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Amrita Pritam Amrita Pritam
Amrita Pritam was born in 1919 in Gujranwala in a part of India which later became Pakistan. She began to write at an early age, and her first collection was published when she was only sixteen years old. A number of her works have been translated into English, including her autobiographical works Black Rose and Revenue Stamp
Kiran Bedi Kiran Bedi
Kiran Bedi is an Indian police officer and is the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1972. She was born on 9th June 1949 in Amritsar , Punjab. She is a police advisor in the United Nations peacekeeping department. Kiran Bedi has received a number of Awards.
P T USHA P T USHA
P T USHA ATHLETE Pilavullakandi Thekeparambil Usha is a woman of unstoppable determination. Experts comments that if she had tilted her body a little forward when she neared the finishing line at the '84 Olympics in Los Angeles she would have bagged the bronze medal.Her highest haul was at the 8th Asian Games in Seoul where she bagged the gold medal.Her only drawback was her comeback at a the age of 34 but shesays,she is no quitter.
Usha Uthup Usha Uthup
Usha Uthup or Didi as she is fondly referred to, was born in independent India of parents who came from the traditionally rich states of Madras and Kerala and was raised in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.  Usha Uthup is famous pop queen. She was well known for popular hits. Usha Uthup is from Calcutta. She sang songs like Shaan se. She is supposedly the first person to have brought pop music to India. She can sing in many languages, including but not limited to English, hindi, Bengali, and many south Indian languages.
Medha Patkar Medha Patkar
Medha Patkar was born on December 1, 1954. Prior to being a social activist, She left her position on the faculty of TISS as well as her unfinished Ph.D. when she became invloved in the tribal and peasant agitations in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, which eventually led to the organization of the Narmada Bachao Andolan. Medha Patkar is one of the recipients of Right Livelihood Award, Mahatma Phule Award, Goldman Environment Prize, and Human Rights Defender's Award. She was also a Commissioner to the World Commission on Dams.
Asha Bhosle Asha Bhosle
Asha Bhosle born on September 8, 1933.She is an Indian singer. She is best known as a Bollywood playback singer, although she has a much wider repertoire. Her career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for over 925 Bollywood movies and sold many records. She is the sister of the equally popular Lata Mangeshkar.
Jaya Bachchan Jaya Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan (Bhaduri) Born on April 9, 1948 in Kolkata, is a actress. Jaya is married Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. She started her career with a small role in Satyajit Ray's film,Mahanagar at the age of 15. She gave many Hindi hit films, such as Guddi,Anamika, Kora Kagaz, Zanjeer, Abhimaan and Sholay. She has two children with him: Shweta Bachchan-Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan
Maneka Gandhi Maneka Gandhi
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment  (as of January 2001), Maneka Gandhi is the daughter-in-law of Indira Gandhi. She was elected into the Lok Sabha in 1998. A dedicated animal rights activist and environmentalist, she is a founder member of People for Animals and chairperson of the Delhi Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Tarla Dalal Tarla Dalal
Ms. Tarla Dalal is India’s best - selling cookery author. She has written a total of 30 titles, several of which have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi, Bengali and even Dutch and Russian! The total sales of her cookbooks exceed 1 million copies. Her first book ‘The Pleasures of Vegetarian cooking’, which was published in 1974, was an instant success with Indian housewives. The book, which is considered a classic in cookery books, has sold a record 125,000 copies.
Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi
Shabana born on 18 September 1950 at New Delhi, is one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema. She was married Javed Akhtar, a famed lyricist, poet and scriptwriter of Bollywood. She is a film actress as well as a social activist, and while her performances in films of a variety of genre have generally earned her praises and awards.

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