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Farah Khan B’day – Success to me is being a good person and treating people well

Farah Khan B’day – Success to me is being a good person and treating people well

Farah Khan was born on 9 January 1965. Her father, Kamran Khan, is a stuntman-turned-filmmaker. Her mother, Menaka Irani, is the sister of former child actors Honey Irani and Daisy Irani. Farah is thus a first cousin of film personalities Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar (children of Honey Irani). She has one brother, Sajid Khan, who is a comedian, actor and film director.

While Farah’s father is a Muslim, her mother is a Zorastrian belonging to Irani(Parsi) Community. Her parent’s marriage broke up when Farah was still a toddler. One reason for this was religion; another was the shortage of money. Kamran Khan had initially been very successful and prosperous, so much so that, when his sister-in-law Honey Irani married a poverty-stricken poet named Javed Akhtar, the newly-weds turned to Kamran for help and he gave them an apartment to live in free of rent. However, Kamran then began losing money badly as his film ventures flopped; his marriage collapsed at the same time. Farah, therefore, saw very little of her father while growing up. Since neither parent had any money left, Farah and Sajid were shuttled between different homes.

Farah Khan married Shirish Kunder, the editor of her film Main Hoon Na, on 9 December 2004. They have since worked together on each other’s films, such as Jaan-E-Mann, Om Shanti Om and Tees Maar Khan. Farah Khan gave birth to triplets in 2008; one son and two daughters.

She learned to dance basically on her own, and set up a dance group. When the choreographer Saroj Khan walked out of the film Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikandar, Khan took over. This was followed by many more songs. She met actor Shahrukh Khan on the set of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and the two have since become good friends and started working together.

Farah Khan’s work in Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and Vanity fair was nominated for a 2004 Tony Awards as Best Choreographer, along with collaborator Anthony van Laast, for Bombay Dreams. She has won the Filmfare Best Choreographer Award six times. Khan then went on to direct her first film Main Hoon Na Starring Shah Rukh Khan which was produced by Red Chillies Entertainment. Khan became the second female director to be nominated for Filmfare Best Director Award as a director, her second movie Om Shanti Om Starring Shah Rukh Khan and debutant Deepika Padukone became the highest grossing Hindi film of all time at its time of release. In 2012 she made her film acting debut in a leading role in Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, directed by Bela Bhansali Sehgal.

Farah Khan trained Colombian pop star Shakira for a Bollywood version of her song Hips Don’t Lie for the MTV Video Music Awards on 31 August 2006. Khan has also choreographed Kylie Minogue for the song Chiggy Wiggy in the 2009 movie Blue.

She hosted the celebrity chat show Tere Mere Beach Mein and was a judge on the reality television series Indian Idol Season 1&2, Jo Jeeta Wahi Super Star, Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega and Dance India Dance Li’l Masters. She also judged dance reality show Just Dance alongside Hrithik Roshan and Vaibhavi Merchant on Star Plus.

Khan and her husband have started a production company called “Three’s Company” named in honor of their triplets. In 2012, she choreographed “Ishq Wala Love” and “Radha” for “Student Of the Year”. In 2013, she choreographed “Jumping Jhapak“.

Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one’s monopoly – Dhirubhai Ambani Birthday Special

Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one’s monopoly – Dhirubhai Ambani Birthday Special.

Some stories are extraordinary, in the same stories there is also a name Dhirubhai Ambani. Born in the family of a very minor teacher in Gujarat, Dhiraj Lal Hiranal Ambani was accustomed to seeing big dreams since childhood. Dhirubhai Ambani, who turned every dream into reality, was born on 28 December 1932 in a Hindu Gujarati family of Chorwad in Gujarat.

When he was 17 years old. To earn money, he went to Yemen near his brother Ramniklal in the year 1949. Where he got a salary of 300 rupees per month on a petrol pump. The company name was’ A. Bessi & Company ‘. Considering the work of Dhirubhai, the company made him a manager in the filling station. After working for a few years Petrol Filling Station, Dhirubhai returned to the country in 1954. While living in Yemen, Dhirubhai had dreamed of being a big man. So after returning home, he left for Mumbai with Rs 500in his pocket. Dhirubhai Ambani was well-acquainted with the market, and he understood that the demand for polyester in India is highest and spices abroad are of Indian spices. After that, the idea of business came to him. He brainstormed and started a company Reliance Commerce Corporation, which started selling Indian spices abroad and overseas polishers in India.

His company has managed to make its identity in every home of the country. During this time, he successfully faced many extremely complex problems and changed his company Reliance into the country’s largest private company. Gradually his company Reliance became a part of Fortune 500 companies by joining the world’s largest companies. During this period, they are accused of engaging in unethical business many times. Although he declined to be clear.

Dhirubhai Ambani may not have received full education but he taught his two sons – Mukesh and Anil. Their studies are done in the US. After that, when both returned to India, he joined RIL and helped the father in every way. As a result, on 6 July 2002, when he died, Reliance had become a company of 62,000 crore. His first salary in Yemen was 300 rupees. But by taking risk he set a path to becoming a millionaire.

Quotes of Dhirubhai Ambani

1) If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.

2) Our dreams have to be bigger. Our ambitions higher. Our commitment deeper. And our efforts greater.

3) Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one’s monopoly.

4) Pursue your goals even in the face of difficulties, and convert adversities into opportunities.

On the 220th Birth Anniversary of Mirza Ghalib Know some interesting facts about him – Birthday Special

220th anniversary of the King of Ghalibah: Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib’s “We know the reality of the paradise but to keep the heart happy, it’s good to think,” You must have listened to Shayari of Ghalib that touches the hearts of people. Do you know that today is Mirza Ghalib’s 220th birthday? Although his real name was Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan, people around the world know him as Mirza Ghalib. On the occasion of the birthday of Mirza Ghalib, Google made his doodle in his honor.

Mirza Ghalib, a highly renowned Urdu poet, will remain alive only through his spiritual Shayari and tickling cheeky lines.

His poetry was not for cheap popularity but it also contained intense literature and complex linguistic highs. Let us know some of the interesting things and interesting facts related to the life of Ghalib, which will change your attitude towards him.

He was born on 27 December 1796. The year he passed away, Mahatma Gandhi was born the same year.He was an expert in popularizing Persian poetry in Indian language. Although Mir Taki Mir was also well versed in this mode, Ghalib increased his level. They are such a poet who enjoys popularity in both India and Pakistan even today.

At the age of 11, he started writing prose and verse in Urdu and Persian. He wrote in romantic style in both Persian and Urdu and it is known as Ghazal. He received great honor during his lifetime. Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah Zafar gave him two great titles. They made them a special part of their court. Not only this, the King appointed Ghalib as his teacher for his elder son. Due to good knowledge & great command over litrature, Ghalib was also a historian of the Mughal court.

The famous lines of Ghalib –

1) Hathoon key lakiroon pay matt jaa ae Ghalib,

Naseeb unkay bhi hotay hain jinkaay haath nahi hotay.

2) Ishq ne ‘Ghalib’ nikamma kar diya,

varna ham bhi aadmi the kaam ke.

3) De mujhko shikaayat kee ijaazat ae sitamgar,

kuchh tujh ko mazaa bhi mire aazaar mein aave.

Know some interesting facts about great mathematician S. Ramanuja

Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22 December 1887 was an Indian Mathematician. Who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fraction, including solutions to mathematical problems considered to be unsolvable.

During his short life, Ramanujan independently compiled nearly 3,900 results (mostly identities and equation). Many were completely novel; his original and highly unconventional results, such as the Ramanuja Prime, the Ramanuja Theta Function,  Partition formulae and Mock Theta Function, have opened entire new areas of work and inspired a vast amount of further research. Nearly all his claims have now been proven correct.

In 1913 he began a Postal partnership with the English mathematician G. H. Hardy at the University of Cambridge, England. Recognizing the extraordinary work sent to him as samples, Hardy arranged travel for Ramanujan to Cambridge. In his notes, Ramanujan had produced groundbreaking new Theorems, including some that Hardy stated had “defeated [him and his colleagues] completely”, in addition to rediscovering recently proven but highly advanced results.

The Ramanuja Journal, a peer-reviewed scientific journal, was established to publish work in all areas of mathematics influenced by Ramanujan,  and his notebooks – containing summaries of his published and unpublished results – have been analyzed and studied for decades since his death as a source of new mathematical ideas. As late as 2011 and again in 2012, researchers continued to discover that mere comments in his writings about “simple properties” and “similar outputs” for certain findings were themselves profound and subtle number theory results that remained unsuspected until nearly a century after his death. He became one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society and only the second Indian member, and the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

In 1919, ill health – now believed to have been hepatic Amobiasis (a complication from episodes of Dysentery, many years previously) – compelled Ramanujan’s return to India, where he died in 1920 at the age of 32. His last letters to Hardy, written January 1920, show that he was still continuing to produce new mathematical ideas and theorems. His “Lost Notebook”, containing discoveries from the last year of his life, caused great excitement among mathematicians when it was rediscovered in 1976.

Have a look over Life & Career Graph of Brad Pitt – Birthday Special

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt was born as William Bradley Pitt on 18-12-1963 in Shawnee in the state of Oklahoma, United States. He is an American Film Actor, Film Producer, Television Actor & Voice Artist who best known for his work in Hollywood films. His first lead role in the film was in ‘The Dark Side of the Sun’ in 1988, although it went unreleased till 1997. His first film in lead role to reach the theaters was the 1989 horror film Cutting Class. He was then cast in the 1990 television movie ‘Too Young to Die’ in the role of Billy Canton. He appeared in several television series like Glory Days, The Image, Head of the Class, and Thirtysomething. His major breakthrough role came with the 1991 movie ‘Thelma& Louise’. Pitt’s intimate scenes with Geena Davis in the movie defined him as a sex symbol.

He received his first Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his performance in the film ‘Legends of the Fall’. He starred in the commercially successful movie ‘The Devil’s Own’ in 1997. His portrayal of Tyler Durden in the cult hit Fight Club in 1999 was widely praised. He appeared in several other movies like Snatch, Meet Joe Black, The Mexican, Spy Game and Seven Years in Tibet. He also appeared in the movie Ocean’s Eleven in 2001, the role he reprised in Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen. He found a production company called ‘Plan B’ which produced its first movie ‘Troy’. He starred in the romance-comedy Mr& Mrs Smith in 2005.

n 2006, he donated $1 million to the foundation Doctors Without Borders and another million to the Global Action for Children. He also has his own charity foundation with his wife, Angelina Jolie: the Jolie-Pitt Foundation.

Know some Interesting facts about John Abraham – Birthday Special

Abraham was born into a family of mixed religious and ethnic heritage. Abraham’s Parsi name, given to him by his mother’s family,  while his father, being a Mathomite Syrian Christian named him “John”. He has a younger brother named Alan Abraham. He considers himself a spiritual person but does not follow any particular religion. Since he was brought up in Mumbai, he is closer to his mother’s side, and thus knows very little of his father’s language Malayalam but is fluent in Gujarati.

John Abraham (born 17 December 1972) is an Indian film actor, producer and a former model who appears in Hindi films. After modelling for numerous advertisements and companies, he made his film debut with Jism (2003), which earned him a Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination. This was followed by his first commercial success, Dhoom(2004). He received two Filmfare Award Nominations, for his negative roles in Dhoom, and in Zinda(2006). He later appeared in the major critical success Water (2005). He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Babul (2006). Since then, Abraham has starred in many critically and commercially successful films including Garam Masala(2005), Taxi Number 9211 (2006), Dostana (2008), New York (2009), Force (2011), Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013), Shootout at Wadala (2013), Welcome Back (2015), Dishoom (2016),thus establishing himself as a commercially successful actor of Hindi cinema.

In 2012, Abraham produced his first film Vicky Donor, which was a critical and commercial success, and earned him a National Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He then established his own production house, John Abraham Entertainment. His second film as a producer was Madras Cafe, which garnered critical acclaim. In 2018, after many delays, his movie Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran released becoming his biggest solo success which then changed shortly after with Satyamev Jayate. which is currently his biggest commercial success. Abraham’s athletic and muscular physique has contributed to his status as one of the most influential Sex Symbols in Bollywood.

Bhaichung Bhutia ‘A God gift to India’ – Birthday Special

Bhaichung Bhutia was born on 15 December 1976 in Tinikitam, Sikkim. He has two older brothers, Chewang and Bom Bom Bhutia, and one younger sister named Cali. His parents, both farmers in Sikkim, were originally not keen on Bhutia’s interest in sports. His father died at an early age but after encouragement from his uncle, Kama Bhutia, he started his education in St. Xavier’s School, Pakyong, East Sikkim, and at the age of nine he won a football scholarship from SAI to attend the Tashi Namgyal Academy in Gangtok.

Bhaichung Bhutia (born 15 December 1976) is a retired Indian footballer who played as a Striker. Bhutia is considered to be the torchbearer of Indian football in the international arena. He is often nicknamed the Sikkimese Sniper because of his shooting skills in football. Three-time Indian Player of the Year I.M. Vijayan described Bhutia as “God’s gift to Indian football”. Bhaichung Bhutia has an older brother named Chewang Bhutia. Chewang and Bhaichung both went to boarding school. Bhutia has had four spells at I-League football team East Bengal Club, the club where he started his career. When he joined English club Bury in 1999, he became the first Indian footballer to sign a contract with a European club and only the second to play professionally in Europe, after Mohammad Salim.

His international footballing honours include winning the Nehru Cup, LG Cup, SAFF Championship three times and the AFC Challenge Cup. He is also India’s second most Capped player, with 82 international caps to his name. He is also India’s second youngest international goal scorer after Jerry Zirsanga. when he scored his first goal against Uzbekistan in 1995 Nehru cup at the age of 18 years 90 days. He is also honoured by the Government of India with Arjuna Award and Padma Shri.


Know some interesting facts about Indira’s younger son Sanjay Gandhi – Birthday Special

Sanjay was born in New Delhi, on 14 December 1946, as the younger son of Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi. Like his elder brother Rajeev Gandhi, Sanjay studied first at Welham Boy’s School and then at the Doon School in Dehradun. Sanjay did not attend university, but took up automotive engineering as a career and underwent an apprenticeship with Rolls-Royce in Crew, England for three years. He was very interested in sports cars, and also obtained a pilot’s licence in 1976. He was interested in aircraft acrobatics and won several prizes in that sport. On 23 September 1974, Sanjay Gandhi married Menka Gandhi and the couple were blessed with a son Varun Gandhi.

He was the man of his own wisdom. He never contested the election but was having a most prominent role in the government. In one famous example, Inder Kumar Gujral resigned from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. when Sanjay attempted to direct the affairs of his ministry and give him orders. Gujral is reported to have angrily rebuked Sanjay and refused to take orders from an unelected person. Gujral was replaced by Vidya Charan Shukla, a Sanjay Gandhi acolyte. In another incident, after popular Bollywood singer Kishore Kumar refused to sing at a function of the Indian Youth Congress, his songs were banned on All India Radio upon Gandhi’s insistence.

Another example of his dictatorship was seen when he abolished more than 70,000 people from tenement just to have a clear view of Jama Masjid. Sanjay Gandhi, accompanied by Jagmohan the vice-chairman of Delhi Development Authority(DDA), was reportedly irked during his visit to Turkman Gate in Old Delhi area that he couldn’t see the grand old Jama Masjid because of the maze of tenements. On 13 April 1976, the DDA team bulldozed the tenements. Police resorted to firing to quell the demonstrations opposing the destruction. The firing resulted in at least 150 deaths. Over 70,000 people were displaced during this episode.

In September 1976, Sanjay Gandhi initiated a widespread Compulsory Sterilization program to limit population growth. The Canadian US Political Commentator, David Frum said that “Forced sterilisation was by far the most calamitous exercise undertaken during the Emergency. The IMF and World Bank had periodically shared their fears with New Delhi about the uncontrolled rise in population levels. India’s democracy was a hurdle: no government could possibly enact laws limiting the number of children a couple could have without incurring punishment at the ballot box. But with democracy suspended, the IMF and World Bank encouraged Indira to pursue the programme with renewed vigour. Indira and Sanjay, the self-styled socialists, inflicting on Indians the humiliation of forced sterilisation in order to appease western loan sharks: the irony was lost on them. Socialism, like much else, had been reduced to a slogan.”

Sanjay Gandhi Death –

Sanjay Gandhi died instantly from head wounds in an air crash on 23 June 1980 near Safdurjung Airport in New Delhi. He was flying a new aircraft of the Delhi Flying club, and, while performing an Aerobatic Manoeuvre at his office, lost control and crashed. The only passenger in the plane, Captain Subhash Saxena, also died in the crash. Wikileaks has revealed that three attempts were made on his life before he died in the plane crash

Know some interesting facts about famous personalities born on 12-12

12-12 is a unique slot for the birthday. Astrology says that people born on 12-12 are remarkably virtuous, charming manner, amiable nature and worthy. December 12 individuals crave for success and victory and feel delighted when they achieve success. So here we present some interesting facts about famous people born on 12-12.

1. Rajnikanth: He was born on 12 December 1950, in Maratha family in Bangalore, Mysore State (Present day Karnataka). His mother was a housewife and father a Police Constable. Rajnikant’s early name was Shivaji Rao. After completing his school education, Rajinikanth continued to perform various jobs in the cities of Bangalore and Madras, including that of a Coolie and carpenter, and finally ended up being recruited in the Bangalore Transport Service (BTS) as a Bus Conductor.

He began to take part in stage plays after Kannada playwright Topi Muniappa offered him a chance to act in one of his mythological plays. During the time, he came across an advertisement issued by the newly formed Madras Film Institute which offered acting courses. Though his family was not fully supportive of his decision to join the institute, his friend and co-worker Raj Bahadur motivated him to join the institute and financially supported him during this phase. During his stay at the institute, he was performing in a stage play and got noticed by Tamil film director K. Balachander. The director advised him to learn to speak Tamil, a recommendation that Rajinikanth quickly followed.

Leaving behind the conductor phase, a new phase of acting had knocked in his life. After starting his career in acting, soon he gained the title of ‘Superstar’. In 2007, he charged 56 crores for the film ‘Sivaji’. Which made him the 2nd most paid actor in Asia after Chinese actor Jackie Chan. He has won 6 Tamilnadu State film award for best actor. He was honored with Padma Bhushan Award by Government of India in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 20016 for his contribution to Arts.  Currently, Rajnikanth is rocking the theatre with his sci-fi flick 2.0. His latest release has earned over 600 crores worldwide.

Rajnikanth is married to Latha Rangachari on 26 February 1981 at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Rajni and Latha have two daughters Aishwarya Rajnikanth and Saundarya Rajnikanth.

2. Yuvraj Singh: He was born on 12 December 1981 in a Sikh family to former cricketer Yograj Singh. Tennis and roller skating were Yuvraj’s favorite sports during his childhood and he was quite good at it. He had also won under-14 Roller Skating Championship but his father threw away all his medals and asked him to concentrate on his sports i.e. Cricket. Yuvraj studied at DAV college in Chandigarh. Yuvraj was not very close to his father and he never liked him as well. After his parents divorced, Yuvraj chose to stay with his mother.

Yuvraj Singh started his Cricket career for India in 2000 as an All-rounder. Who comes to bat in the middle order and can spin as well when required. He had hit 6 sixes in over bowled by Stuart Broad in a T-20 match against England (2007). He also created the record of fastest fifty in the same match by scoring 50 runs in just 12 balls. He was awarded Player of the Tournament in 2011 ICC World Cup. In the same year when he played the most important role in making India the Champion of ICC World Cup. He was diagnosed with a Cancer Tumor in his left lungs and underwent Chemotherapy treatment in Boston and Indianapolis. In March 2012, he was discharged from the hospital and returned to India in April 2012.

In 2012, Yuvraj was awarded Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award by the Government of India. In 2014, he was awarded Padma Shri Award, India’s fourth highest Civilian Award. At IPL auction in 2014, Royal Challenger Bangalore bought Yuvraj Singh to his team at a cost of 14 crore and next year Delhi Daredevils bought Yuvraj Singh for all time high price 16 crore. He is currently playing for Kings XI Punjab. He has scored 14 centuries and 52 half-centuries in One-Day International with an average of 36.54 runs per match.