Mumbaikars who made India Proud: Mumbai is the city of dreams. People from all over the Globe Comes to this city every year, in hopes of changing their life. How many of these dreams actually come true? But there are few People Living Here not only fulfilled their dreams but also Made India Proud of
7 People Living in Mumbai who made India Proud
1 SUNIL GAVASKAR:
He is an Indian former cricketer. He played during the 1970s and 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history. Gavaskar set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman.
He is one of the greatest businessmen this country has ever seen. He is the chairman of Aditya Birla Group and took over the sole resposibility at the young age of 28. Under Kumar Mangalam Birla’s leadership the groups turnover increased to 40 billion and spread their wings in over 40 countries.
2 RATAN TATA:
Ratan Naval Tata born in 1937 is an Indian businessman and chairman of Tata Sons. He was the chairman of Tata Group, a Mumbai-based conglomerate from 1991–2012.
During the 21 years he led the Tata Group, revenues grew over 40 times, and profit, over 50 times. He boldly got Tata Tea to acquire Tetley, Tata Motors to acquire Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel to acquire Corus. All this turned Tata from a largely India-centric group into a global business, with over 65% revenues coming from operations and sales in over 100 countries. He conceptualised the Tata Nano car.
Ratan Tata received the Padma Vibhushan in 2008 and Padma Bhushan in 2000, the second and third highest civilian honours awarded by the Government of India.
3 LATA MANGESHKAR
Lata Mangeshkar born 28 September 1929 is an Indian playback singer, and occasional music-composer. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar’s career started in 1942 and has spanned over seven decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages,
4 DHIRUBHAI AMBANI
Dhirajlal Hirachand “Dhirubhai” Ambani was an Indian business tycoon who founded Reliance Industries in Bombay with his cousin. He had been figured in the “The Sunday Times” top 50 businessmen in Asia. Ambani took Reliance Industries public in 1977 and by 2007, the combined fortune of the family was $60 billion, making the Ambanis the third richest family in the world.
5 AMITABH BACHCHAN
Amitabh Bachchan born 11 October 1942 is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Zanjeer and Deewar, and was dubbed India’s first “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the “Shahenshah of Bollywood”, “Star of the Millennium” or “Big B. He has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades.
6 ASHA BHOSLE:
Renowned for her voice range and often credited for her versatility. Bhosle’s work includes film music, pop, ghazals, bhajans, traditional Indian classical music, folk songs, qawwalis, and Rabindra Sangeets. The World Records Academy, an international organization which certifies world records, recognised her as the “Most Recorded Artist” in the world, in September 2009.
7 SACHIN TENDULKAR
Sachin Tendulkar born 24 April 1973 is a former Indian cricketer. widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven. the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International. The holder of the record for the number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket.