Today In History?
Find out what happened on the 25th of August in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occur 25th of August
Vijayaraj Alagarswami (born 25 August 1952), better known by his stage name Vijayakanth, is an Indian politician and film actor who has worked predominantly in Tamil cinema.He was the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2011 to 2016. Before coming into politics Vijayakanth was a film actor, producer and director.
Vinesh Phogat (born 25 August 1994) is an Indian wrestler who comes from a successful family of wrestlers, with her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari being international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medalists as well. She became the first Indian woman wrestler to win Gold in both Commonwealth and Asian games. Phogat has become the First Indian Athlete to be Nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards to be held on February 18, 2019.
Monica (born Rekha Maruthiraj) is a former Indian film actress, who starred predominantly in Tamil language films. A child actor in the early 1990s, she mostly appeared in supporting roles, before taking lead roles from the late 2000s on. She is probably best known for performances in the films Azhagi, Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi and Silandhi.
Daisy Shah (born 25 August 1984) is an Indian film actress, model and dancer She has worked as an assistant to choreographer Ganesh Acharya. She made her debut as a special appearance guest in the 2010 bilingual action thriller Vandae Maatharam, but her first breakthrough came when she was roped to play the lead role in the 2011 Kannada film Bodyguard. She then appeared opposite Salman Khan in the 2014 Bollywood film Jai Ho.
Vaishnavi Dhanraj (born 25 August 1988) is an Indian television and film actress. She was the protagonist in PK Lele A Salesman, an adult Hindi film in the sex comedy genre, in which she played the role of a rich girl called Mary Marlo. She has also acted as Nirbhaya in Satyagraha on Aaj Tak, Sub-Inspector Tasha in Sony Entertainment Television’s CID and Mahi Arora in Colors TV’s Bepannaah.
1960 Olympics opened at Rome.
1963 Allama Mashriqi, Muslim leader, passed away.
1965 Indian troops cross the Kashmir ceasefire line pursuing Pakistani infiltrators.
1975 Bundelkhand University was established in Uttar Pradesh.
1981 Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra leader, elected the President of Congress.