These 7 Personalities Were Born In Pakistan But Always Stayed Indian By Heart

These 7 Personalities Were Born In Pakistan But Always Stayed Indian By Heart

After partition several people left Pakistan and migrated to India. and some of them became successful and famous.Today we have come up with all the information regarding the renouned personalities who were born in Pakistan and lived in India.

From actors,composers and directors to sports personalities .
From politicians to freedom fighters ,lets have a look:

Manmohan Singh

The former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh was born on 24 September 1932 in Punjab province of British India which is presently in Pakistan. After the partition, his family moved to India and he completed his higher education from Punjab University.

 Lal Krishna Advani

The senior leader of Bhartiya Janata Party LK Advani was born on 8 November 1927 in Karachi. His family migrated to India after partition and played a vital role in the making of one of the biggest parties of the nation, BJP.

Yash Chopra

He was born in the city of Lahore in Punjab province in British India (now in Pakistan) on 27 September 1932, Yash Chopra along with his family moved to India after partition and he went on to become of the greatest filmmakers of all times. He was even honored by Padma Bhushan in 2005.

Sunil Dutt

This great actor was born in a village Khurdi in Jhelum district of Punjab state in British India, which is now in Pakistan. The Bollywood star who is now no more He gave some classic movies which will be remembered forever and later joined politics and won several elections.

Bhagat Singh

Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh who faught for freedom was also born in Pakistan. He was born on 19 October 1907, in Banga Pakistan. He was one of the youngest fighters who was sentenced to death by the British government.


Gulzar’s original name is Sampoorn Singh Kalra,was born 14 August 1936, in a village named Dina of Jhelum district, Punjab. The village is now in Pakistan. He is a famous poet, screenwriter, film director, and playwright.

Milkha Singh

Prior to partition born in Lailpur on 8 October 1935. He lost his parents during the chaos created during partition. He came to India with his remaining family. He represented India at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and the 1979 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and earned the nickname “Udta Sikh”.

All these personalities made a remarkable position in India although were born in Pakistan.


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