Lord Krishna

Sri Krishna is the central figure of the Bhagavad Gita. Sri Krishna is widely considered by Hindus to be an Avatar – a direct descent of God. During the Battle of Kurukshetra, Krishna gave Arjuna the immortal spiritual discourse of the Bhagavad Gita – Krishna taught a spiritual path of wisdom, devotion and discrimination. Sri Krishna also popularised devotional bhakti yoga through his time with Radha and the Gopis in Vrindavan.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, “Father of Our Nation” was born on 2nd October, 1869, Porbandar. He played a prominent role in India’s freedom struggle and at the end did achieve it. He led many movements for the welfare our citizens. One of his famous quotes is

Morarji Desai

He was born on 29 February, 1896 in Valsad. He was an activist and the first Prime Minister to head India’s first non-Congress Government. In total he was the fifth Prime Minister of India. He played a crucial role in Nuclear Power sector.

Mafatlal Patel

He was a weaver and the founder of Mafatlal group. He was a textile tycoon. He brought a revolution in the textile industry with his group of companies which is now more than 100 years old.

Narsinh Mehta

He was a renowned poet and saint in Gujarat. He is acclaimed as the “Adi Kavi” (first among poets) here. His bhajans have been widely adopted for the devotion of God. He is known for his literary forms called “pada (verse)”, “Aakhyan” and “Prabhatiya”.

Govardhanram Tripathi

He was born on 20 October 1855. He was novelist of late 19th and early 20th century. He is famous for his four Volume novel “Saraswatichandra“. The novel has been adopted to Television serial and movie also.

Vikram Sarabhai

He was born on August 12th, 1919, Ahmedabad. He was a physicist. He is also considered as the father of India’s Space program.

Jamshedji Tata

He was born on 3 March 1839 in Navsari. He was one of the pioneer Industrialist. He was also the founder of the Tata Group of Companies.

Azim Premji

He is the Chairman of Wipro Limited. He has been leading the company from last four decades. He is also known for his whole hearted ness and charity work.

Dhirubhai Ambani

He is the business tycoon and also the founder of Reliance Industries. He is a perfect example of “Grow align-items-centering from Rags to Riches”. He is known for his marketing strategies.

Sunita Williams

She is an astronaut and a United States Navy Officer. She holds the World record for longest single space flight by a woman, total spacewalks by a woman, and most spacewalk time for a woman.

Sam Pitroda

Satyanarayan Gangaram Pitroda is an internationally respected telecom inventor, entrepreneur, development thinker, and policy maker who has spent 49 years in information and communications technology (ICT) and related global and national developments.

Homi Bhabha

He was a nuclear physicist also known as “The Father of Indian Nuclear Programme“. He is the founder of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Jhaverchand Meghani

He was born on August 17, 1897. He was a social reformer, writer and poet. He has significant contribution in Gujarati literature. His writings have also been translated in many languages.

Sanjeev Kumar

He was a famous film actor who has received many awards including National Film Awards. Some of his famous movies are Aandhi, Arjun Pandit, Sholay and Dastak.

Asha Parekh

She is a noted film actress, director and producer. She has been honoured with the Padma Shri Award. She has acted in over 90 films and started her career as a child actor.

Kalyanji – Anandji

This is a duo music director and composer who have been making musical compositions for movies. They have received many awards too. Some of their best-known works are Don, Saraswatichandra, Qurbani, Tridev and Safar.

Farooq Sheikh

He was a popular television presenter. He was also a renowned theatre artist and an actor. He has also won a National Film Award for his performance in the movie Lahore.

Paresh Rawal

He is an actor and a politician. He is currently a member of the Lok Sabha. He is known for his acting in Hera Pheri and Oh My God.

Dadabhai Naoroji

He is known as the “Grand Old Man of India“. He was an intellectual, educator and a social leader. Dadabhai Naoroji’s work focused on the drain of wealth from India into England through colonial rule.

Abhijat Joshi

He is a screenplay writer, who works as a professor in Otterbein College in Ohio. He is known for his work in 3 Idiots and Lage Raho Munnabhai.

Ajay Jadeja

He is an ace cricketer. He was regarded as one of the best fielders in the Indian team in his time.

Manmohan Desai

He was a producer and director in Indian Cinema. He is known for his family centered movies. Some of his Superhit movies are Amar Akbar Anthony, Dharam Veer, Coolie and Mard. He gave a string of hits with Amitabh Bachchan.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

He is a renowned director, producer and music director. He has adopted his mother’s name as a middle name. Some of his works are Khamoshi, Devdas and Black.

Narendra Modi

He was born on 17 September 1950 in Vadnagar. He is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India. He was also Gujarat’s Chief Minister for a tenure of 17 years. He is widely popular in today’s youth.