July 11 famous birthdays in India

Kumar Gaurav

Kumar Gaurav is an Indian film actor and son of late actor Rajendra Kumar. He made his film debut with Love Story (1981) produced by his father and directed by Rahul Rawail which was a blockbuster. Many youngsters began to emulate him. His next film, the 1982 release Teri Kasam with actress Poonam Dhillon, another heart-throb of the generation, was a mild success

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1960
  • Birth Place: India, , India
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri (born on July 11, 1967) is a Indian American author. Lahiri’s debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name. She was born Nilanjana Sudeshna, which she says are both “good names”, but goes by her nickname Jhumpa

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1967
  • Birth Place: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Career: Writer, Novelist
  • Citizenship: India, United States of America


Bala ( born 11 July 1966) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer, working in Tamil cinema. Bala is frequently credited with having “revolutionized Tamil cinema”, through his realistic, dark and disturbing films that have garnered high critical acclaim. He has received several awards and recognition for his work, including the National Film Award for Best Director

Birth Date: 11-Jul-1966

Birth Place: Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India

Career: Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Citizenship: India

Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh ( born July 11, 1956), is a Bengali Indian author best known for his work in the English language. Ghosh was born in Calcutta on July 11, 1956, to Lieutenant Colonel Shailendra Chandra Ghosh, a retired officer of the pre-independence Indian Army, and was educated at The Doon School; St. Stephen’s College, Delhi; Delhi University; India; the Delhi School of Economics

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1956
  • Birth Place: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Career: Writer, Novelist, Author
  • Citizenship: India


Tun Tun (1 January 1923 – 24 November 2003) was the screen name of Indian playback singer and actress-comedienne, Uma Devi Khatri, who is often called the ‘first woman comedienne of Hindi cinema’. Uma Devi Khatri, was born in a conservative Punjabi family, in a small village in Uttar Pradesh, where after the premature death of her parents while she was still her teens,

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1923
  • Birth Place: Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Death Date: 24-Nov-2003
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Mani Sharma

Mani Sharma Yanamandra (born 11 July 1964, Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh) is a music director known for his works in Tollywood. He has composed music for over 140 films. He is popularly known as “Swara Brahma” for his contributions to music in Tollywood. Mani Sharma started his career as a music director in 1998. Before that Sharma used to work as a keyboard

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1964
  • Birth Place: Machilipatnam, , India
  • Career: Music Director, Film Score Composer, Keyboard player
  • Citizenship: India

Bejan Daruwalla

Bejan Daruwalla (born 11 July 1931) is a popular Indian astrology columnist. He has also served as a professor of English in Ahmedabad. Despite being of Parsi heritage, he is known to be an ardent follower of Shri Ganesh. His astrological techniques combines Indian and Western Astrology, I-Ching, Tarot reading, the Kabalah and Palmistry. Bejan Daruwalla launched his astrology website on April 25

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1931
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Astrologer
  • Citizenship: India

C. Sankaran Nair

Sir Chettur Sankaran Nair KCIE (July 11, 1857 – 1934) was the President of the Indian National Congress in 1897 held at Amraoti. Until present he is the only Keralite to hold the post. He was born on July 11, 1857 on the Malabar Coast. His early education began in the traditional style at home and continued in schools in Malabar, till he passed the Arts examination with a first class

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1857
  • Birth Place: Malabar District, , India
  • Career: Lawyer, Politician, Social activist, Jurist

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu (born 11 July 1953) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He is qualified as a Indian Chartered Accountant & member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He represents the Rajapur constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Shiv Sena (SS) political party. Prabhu is a four-time Member of the Lok Sabha from Rajapur Constituency of Maharashtra

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1953
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Politician
  • Citizenship: India

Acharia Basudeb

Basudeb Acharia (born 11 July 1942) is an Indian politician and a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) political party. His family originally hails from Tamil Nadu but has been settled in Bengal for a few generations.He also considers himself to be a Bengali. The son of late Kanai Lal Acharia and Smt. Konak Lata Acharia, he was born at Bero in Purulia district. He now lives in Kantaran

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1942
  • Birth Place: Purulia, West Bengal, India
  • Career: Politician

Harish Kapadia

Harish Kapadia (Born 11 July 1945) is a distinguished Himalayan Mountaineer from India. He has been awarded the Patron’s Medal of the Royal Geographic Society, UK and the Life Time Achievement Award for Adventure by the President of India and the King Albert Mountain Award presented by The King Albert I Memorial Foundation. He has written numerous books and articles on the Indian Himalaya.

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1945
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Mountaineering

Chilakalapudi Seetha Rama Anjaneyulu

Chilakalapudi Seetha Rama Anjaneyulu (11 July 1907 – 8 October 1963), better known as C. S. R. Anjaneyulu or just CSR was an Indian film actor best known for his appearances in Telugu Cinema. He acted in many stage dramas and portrayed heroes and mythological roles in over 175 movies. He was born on 11 July 1907 in a Telugu 6000 Niyogi Brahmin family

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1907
  • Birth Place: Narasaraopet, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Death Date: 08-Oct-1963
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Baba Kanshi Ram

Baba Kanshi Ram (11 July 1882 – 15 October 1943) was an Indian poet and independence activist from the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Kanshi Ram got married at a very early age of seven to Sarasvati Devi who, at that time, was five. He went to the village school but could not study any further. He lost his parents within a span of one year when he was 13 years old. He had to move to Lahore

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1882
  • Death Date: 15-Oct-1943
  • Citizenship: India

Shoaib Sultan Khan

Shoaib Sultan Khan (SSK) is widely recognized as one of the pioneers of rural development programmes in Pakistan. He served for 59 years in various development organizations including Aga Khan Foundation, UNICEF, UNDP, and Rural Support Programmes Network. As a CSP Officer, he worked with the Government of Pakistan for 25 years, later on he served Geneva-based Aga Khan Foundation for 12 years

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1933
  • Birth Place: India, , India


Mitrasen Yadav (born 11 July 1934) an Indian politician with a criminal background. In 1966, he was sentenced to life for the double murder of two brothers. In 1972, under the chief ministership of Indian National Congress leader Kamalapati Tripathi, he was granted Governor’s pardon for his murder conviction. He was the leading gangster from Faizabad and joined various political parties

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1934
  • Birth Place: Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Career: Politician
  • Citizenship: India

Nikhil D’Souza

Nikhil D’Souza is an Indian playback singer, song writer and guitarist. He was the South Asia Soloist Winner at SUTASI ’09. He made his playback singing debut in Rajshree Ojha’s Aisha. Nikhil was born and brought up in Mumbai. He majored in Geology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He is a guitarist/singer-songwriter from Mumbai. His genre might be loosely defined as pop/alternative

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1984
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Career: Film Score Composer, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Composer
  • Citizenship: India

Abhishek Sinha

Abhishek Sinha (born October 10, 1986) is an aspiring Indian . He was born in Kolkata, West Bengal. Sinha played one game for Tripura Under-15s team in 2003. Sinha played four matches in the 2007-08 Vijay Hazare Trophy competition, making his List A debut against Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha made four appearances in the competition. Sinha made his debut first-class appearance

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1987
  • Career: Actor
  • Citizenship: India

Mohiddin Badsha II

Sri Mohiddin Badsha II was( born on 1933-07-11 at Pithapuram to Sri Brahmarishi Hussain Sha and Ajeemunnisa Begum. He was a scholar in Telugu, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit, Parsee and English. He married Fatima Jaharunnisa Begum on 1963-05-19. He had six sons and three daughters. He took over the Lordship of Peetham as 8th Head on 1981-09-25. Due to the old age and ill health of his father Brahmarishi

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1933
  • Birth Place: Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Career: Writer, Philosopher
  • Citizenship: India

Shafiqurrahman Barq

Dr. Shafiqurrahman Barq (born 11 July 1930) is an Indian politician for the Moradabad (Lok Sabha Constituency) in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1930
  • Birth Place: Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Career: Politician
  • Citizenship: India

M.P. Prakash

Matada Patil Prakash (11 July 1940 – 9 February 2011), was an Indian politician. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka during 2006-2007 . A highly respected leader known for his simplicity and integrity, Prakash was also a theatre enthusiast. He directed and acted in Kannada plays. He died on February 9, 2011 in Bangalore at the age of 71.. Born on 11 July

  • Birth Date: 11-Jul-1940
  • Birth Place: Karnataka, India

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