Based in New York, Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair, specializes in films for international audiences on Indian society, whether in economic, social or cultural spheres. Some of her well-known films are: Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, The Namesake, Monsoon Wedding, and Salaam Bombay! She is the recipient of Padma Bhushan.
Aged 34, footballer and goalkeeper for Manchester City and England national team, Karen Louise Bardsley was born in Santa Monica, California. In 2004 and 2005, she was named Big West Conference Goalkeeper of the Year. She began coaching as a volunteer coach at California State University before working as an assistant coach with University of San Diego.
Turning 74 today, American feminist author and organizer in women's rights and human rights movements Charlotte Bunch is currently the founding director and senior scholar at the Center for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is also a professor in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers.
14-year-old American ventriloquist and singer Darci Lynne Farmer was the winner of season twelve of the NBC competition show America's Got Talent and the runner-up of America's Got Talent: The Champions. International Teen title holder Laryssa Bonacquisti inspired her to try ventriloquism herself. And at age 10, her parents encouraged her.
Amitabh Bachchan turns 76, and the actor, producer, TV host, singer and former politician is dubbed as India’s ‘angry young man.’ He has acted in more than 190 movies. His name and fame has spread worldwide. He is the recipient of 4 National Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Award and 15 Filmfare Awards along with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
Actor and model Rakul Preet Singh, who turns 28 today, is the brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao programme by Telangana State Government. She has 28 movies in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi to her credit. Her upcoming release in Hindi is Marjaavaan which will release on November 8th this year. She owns 3 training gyms named Functional 45.