical music, and the founder of the Indore Gharana.

1915 - Ismat Chughtai was born. She was a famous writer in Urdu known for her fierce feminist ideology.

1926 - Sukanta Bhattacharya was born. He was a Bengali poet and playwright. He is one of the prominent figures of modern Bengali poetry.

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