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Prakash Jha  

Prakash Jha (born 27 February 1952) is an Indian film producer-director-screenwriter, who is most known for his political and socio-political films such as Damul (1984), Mrityudand (1997), Gangaajal (2003), Apaharan (2005) and multistarrer hit movie Rajneeti (2010). He is also the maker of National Film Award winning documentaries like, Faces After The Storm (1984) and Sonal (2002).He now runs a production company, 'Prakash Jha Productions'. Early life and education Prakash Jha was born in ......Read More

Manoj Bajpayee  

Manoj Bajpayee (born 23 April 1969), also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is a Hindi film actor, known for playing offbeat and unconventional roles. He first shot into fame with his breakthrough role on Ram Gopal Varma's 1997 film Satya. Early life Manoj Bajpayee was born in Belwa a small village Narkatiaganj in West Champaran, Bihar. He completed his basic education from K R High school, Bettiah. He went to Ramjas College, University of Delhi for pursuing Graduation, and did theatre with Barry ......Read More

Neetu Chandra  

Neetu Chandra was born in Patna, Bihar, India. A resident of Patliputra Colony, she did her schooling from the Notre Dame Academy, Patna,[1] and dreamt of entering the modelling world. Her father, a businessman, was initially reluctant to let her pursue a career in showbiz but her mother, Neera, stood by her. Neetu attributes her success to her mother, a native of East Champaran in Bihar.[2] She has appeared in several advertisements and videos for reputed firms since her graduation days in ......Read More

Sonakshi Sinha  

  Sonakshi Sinha born 2 June 1987, is an Indian actress and model. She is the daughter of actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha and Punam Sinha. She has two brothers, Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha.                  She started her career as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008.                              Sonakshi Sinha who is a fashion ......Read More

Amitabh Bachan  

Background Amitabh Bachchan born  Harivansh Bachchan on 11 October 1942, is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Bollywood cinema, and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema.Bachchan has won numerous major awards in his career, including three National Film Awards and twelve Filmfare Awards. He holds the record for most number of Best Actor nominations at the Filmfare Awards. In addition ......Read More

Ravi Kishan  

Ravi Kishan's most recent, and successful, shot to popularity was his participation in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother. There, not only did he make his name known outside the Bhojpuri community in a big way, but also, almost became a household name. He belongs to Jaunpur. He is married to Priti and has daughters and a sonHe has also starred in a number of commercially successful Bhojpuri films, frequently starring opposite Nagma. He has been quoted by the BBC as saying "Bhojpuri ......Read More

Nitish Kumar  

BackgroundNitish Kumar was born in Bakhtiarpur, Bihar.His father Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh was a freedom fighter and was close to the great Gandhian Bihar Bibhuti Anugrah Narayan Sinha, one of the founders of modern Bihar ,Mother Parmeshwari Devi is a house wife.His nickname is 'Munna'. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Bihar College of Engineering, now NIT Patna.Political careerNitish Kumar participated in Jayaprakash Narayan's movement between 1974 and 1977, and was close, ......Read More

Ustad Bismillah Khan  

Ustad Bismillah Khan was the third classical musician after Pt Ravi Shankar and Smt M S Subbulakshmi to be awarded Bharat Rathna, the highest civilian honour in India. The gentle genius of Bismillah Khan was  perhaps single handedly responsible for making Shehnai a famous classical instrument. Traditionally used to play music during marriages, Shehnai is the counterpart of south indian nadaswaram. It is also used to play music in temples.  Simplicity ......Read More

Lalu Prasad Yadav  

Lalu Prasad Yadav was born in Phulwaria, in the Gopalganj district of Bihar state on June 11, 1948, to Kundan Rai and Marachhiya Devi, a poor peasant family.He is a lawyer by education. He is B.A.L.L.B, from Patna University.Yadav married Rabri Devi on June 1, 1973. Yadav's first political step was his election as General Secretary of the Patna University Students Union in 1970 and was subsequently elected to the 9th Lok Sabha on a Janata Party ticket at  Lok Sabha in 1977, at the age of ......Read More