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Amitabh Bachchan
Actor who personified an industry
He started his career as a freight broker on the ports of Kolkata. But earning a livelihood was not just enough for him…Read More

Shah Rukh Khan
Baadshah of Bollywood
Shah Rukh Khan – actor, producer, television personality and an entrepreneur, is not just a favourite of the Indian film…Read More

Aamir Khan
Thespian with social conscience
Amir Khan started his career as a child artist in Nasir Hussain’s Yaadon Ki Baarat (1973).An entertainer,a social crusader,… Read More

A. R. Rahman
Global tunesmith
Like many other music composers, he is not a particularly gifted vocalist or an accomplished instrumentalist. A. R. Rahman,…Read More

Sachin Tendulkar
God of cricket
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, the man who has transcended most other sportsmen to become arguably the greatest cricketer…Read More

Lakshmi Mittal
Man of steel
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is the Chairman and CEO of Arcelormittal, the world’s largest steel making company. He is known as the…Read More

Mukesh Ambani
The other name for reliance
The managing director of the flagship Indian corporate Reliance Industries Limited, Mukesh Ambani, is the largest…Read More

Salman Rushdie
Wordsmith
Anglo-Indian author Salman Rushdie is one of the leading novelists of the twentieth century. His style is often likened to…Read More

Ratan Tata
Taking India Global
Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, a 29 year old, while working in his father’s banking firm, established a trading company… Read More

Ustad Zakir Hussain
Fingers of magic
With numerous national and international awards and accolades to his credit, he is a treasure, not just for India but for the…Read More

Rahul Sharad Dravid
The great wall of India
Rahul Dravid is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of world cricket. Call him “The Wall”,…Read More

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly
The Bengal Tiger
What this man gave to the Indian cricket cannot be matched by another. He is the saviour of Indian cricket after match fixing…Read More

N. R. Narayana Murthy
Father of Indian IT Sector
Some people leave imprints on our life because of the charisma in their persona. All that remains in our memory is a person’s behaviour…Read More

Azim Hashim Premji
Business Tycoon & Philanthropist
We must always begin with our strength.” These are the words of Azim Premji. However, he himself created his strength…Read More

Amartya Sen
Conscience of Economics
Amartya Kumar Sen received the Nobel Prize in economic sciences in 1988 for his work in welfare economics. He spent a lifetime… Read More

Vinod Dham
Father of the pentium chip
Vinod Dham is one of the famous Indians to leave a global impression through his great deeds. He is an inventor, entrepreneur and…Read More

Indra Nooyi
Woman of many roles
While studying in Connecticut, she worked as a receptionist from midnight to sunrise and struggled to put together $50…Read More

Adi Godrej
Leading entrepreneur and philanthropist
The chairman of the Godrej group, Adi Godrej, is one of the august names in the arena of world business leaders. He is the leader of…Read More

Anil Ambani
Business Magnate
From a two-bedroom accommodation in a small settlement to a 14-floor apartment in the posh Colaba, he has been carrying… Read More

Vishwanathan Anand
Master of the chessboard
One of the most versatile champions, the strongest rapid chess player of his generation and the undisputed world champion…Read More

Micky Jagtiani
Chairman – Landmark Group
Being a magnate is not just a matter of size, it’s about the mettle of the leader’s core which makes the brand into something… Read More

Anand Mahindra
Chairman & MD – Mahindra & Mahindra
Success comes on swift wings to those who dare to fly. One such flight was undertaken by one of the biggest tycoons of the Indian…Read More

Kumar Mangalam Birla
Chairman – Aditya Birla Group
Great men are characterised by their perseverance, acumen, proficiency and an impulse to succeed…Read More

Sunny Varkey
Chairman – Gems Education
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. Sunny Varkey’s life’s ambition is carving prodigies…Read More

Tulsi R.Tanti
Chairman – Suzlon Group
Some dreams and vision are too big to be conceived by average human minds. To harness such ambitions, one needs to…Read More

B. R. Shetty
MD & CEO – NMC Healthcare & UAE Exchange
Armed with a degree in clinical pharmacy, Dr. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty or B. R. Shetty as he is popularly known,…Read More

Jaiprakash Gaur
Founder – Chairman – Jaypee Group
It takes a little more than just a dream to surmount resistance in life. It takes sheer persistence and hard work… Read More

Dr Prathap C. Reddy
Chairman – Apollo Hospitals
Someone who has spent his entire life in order to create a better and more secure tomorrow for people across the…Read More

Dr Kushal Pal Singh
Chairman – Dlf Limited, India
Dr Kushal Pal Singh, popularly known as K. P. Singh, is the chairman of the board of DLF Limited, India’s largest…Read More

Lord Swraj Paul
Founder of Caparo & Philanthropist
Lord Swraj Paul, the founder of multi-national company Caparo – the UK based steel and engineering firm, is known…Read More

Brijmohan Lall Munjal
Chairman-Hero Motocorp
One of the founders of the country’s largest corporate groups, Brijmohan Lall Munjal is currently the chairman of Hero… Read More

Shiv Nadar
Founder and Chairman – HCL
He started from a garage 38 years ago and now his companies are worth $11.3 billion. Shiv Nadar, founder and …Read More

Sunil Bharti Mittal
Chairman – Bharti Enterprises
An entrepreneurial game-changer and a dreamer with a global vision, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises,…Read More

Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Santoor Maestro
The history of melody in India cannot be written without him being named in the list of successful musicians…Read More

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
The Sarod Samrat
Carrying the legacy of music on his shoulders in the sixth generation, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a…Read More

Zubin Mehta
Conductor & Music Director
Had he continued with his pre-medical studies, the world would have missed his expressiveness on podium and…Read More

Lata Mangeshkar
Nightingale of India
Dotingly known as the ‘nightingale of India’, Lata Mangeshkar at 84 is still amongst the most successful and… Read More

Ajaypal Singh Banga
President and CEO – Mastercard
An entirely India-educated financial analyst, Ajaypal Singh Banga, known as Ajay Banga is the current…Read More

S. H. Raza
Master of Colours
Syed Haider Raza enjoys being famous as the ‘master of colours’. He is one of the eminent Indian…Read More

K.G. Subramanyan
Painter, Sculptor and Muralist
Painter, sculptor and muralist, K. G. Subramanyan was born in a village in north Kerala in 1924…Read More

Anish Kapoor
Sculptor and Artist
India-born British sculptor, Anish Kapoor, known for his use of abstract biomorphic forms and his penchant for… Read More

Asha Bhosle
Queen of Melody
Asha Bhosle is one of the renowned names in the music industry in India. She has been singing professionally for…Read More

Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia
Great Indian Flautist
An internationally acclaimed flautist from India, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is a very popular and eminent…Read More

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