Author: Dhawal Rathod

This Day In History- June 4

1936 – Popular yesteryears’ actress Nutan Behl was born. Considered as one of the finest actresses to have ever worked in the film industry she was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974.   1946 – Popular playback singer SP Balasubramanyan was born. SPB, as he is fondly referred to,has sung over 40,000 songs which is a Guiness World Record for any male playback singer. The Government Of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 2001 and Padma Bhushan in 2011. 1947 – Lord Mountbatten announces in a press conference the date of Independence as 15 August...

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This Day In History- June 3

1947 – The Partition plan formulated by Lord Louis Mountbatten,the then Governor general of India,was accepted by political leaders of the Muslim League and the Indian National Congress. It is also referred to as the ‘3 June Plan’. 1984 – Government Of India sets in motion Operation’Blue Star’, a military assault against the separatists in the Golden Temple. The operation was executed by the Indian Army.It featured in India Today’s list of Top 10 political disgraces. 2013- 25 year old Bollywood actress Jiah Khan (earlier Nafisa Khan) committed suicide. She made her debut as a child artist in Dil Se.., but...

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This Day In History- June 2

On 2nd June 1756, the Last Nawab Of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha- Siraj-Ud-Daulah- fought back and invaded Fort William in Kolkata from the British. The end of his reign marked the dawn of the British East India Company. This day in 1975 marked the inauguration of India’s First Sponge Iron project at Vijaywada. This day in 1988, Showman Raj Kapoor passed away. His performance in ‘Awara’ is featured among the top ten performances of all-time, ranked by TIME magazine. ‘Awara’(1951) is also one of the 100 greatest movies acknowledged by TIME. The song ‘Awara Hoon’ was hailed a chart...

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This Day In History- June 1

Nargis, known for her strong performance in one of the best Cinema that the Indian screens have ever witnessed- Mother India, was born this day in 1929. This day also marks the formation of Vizianagaram district in Andhra...

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