Famous Birthdays on 11th December



Born on: 11th December, 1935

Known For: Residing President of India

  1. Growing up in Birbhum, in rural Bengal, Pranabda was better known by his nickname – Poltu PRANAB MUKHERJEE
  2. He began his career as a clerk in the office of the Deputy Assistant-General in Kolkata. He has also worked as a teacher in a Birbhum College and as a journalist for Desher Dak, a Bengali publication
  3. The 79-year old Mr. Mukherjee maintains a dairy and manages to write a page every day
  4. In his political career of over four decades, Mr. Mukherjee has served as minister in every Congress government since 1971
  5. He is a deeply religious man. He can recite Sanskrit Shlokas and “Chandi Path” from memory
  6. Euromoney magazine rated Mr. Mukherjee as the best Finance Minister of the World according to a survey in 1984
  7. He doesn’t speak fluent Hindi and has said that it is one of the reasons why he cannot become the Prime Minister
  8. Mr. Mukherjee is one of the handful Indian Politicians who have held the three key ministries of finance, defense and external affairs
  9. He is the only finance minister to have presented Budgets in the pre-liberalisation and post-liberalisation era
  10. As a child, Pranabda simply couldn’t resist chocolates


Born on: 11th December, 1969

Known For: Chess Player

  1. He was the only sportsperson to have been invited for the dinner hosted by the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh for US President Barack Obama in 2010 .  VISWANATHAN ANAND
  2. He started playing chess when he was 6
  3. He was the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2007-2013
  4. He was the number one player in the world for a total of 15 months.
  5. In 1984, at the age of 15, Anand became the youngest Indian to win the title of International Master.


Born on: 11th December, 1922

Known For: Actor

  1. His real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan.  DILIP KUMAR
  2. He was awarded the highest Civilian award by Pakistan, “Nishan-e-Imtiaz” in 1998
  3. His ancestral home in Peshawar is getting turned into a National Heritage and will be preserved by the Pakistan Government
  4. Before entering the film industry, Dilip Kumar was a fruit vendor in Pune
  5. He is Bollywood’s first superstar who hails from Pakistan
  6. He was the first person to receive the Filmfare Best Actor Award
  7. He was a member of Parliament from 2000-2006
  8. He has won the most awards as the Best Actor with 8 awards spanning over 3 decades.

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