2012 - Bollywood film "Student of the Year" directed by Karan Johar starring Siddarth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Rishi Kapoor was released.
2012 - Bollywood animated film "Delhi Safari" directed by Nikhil Advani with voice-over by Akshaye Khanna, Suniel Shetty, Urmila Matondkar, Boman Irani, Govinda and Swini Khara was released.
2012 - Bengali film Challenge 2 directed by Raja Chanda starring Dev, Pooja Bose and Kharaj Mukherjee was released.
2012 - Benglai film Paanch Adhyay directed Pritam D. Gupta starring Dia Mirza, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Soumitra Chatterjee was released.
2012 - Astra directed by Tathagata Bhattacharjee starring Joy, Samapika, Soumitra Chatterjee and Rajesh Sharma was released.
1888 - Venkatarama Ramalingam Pillai was born at Namakkal, Madras Presidency. He was a Tamil poet and freedom fighter. He is well known for his poems about independence.
1910 - Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS was born in Lahore, British India. He was an Indian-American astrophysicist who, with William A. Fowler, won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics for key discoveries that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him. He was the nephew of Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.
1920 - Pandurang Vaijnath Shastri Athavale was born. He was a philosopher, spiritual leader, social reformer and Hinduism reformist. He founded the Swadhyay Parivar organization. He received Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership, and Padma Vibhushan.