1997 – Chetan Anand, brother of Vijay and Dev Anand and renowned director passed away. His ‘Neecha Nagar’ won the coveted Palme d’Or at the first Cannes Film Festival in the year 1946.

Dhirubhai Ambani

2002 – Founder of the Reliance Industries, Dhirubhai Ambani passed away. ‘Guru’ a movie directed by Mani Ratnam is said to be inspired by Dhirubhai’s life was released in January 2007.