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Vivekananda was born Narendranath Datta (shortened to Narendra or Naren) at his ancestral home at 3 Gourmohan Mukherjee Street in Calcutta, the capital of British India, on 12 January 1863 during the Makar Sankranti festival. He belonged to a traditional Bengali Kayastha family and was one of nine siblings.
Prabodh Chandra Dey (1 May 1919, 24 October 2013), known by his stage name Manna Dey, was an Indian playback singer. He debuted in the film Tamanna in 1942, by this song "Upar Gagan Bishal" composed by his paternal uncle K.C. Dey and went on to record more than 4,000 songs from 1942 to 2013. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1971, the Padma Bhushan in 2005 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2007. He received his early education in Indu Babur Pathshala, a small pre-primary school. He started doing stage shows in school since 1929. He participated in sports events like wrestling and boxing in his college days, taking training from Gobar Guha. He graduated from Vidyasagar College.
Acharya Sir Prafulla Chandra Ray was a Bengali chemist, educator and entrepreneur. The Royal Society of Chemistry honoured his life and work with the first ever Chemical Landmark Plaque outside Europe. He was the founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India's first pharmaceutical company. He is the author of A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century (1902). Ray was born in Raruli-Katipara, a village in the Khulna District of present-day Bangladesh. His father Harish Chandra Ray was a land proprietor. Up to the age of nine, Prafulla Chandra studied in a school in his village. In 1870 his family migrated to Calcutta and Ray and his elder brother were admitted to Hare School. In 1879 he passed the Entrance Examination and took admission into the Metropolitan Institution (later Vidyasagar College) which was established by Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.
Paoli Dam (born 4 October 1980) is an Indian film actress who began her career in 2004 with the Bengali television serial Jibon Niye Khela. Over the next several years, she worked in Bengali television serials such as Tithir Atithi and Sonar Harin; the former ran for six years on ETV Bangla. Dam was born in Kolkata, West Bengal to a Bengali family which is originally from Faridpur District, Bangladesh. Her father and mother are Amol and Papiya Dam (mother) and she has a brother, Mainak. Dam attended Loreto School in Bowbazar before passing her Higher Secondary Examination. She was a good student, winning scholarships. Dam was admitted to Vidyasagar College of the University of Calcutta, graduating with a degree in chemistry.