Birth Anniversary of Mirza Ghalib
Born Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan, Mirza Ghalib started writing poetry very early in life. He is considered one of the last great poets of the Mughal Era and with unparalleled influence in Urdu language. Most of his work shows a lot of sadness and despair. The language of his creations is mainly Urdu.
Birth Anniversary of Nityanand Swami, 1st Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
Nityanand Swami was the chief minister of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, which was named Uttaranchal during his administration. He was the first chief minister of the state.
Birthday of Salman Khan
Death Anniversary of Farooq Sheikh
Farooq Shaikh was an Indian actor, theatre and television personality, who did most of his films during the 1970s and 1980s. His major contribution was in Parallel Cinema. He worked with directors like Satyajit Ray, Muzaffar Ali, Hrishikesh Mukherjee & Ketan Mehta.
He was an integral part of television with shows like ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai’ and performed on stage in famous productions like ‘Tumhari Amrita’.