Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on Sep 15 1977. She has written novels and short stories. She was described in The Times Literary Supplement as "the most prominent" of a "procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors. In 2008, Adichie was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant for Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.
Today is playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan’s 37th birthday. She started her career at the age of 12. Reality show Meri Awaz Suno gave her a major break and she became a singing sensation with "Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi" from Mast. It won her Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. Sunidhi has appeared four times in Forbes' Celebrity 100 of India.
Regarded as the "First female Superstar" and "Megastar" Sridevi was the recipient of a National Film Award, Nandi Award, Tamil Nadu State Film Award, Kerala State Film Award, 3 Filmfare Awards and 3 Filmfare Awards South. She was also bestowed with a Padma Shri. Till the day she died, she was the epitome of a strong woman and an inspiration to many.
Swiss-born American actress, singer, dancer and model Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham was born on September 5, 1989 in Geneva, Switzerland. She started her career at age 6. She is best known for her role as Bonnie Bennett in The Vampire Diaries. She was previously signed to A&M/Octone and Interscope Records. Graham is a vegan since 2012.
TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee was born today, Aug 10, 1991. She first gained recognition in 2010 in the TV show Balika Vadhu, where she appeared as ‘Anandi.’ She was also a participant in the reality show Bigg Boss 7. On Apr 1, 2016, Banerjee was found hanging in her Mumbai apartment and according to the postmortem report, cause of death was asphyxia.
Born in a Sindhi family, Mumbai, actress Hansika Motwani turns 29 today on Aug 9. Apart from Tamil films, she also acts in Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films. Hansika participates in philanthropic activities. She is the brand Ambassador of Chennai turns Pink, an awareness program to promote breast cancer awareness among women.