People from West Bengal

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Rani Mukerji

    Rani Mukerji


    Rani Mukerji (/rɑːn mᵿkhər/; born 21 March 1978) is an Indian actress. Through her Bollywood career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards, including seven Filmfare Awards. Her film roles have been cited as a significant departure from the traditional portrayal of women in Bollywood.

  2. Kajol



    Kajol Devgan (née Mukherjee) (born 5 August 1974), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. Born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is the daughter of actress Tanuja and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee, and the elder sister of actress Tanishaa Mukherjee. Through her successful Bollywood career, Kajol has established herself as one of the most popular actresses in India. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards, among twelve nominations, and along with her late aunt Nutan, holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.

  3. Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa


    Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997) also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, was an Albanian Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. She was born in Skopje (modern Republic of Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet in the Ottoman Empire. After having lived in Macedonia for some eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life.

  4. Lisa Ray

    Lisa Ray


    Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is a Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which premièred at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008 she starred alongside Sheetal Sheth in the romance films I Can't Think Straight and The World Unseen.

  5. Shreya Ghoshal

    Shreya Ghoshal


    Shreya Ghoshal (শ্রেয়া ঘোষাল, born 12 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer various Indian films. She has performed in various languages including Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam, Nepali, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya and Punjabi. She has received several awards and nominations, including four National Film Awards for best playback singer, three State Film Awards, five Filmfare Awards (four for best playback singer), and eight Filmfare Awards South. She has established herself as a leading female playback singer in Indian cinema.

  6. Saurav Ganguly

    Saurav Ganguly


    Sourav Chandidas Ganguly ( pronunciation ; born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning elder brother) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he is appointed as CEO of Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India. Born into an affluent family, Ganguly was introduced into the world of cricket by his elder brother Snehasish. He is regarded as one of India's most successful captains in modern times. He started his career by playing in state and school teams. Currently, he is the 5th highest run scorer in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and was the 3rd person in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark, after Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq. In 2002, the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack ranked him the sixth greatest ODI batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.

  7. Mouni Roy

    Mouni Roy


    Mouni Roy is an Indian television actress. Roy was born in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India. She made her debut with Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Later she played in Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev as Sati. She also played in Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq as Meera.

  8. Shaun Majumder

    Shaun Majumder


    Shaun Majumder (born January 29, 1972) is a Canadian comedian and actor.

  9. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar


    Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar CIE (26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandyopadhyay (Ishshor Chôndro Bôndopaddhae), was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance. He was a philosopher, academic educator, writer, translator, printer, publisher, entrepreneur, reformer, and philanthropist. His efforts to simplify and modernize Bengali prose were significant. He also rationalized and simplified the Bengali alphabet and type, which had remained unchanged since Charles Wilkins and Panchanan Karmakar had cut the first (wooden) Bengali type in 1780.

  10. Munni Begum

    Munni Begum


  11. Devika Rani

    Devika Rani


    Devika Rani Chaudhuri, usually known as Devika Rani (30 March 1908 – 9 March 1994), was an actress in Indian films who was active during the 1930s and 1940s. Widely acknowledged as the first lady of Indian cinema, Devika Rani had a successful film career that spanned 10 years.

  12. Pritam



    Pritam Chakraborty,popularly known as Pritam (born 14 June 1971) is an Indian composer, singer and live performer & sound engineer. His father's name is Prabodh Chakraborty & his mother's name is Anuradha Chakraborty. Pritam is from a musical family; his father, a railway employee, is also a music teacher who runs a music school for children.

  13. Arijit Singh

    Arijit Singh


  14. Vikram Seth

    Vikram Seth


    Vikram Seth CBE (/ˈsɛθ/; born 20 June 1952) is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Seth's collections of poetry such as Mappings and Beastly Tales are notable contributions to the Indian English language poetry canon.

  15. Kadambini Ganguly

    Kadambini Ganguly


    Kadambini Ganguly (Bengali: কাদম্বিনী গাঙ্গুলি) (18 July 1861 – 3 October 1923) and Chandramukhi Basu were the first two female graduates from India and the entire British Empire. She was also the first South Asian female physician, trained in western medicine, to graduate in South Asia. Anandi Gopal Joshi, another Indian, graduated as a physician the same year (1886) in the United States.

  16. Hasleen Kaur

    Hasleen Kaur


    Hasleen Kaur is an Indian model. She was the first runner up at the Pantaloons Femina Miss India and represented India at the Miss Earth 2011 beauty pageant on December 3, 2011. She has appeared in several advertisements before making her Bollywood debut in the 2014 movie Karle Pyar Karle.

  17. Rahul Dev Burman

    Rahul Dev Burman


    Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry. Nicknamed Pancham da, he was the only son of the composer Sachin Dev Burman.

  18. Ashutosh Mukherjee

    Ashutosh Mukherjee


    Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, CSI (Bengali: আশুতোষ মুখোপাধ্যায়) originally spelt as Sir Asutosh Mookerjee (29 June 1864 – 25 May 1924) was a prolific Bengali educator and the second Indian Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta for four consecutive two-year terms (1906–1914) and a fifth two-year term (1921–23). Perhaps the most emphatic figure of Indian education, he was a man of great personality, high self-respect, courage and towering administrative ability. He became the first student to be awarded a dual degree (MA in Mathematics and Physics) from Calcutta University and received the prestigious Premchand-Roychand scholarship.

  19. Sreejita De

    Sreejita De


    Sreejita De (born 16 July 1989) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films and television shows. She made her debut with the soap opera Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2007). She was best known for playing Mukta Vishnu Kashyav in Uttaran that aired on Colors. She is currently acting as Shreya in Zee TV's Tum Hi Ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi.

  20. Babul Supriyo

    Babul Supriyo


    Babul Supriya Baral, or Babul Supriyo, (born 15 December 1970) is an Indian playback singer, actor and politician. Currently he is a Minister of State for Urban Development, and for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, under the Government of India. He made a career as singer in Hindi cinema, and contributed to more than 70 films. He has also done playback singing in other Indian films including Bengali and Oriya.

  21. Chandramukhi Basu

    Chandramukhi Basu


    Chandramukhi Basu (Bengali: চন্দ্রমুখী বসু) (1860–1944), a Bengali-speaking Christian from Dehradun, which was located in the (then known as) United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, was one of the first two female graduates of the British Empire. In 1882, along with Kadambini Ganguly, she passed the examination of the bachelor's degree in arts from University of Calcutta, India. Their formal degrees were handed during the convocation of the University in 1883.

  22. Kazi Nazrul Islam

    Kazi Nazrul Islam


    Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম, Urdu: ur:قاضی نذر الاسلام‎; ) (25 May 1899 – 29 August 1976) was a Bengali poet, writer, musician, and revolutionary, and is the national poet of Bangladesh. Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music that launched an Indo-Islamic cultural renaissance and marked the beginning of an intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Nazrul's activism for political and social justice earned him the title of the "Rebel Poet" (Bengali: বিদ্রোহী কবি; Bidrohi Kobi). His compositions form the avant-garde genre of Nazrul Sangeet (Music of Nazrul). In addition to being revered in Bangladesh, he is also commemorated and revered in India, especially in West Bengal.

  23. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

    Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


    Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (born Chitralekha Banerjee, 1956) is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

  24. Indrani (photographer)

    Indrani (photographer)


    Indrani (born Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri) is an Indian-Canadian director, photographer, and digital artist. She is known for her work celebrities, beauty firms, advertising agencies, and fashion magazines. She is creative partners with photographer Markus Klinko.

  25. Manabendra Nath Roy

    Manabendra Nath Roy


    Manabendra Nath Roy (21 March 1887 – 26 January 1954), born Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, was an Indian revolutionary, radical activist and political theorist. Roy was a founder of the Mexican Communist Party and the Communist Party of India. He was also a delegate to congresses of the Communist International and Russia's aide to China. Following the rise of Joseph Stalin, Roy left the mainline communist movement to pursue an independent radical politics. In 1940 Roy was instrumental in the formation of the Radical Democratic Party, an organisation in which he played a leading role for much of the decade of the 1940s. Roy later moved away from Marxism to become an exponent of the philosophy of radical humanism.

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