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India’s Top 70 Indians – 2nd to 5th. #IndiaAt70

2nd APJ Abdul Kalam (Scientist who worked selflessly for the People) Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career. These are the words of Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam. Born into a rural Muslim family in the outskirts of Rameswaram at […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 8th to 10th. #IndiaAt70

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar – The Dalit Icon R. Ambedkar popularly known as Baba Saheb was the only person from Dalit Community in those days to have completed graduation. He was a very intelligent person and is the 14th child of his parents. He went on to do his post-graduation in Columbia university and London School […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 11th to 15th. #IndiaAt70

Atal Bihari Vajpayee – BJP’s only Prime Minister before Modi! Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a highly respected veteran politician who had served as the Prime Minister of India in 3 non-consecutive terms. He has many political records under his belt like being part of Parliament for almost five decades and winning the elections from four […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 16th to 21st. #IndiaAt70

I am not sure who is unlucky today. Wanted to share something very current but things didn’t pave out for that. Never the less today let’s look at my #IndiaAt70 series. Till now I have ranked till 22ndth Indian and the top 20 is nearing. Below is the list of the great people who are […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 22nd to 28th. #IndiaAt70

28. Vikram Sarabhai – Dr. Vikram Sarabhai is the renowned Indian Scientist who is widely known as the Father of Indian Space Programme. He along with Homi Jahangir Bhabha played crucial role in building the Indian Space Research Organization. Sarabhai with his high intellectuality and innovation brought many new things to ISRO and made it […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 29th to 35th. #IndiaAt70

K Balachander – The Karta of South Indian Cinema, K Balachander is the reason why we are now famous around the world. His distinct film making talking about the social matters won him applauds in his movies. He was instrumental in building Super stars of South India like Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. Career spanning more […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 36th to 42nd. #IndiaAt70

Jayalalitha Jayaraman: The Iron Lady of Madras! Actress and Politician Jayalalitha’s story is filled with awe and intrigue! She had a 30 year “special relationship” with Sasikala, to whom she left every rupee of her multi crore property. I don’t think anybody would ever do such thing for anyone!! Started as a child artist, she […]

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India’s Top 70 Indians – 43 to 50. #IndiaAt70

Pt. Ravi Shankar: Just above Pt. Hariprasad Chourasia we have another Hindustani musical legend Pt. Ravi Shankar. He is known for his Sitaar. The difference between Hari and Ravi is that Hari is known for spending more time in India, whereas Ravi Shankar was busy glob trotting and giving performances across the World. He performed […]

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Indira Gandhi – Iron Lady & India’s Top Leader #IndiaAt70

#IndiaAt70 – India’s 70 most influential people or leaders! Today is going to bring an end to my one year long stories of Top 70 Indians since Indian Independence. It was on Aug 15th I started this journey where I wrote about revealing my list of 70 most influential Indians. It was filled with the […]