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Amol Palekar (born 24 November 1944) is an Indian actor and a director and producer of Hindi and Marathi cinema.He studied Fine Arts at the Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai, and commenced his artistic career as a painter. As a painter, he had seven one-man exhibitions and participated in many group shows. He has been active in the avant garde theatre in India. He has been active in Marathi and Hindi theatre as an actor, director and producer since 1967. His contribution to modern Indian theatre often gets overshadowed by his popularity as a lead actor in Hindi films. As an actor, he was most prominent for over a decade from 1970. His image as a “boy next door” contrasted with the larger-than-life heroes prevalent at that time in Indian cinema. He received one Filmfare and six State awards as Best Actor. His performances in regional language films in Marathi, Bengali, Malyalam and Kannada fetched him critical acclaim as well. He decided not to act after 1986 in order to concentrate on filmmaking. As a director, he is known for the sensitive portrayal of women, selection of classic stories from Indian literature, and perceptive handling of progressive issues. He has directed several television serials on the national network such as “Kachchi Dhoop”, “Mrignayani”, “Naquab”, “Paool Khuna” and “Krishna Kali”.
Katherine Marie Heigl ( born November 24, 1978) is an American actress, film producer and former fashion model. She played Izzie Stevens on ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, a role for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007. She has also starred in films, such as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Knocked Up, 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth, Killers, Life As We Know It and New Year’s Eve. She played the main character in the television series State of Affairs from 2014 to 2015.
Sarah Jane Hyland (born November 24, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Since 2009, Hyland has played Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she and the rest of the show’s cast have won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series each year from 2011 through 2014. In 2011, Hyland co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming.In 2012, Hyland appeared in the film Struck by Lightning.
Imran Khan Niazi (born 5 October 1952) better known as Imran Khan is a Pakistani politician, former cricketer, philanthropist, cricket commentator and former chancellor of the University of Bradford. He is also founder of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and the Namal College, Mianwali. Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century and, after retiring, entered politics.
Rakhi Sawant (born Neeru Bheda on 25 November 1978) is an Indian politician, dancer, Hindi film and television actress & television talk show host, who has appeared in many Hindi and few Kannada, Marathi, Telugu and Tamil films.Sawant had launched her own political party, the Rashtriya Aam Party to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections. However, after the election, she joined Republican Party of India. Rakhi Sawant has often been in the news due to actions and statements that are deemed controversial in the Indian context.
Katherine Evelyn Anita “Katie” Cassidy (born November 25, 1985) is an American actress who stars as Laurel Lance on The CW’s series Arrow. She has also appeared on the CW shows Supernatural, Melrose Place, and Gossip Girl; on the CBS miniseries Harper’s Island; and in the films Click (2006), Taken (2008), Monte Carlo (2011), and The Scribbler (2014). Cassidy has gained a reputation as a “scream queen” due to her numerous roles in horror films (most of which are remakes of classics of the genre) which include her feature film debut When a Stranger Calls (2006), The Lost (2006), Black Christmas (2006), and A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Arjun Rampal (born 26 November 1972) is an Indian film actor, producer, model and a television host. Through his career in Bollywood movies, he has established himself as a leading actor of Bollywood. He made his acting debut in the 2001 romance Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat portraying the role of a model. Rampal was appreciated for his performance and received several awards for his work in the movie including a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He starred in the 2002 drama”Dil Hai Tumhaara” as a rich business man and a faithful lover. He played lead male in the 2003 romance drama Dil Ka Rishta and received a lot of praise and critical acclaim in the 2004 action thriller Asambhav and in the 2005 mystery thriller Yakeen. Rampal got his breakthrough in Don (2006). He achieved further commercial success in films including Om Shanti Om (2007), Rock On!! (2008), Housefull (2010) and Ra.One (2011) all which fetched him numerous awards.
Rita Sahatçiu Ora (born 26 November 1990) is a British singer and actress. Her debut studio album, Ora, released in 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom. The album contained the UK number-one singles, “R.I.P.” and “How We Do (Party)”. After reaching the peak position as a featured act on DJ Fresh’s “Hot Right Now”, Ora became the artist with the most number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart in 2012, with three consecutive singles reaching the top position. She was nominated for three Brit Awards at the 2013 ceremony.
Peter Facinelli (born November 26, 1973) is an American actor and producer. He starred as Donovan “Van” Ray on the Fox series Fastlane from 2002 to 2003. He played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novel series, and is also known for his role as Mike Dexter in the 1998 film Can’t Hardly Wait. Facinelli was a regular on the Showtime comedy-drama series Nurse Jackie, portraying the role of Dr. Fitch “Coop” Cooper.
Mahi Gill (also known as Mahie Gill; born 19 December 1975) is an Indian actress, working in the Bollywood industry. She is best known for her role of Paro in Anurag Kashyap’s critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D, a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Bengali novella Devdas for which she also won the 2010 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She started her career in Punjabi films before making a debut in Bollywood with Dev.D.
Bappi Lahiri (Born Alokesh Lahiri on 27 November 1952) is a music composer in the Indian film industry. He popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. He was popular in the 1980s and 1990s with filmi soundtracks like Wardat, Disco Dancer, Namak Halaal, Dance Dance, Commando, Gang Leader, and Sharaabi among others.
Suresh Raina (born 27 November 1986) is an Indian professional cricketer. A left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler, he plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket and is the vice-captain of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He has also captained the Indian cricket team and is the second youngest player to captain India. He is the one of the two Indian batsmen to score a century in all three formats of international cricket.
Esha Gupta is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.Gupta was born in Delhi. Her father is a retired air-force officer and her mother is a homemaker. she has a sister named Neha. She was studying Mass Communication from Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal University, Karnataka prior to auditioning for Femina Miss India, and got a law scholarship at Newcastle University, but she pursued a career in Bollywood instead.
Prateik BabbarPrateik Babbar (born 28 November 1986) is an Indian actor. He is the son of late actress Smita Patil and actor turned politician Raj Babbar. Babbar made his acting debut in the Aamir Khan production, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na alongside Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza. His portrayal of the annoying, attention-seeking brother of Genelia’s character won him critical appreciation as well as numerous awards. At the 54th Filmfare Awards, Babbar received a Special Jury certificate, as well as nominations for Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor. The film went on to become a major commercial success.
Yami Gautam (born 28 November 1988) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi movies as well as in the films of other Indian languages including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Punjabi and Malayalam. She is the daughter of director Mukesh Gautam and sister of actress Surilie Gautam. Her initial appearances were on Indian television commercials and soap operas such as Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2008), Raajkumar Aaryyan (2008), Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009) and Meethi Choori No 1 (2010).
Fawad Afzal Khan ( born 29 November 1981) is a Pakistani film and television actor, producer, singer and model. Khan has established himself as a critically and commercially successful actor in the Pakistani television and film industry. Khan rose to prominence in the 2007 Pakistani movie Khuda Kay Liye, and later gained acclaim as a lead actor in TV shows Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai, for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Lux Style Awards. In 2014, Khan made his Bollywood debut in the romantic comedy film Khoobsurat. and received Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
Anna Kay Faris (born November 29, 1976) is an American actress and producer. She has been mainly recognized as a comedic performer for her appearances in numerous comedy films throughout her career. Her breakthrough came with the role of Cindy Campbell in Scary Movie (2000), which spawned a film franchise and established Faris as a notable comedic actress. She appeared in the subsequent three sequels of the movie, with her last appearance being in the fourth installment, released in 2006. During the early-mid 2000s, she played supporting roles in dramatic pictures such as Lost in Translation (2003) and Brokeback Mountain (2005), and appeared in various comedies, including The Hot Chick (2002), Waiting… (2005), Just Friends (2005), and My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006). She received critical praise for her role in the indie black comedy Smiley Face (2007) and then starred in the Playboy-themed movie The House Bunny (2008) which was billed as her star vehicle and earned her a MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Comedic Performance.
Ryan Joseph Giggs, OBE ( born 29 November 1973) is a Welsh football coach and former player who is currently the assistant manager at Manchester United and co-owner of Salford City. He played his entire professional career for Manchester United. The son of rugby league player Danny Wilson, Giggs was born in Cardiff but moved to Manchester at the age of six when his father joined Swinton RLFC. Predominantly a left winger, he began his career with Manchester City, but joined Manchester United on his 14th birthday in 1987. At the end of the 2013–14 season, he was named as Manchester United’s interim player-manager following the sacking of David Moyes. He was named as assistant manager under Moyes’ permanent replacement, Louis van Gaal, on 19 May 2014; he retired from playing the same day. He holds the club record for competitive appearances. At international level, Giggs played for the Wales national team 64 times between 1991 and 2007, and was named as the captain of the Great Britain team that competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Kaley Christine Cuoco-Sweeting (born November 30, 1985) is an American actress, known for her roles as Bridget Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules (2002–2005), Billie Jenkins in the final season of the supernatural drama series Charmed (2005–2006), and Penny in the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory (2007–present) for which she won a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2013 and a People’s Choice Award in 2014. Cuoco has also appeared in films such as To Be Fat like Me (2007), Hop (2011) and Authors Anonymous (2014). In October 2014, Cuoco was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ben StillerBenjamin Edward Meara “Ben” Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered his own show entitled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its 13-episode run. Having previously acted in television, he began acting in films; he made his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has written, starred in, directed, and/or produced more than 50 films, including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, There’s Something About Mary, the Meet the Parents trilogy, DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, the Madagascar series, and the Night at the Museum trilogy. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films.
Steven Hiroyuki “Steve” Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is an American electro house musician, record producer, and music executive. In 2012 Pollstar designated Aoki as the highest grossing dance artist in North America from tours. He has collaborated with producers and vocalists such as will.i.am, Afrojack, LMFAO, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, and Laidback Luke, and is known for his remixes of artists such as Kid Cudi. Aoki has released several Billboard-charting studio albums as well, notably Wonderland, which was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013. The first part of Aoki’s two-part album, Neon Future I, was released on September 30, 2014, and reached No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums in the United States. The second album, Neon Future II, features artists such as Snoop Lion and Rivers Cuomo, and in Belgium it reached No. 93 on the Ultratop 200 Albums chart.
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