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18th November - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th November in the history of India, Birthdays of eminent personalities and celebrities. Major historical events and deaths if any on this day.

Major events on 18th November

  • 2019 - Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as new Chief Justice of India.

Birthdays on 18th November

  • 1989 - Ginni Chatrath wife of Kapil Sharma, host of "Kapil Sharma show".
  • 1984 - Diana Mariam Kurian, known professionally as Nayanthara, is an Indian actress who primarily works in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu-language films. Nayanthara made her acting debut in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare with Jayaram. She made her debut in Tamil cinema with Ayya and Telugu with Lakshmi.
  • 1979 – Neeti Mohan is an Indian singer. She sings mainly in Hindi films, but has also done songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi, and English. She rose to prominence after recording "Ishq Wala Love" from Student of the Year (2012), ultimately winning the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and was nominated for the Best Female Playback Singer for "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).
  • 1910 - Batukeshwar Dutt was an Indian revolutionary and independence fighter in the early 1900s. He is best known for having exploded a few bombs, along with Bhagat Singh, in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on 8 April 1929.
  • 1901 – V. Shantaram, referred to as V. Shantaram or Shantaram Bapu, was an Marathi filmmaker, film producer and actor. He is most known for films such as Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani (1946), Amar Bhoopali (1951), Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955), Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1957), Navrang (1959), Duniya Na Mane (1937), Pinjara (1972), Chani, Iye Marathiche Nagari and Zunj.

Deaths on 18th November

  • 2014 – C. Rudhraiya, Indian director and producer (b. 1947)
  • 2013 – S. R. D. Vaidyanathan, Indian nadaswaram player and composer (b. 1929)
  • 1998 – Tara Singh Hayer, Indian-Canadian journalist and publisher (b. 1936)
  • 1936 – V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1872)


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