India is full of great personalities and woman has also proved herself in almost evry field. Now she does not limit herself to housemaker and do hard work all her life irrespective of hurdles and controversies. Some of the best examples are as follows..
Born on Nov 1, 1973.
Renowned model and actress in today’s Cinema.
Received Miss World title in 1994.
Lately got married to Abhishek Bachchan.
Well known as Curvaceous Woman.
Well versed in languages such as English, Hindi, Marathi , Tamil and Tulu.
This year she is awarded with Padma Shri.
Received Filmfare awards for best actress in year 98, 99 and 2002 and many other awards.
Born on Oct 28 , 1955.
Full Name : Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi
Known as most powerful Business woman.
Often praised with the title of Beauty with Brains.
Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.
Played vital role in starting Tricon( Yum ! Brands Inc).
Awarded with Padma Bhushan in year 2007.
Born on June 9.1949.
First woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS).
Also a tennis player in her teenager.
Education : B.A in English(H), Master’s in Political Science, LLB, Ph.D from IIT.
Got married to Brij Bedi.
Awarded with Magsaysay, Lion of the year, Pride of India in 94,95 and 99 resp.
Currently hosting Aap Ki Kachehri on Star Plus.
Born on April 18, 1916 .
One of the prolific actresses of Pre-Independence Era.
Had to switch her career 4m main actress to character actress.
Later became known as Character actress ( for Wicked roles).
One director slapped her during shooting and she got facial paralysis resulting in the damage of left eye.
Had two marriages in her lifetime.
Got two awards for acting in years 1959 and 1961 resp.
Died on Feb 24, 1998.
Born on Sept 28,1929.
Best-known playback singer(Melody Queen) in Hindi Film Industry.
Often regarded as The Nightingale Of India.
Has sing around 50,000 songs till date.
Featured in Guinness Book of World Records from 1974 to 1991.
Won several awards and honors, including Padma Bhushan (1969), Padma Vibhushan (1999), Dada Saheb Phalke Award (1989), NTR National Award (1999),Bharat Ratna (2001) etc.
Foreign authorities want to explore her throat after her death.
Born on Aug 26, 1910.
Internationally famed as a Roman Catholic Nun, humanitarian and philanthropist person.
Faced diverse range of criticism during welfare work.
Won Padma Shri , Nobel Peace Prize and Bharat Ratna Award in years 62, 79 n 80 resp.
Died on Sept 5 , 1997.
Left over 1,00,000 volunteers operating 610 missions in 123 countries.
Born on June 27, 1964.
Full name : Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha.
Got married to V. Srinivasan.
Regarded as queen of Indian track and field.
Made world record in 1985 by winning 1 bronze and 5 gold medals.
Won Padma Shri and Arjuna Award in 1984.
Also received various award under best athlete and sportsperson category.
Born on Nov 15,1986.
One of the youngest and high ranked players in the field of tennis.
Holds the distinction of being the first Indian woman to be seeded in a Grand Slam tennis tournament.
Currently single and focusing on her career.
Garnered criticism from some Islamic groups for her dress code.
Awarded with Padma Shri in 2006.
Won 1 Gold and 2 Silvers in Asian games and lots of win in varied categories.
Born on Dec 9, 1946.
Influential and powerful woman in Indian Politics.
Widow of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
At present Chairwoman of United Progressive Alliance (UPA).
Political Party : Indian National Congress.
Suffered intense debate and opposition due to foreign birth.
Played an important role in making the Right to Information Act into law.