This day 4th November is known for the birth anniversary of the great mental calculator popularly known as the "human computer" Shakuntala Devi and one of the finest Bollywood actress who has 2 National awards under her name, Padma Shree Tabu.
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Birthdays on 4th November
- 1986 – Suhas Gopinath is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder, CEO, and Chairman of Globals Inc., a multinational IT company. He took charge as CEO at the age of 17, three years after founding the company. At the time, he was the world's youngest CEO.
- 1971 – Tabassum Fatima Hashmi popularly known as Tabu is a renowned Bollywood actress. She has primarily acted in Hindi language films, in addition to Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, English, Bengali and Marathi films. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice and has received six Filmfare Awards. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.
- 1955 – Alhaj Moulana Peer Ghousavi Shah is a Muslim Sufi Mystic Teacher, Writer and Columnist.
- 1930 – Ranjit Roy Chaudhury was a clinical pharmacologist, medical academic and health planner. He was the chairman of the joint programme of WHO and Government of India on Rational Use of Drugs in India. He was the founder president of the Delhi Medical Council and the president of the Delhi Society for Promotion of Rational Use of Drugs. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury was awarded the fourth highest civilian award of the Padma Shri by the Government of India, in 1998 (died on 27 October 2015)
- 1929 – Shakuntala Devi was a writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the "human computer". Her talent earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. Shakuntala Devi wrote a number of books in her later years, including novels as well as texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology(died on 21 April 2013)
- 1925 - Ritwik Ghatak was a legendary Bengali filmmaker and scriptwriter. Along with prominent contemporary Bengali filmmakers Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen, his cinema is primarily remembered for its meticulous depiction of social reality.
- 1897 – Janaki Ammal Edavalath Kakkat was a botanist who conducted scientific research in cytogenetics and phytogeography. Her most notable work involves those on sugarcane and the eggplant(She died on 7th February 1984)