Famous People Born in Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. The residents of Delhi have many handsome monuments to brag about such as gateway of India, Jantar Mantar, Red fort etc. It is the gateway to India because it connects India to the other parts of the world. All the international and domestic flights fly from and to this place. In terms of physical area, Delhi is the largest city in this country. It has a population of about 12.8 million, making it the second most populous city in India.

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  • Vivek Chaand Sehgal Success Story

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  • Chetan Bhagat Success Story

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Just like famous monuments, Delhi doesn't have any dearth of famous people who are born in this state capital. Famous cricketers like Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan hail from this place. This wonderful city has gifted young and talented sportsmen, which has helped the country to rise to the first position in terms of the world cup standings.

Everybody likes to watch comedy films and laugh till our belly aches. What if to read a book full of jokes in the form of drama? Yes, Chetan Bhagat is famous for writing dramedy novels, which helped him to fetch a place in the list of good novelists. Even the times magazine has listed him as one among the most influential persons in the world.

Delhi has the highest per capita income in India of around 2,40,000. But half of the city's population still dwells in slums. This city is a perfect example of the paradox of wealth. In spite of all odds it faces, this city has a lot of billionaires and millionaires residing here. Successful entrepreneurs like Vivek Chand and Kunal Bahl were born in this city.