Born on May 1, 1988, Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and model who has established herself as a successful Bollywood actor. Born and raised in Bangalore, Sharma entered the fashion industry in 2007 and later moved to Mumbai to pursue her acting career and as a model. In 2008, she made her acting debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in a romantic movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi which earned her her first Film fare nomination. After that, Sharma rose to fame with starring roles in other Yash Raj Films like BaandBaajaBaarat and Jab TakHaiJaan. In addition to being a successful actress, Sharma is also an ambassador for various products and brands. Sharma is the recipient of several awards including one Film Fare.
Shri Shri Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar is a famous Indian Spiritual leader who is also frequently referred to as Sri Sri. Born on May 13, 1956, Ravi Shankar is the founder of the Art of Living Foundation that was .founded in 1981. This foundation aims to relieve societal problems, individual stress, and violence. In the year 1997, he established a charity, the International Association for Human Values that work in relief work and rural development while aiming to foster shared universal values. For his unconditional services, Shankar has received some of the honorary awards in several countries like Peru, India, Paraguay, and Columbia. He was also honored by the Government of India with Padma Vibhushan in the year 2016.
Diana Hayden is a very popular model, Indian actress, and a beauty queen. Born on May 1, 1973, Hayden won Miss India contest in 1997 and in the same year she was crowned as the Miss World 1997 as well. Born in Hyderabad, aTelangana, Heyden worked for an event management company before she began her career as a model. Apart from being a successful model, she wrote a book “A Beautiful Guide” which is also known as an “Encyclopedia on grooming which also deals with confidence building and personality development”. It took her almost 2 years to complete this book and she released in on August 6, 2012.
Born on May 2, 1921, Satyajit Ray was a very famous Indian Bengali Filmmaker. Ray is also regarded as the greatest filmmakers of the twentieth century. Ray started his career as the commercial artist. Later, he met French filmmaker Jean Renoir who inspired Ray to step into the world of movies. Ray directed almost 36 films including various feature films, shorts, and documentaries. His first movie, patherPanchali which was released in 1955, won as many as eleven international prizes including inaugural best human document award at the Cannes Film Festival. Other than that, he received major awards like An Academy Honorary Award, National Film Awards, Golden Lion and much more. The Indian government honored Ray with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the year 1992.
Karan Johar also referred as Kjo, is a very famous and popular Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor and television presenter. Born on May 25, 1972, Karan is the Son ofHirooJohar and always aspired to become a movie director from his early days and this guided him to make his directorial debut in 1998 with the blockbuster romantic movie KuchKuchHotaHai. This movie earned him his first film fare award for best screenplay and best director. After the success of his first movie, his next two movies also went to become blockbuster; Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Ghhham and KabhiAlvidanaaKehhhna. Karan Johar is also the host of the famous television show Koffee with Karan. Since 2012, he has also served as a judge of the famous television reality show Jhalak Dhiklajaa along with Madhuri Dixit and Remo D’Souza and India’s Got Talent.
There you go, 20 very famous and popular personalities who are born in the month of May. Keep following our articles to learn more about the celebrity birthday and various ways to make your birthday special.