If Your Birthday is on 22 October, Here’s Who You Share It With
Amit Shah, the current president of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected as an MLA from Sarkhej region of Gujarat for four consecutive terms.
A close aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah helped oversee the BJP’s campaign during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
According to his official website, Shah was born to Kusumben and Anilchandra Shah, an affluent Gujarati family, in 1964 in Mumbai. He lived in Maansa village till the age of 16, before moving to Ahmedabad.
He became a member of the BJP in 1984-85. The website credits the party chief with making the BJP world’s largest political party with over 10 crore members.
On 1 October 2017, Arsene Wenger completed 21 years as the manager of Arsenal FC, effectively breaking the record for being the longest reigning manager in the Premier League era.
The Frenchman was the manager of the famous Arsenal ‘Invincibles’ squad that won the 2003/04 league undefeated. Wenger has managed to win a lot of silverware during his tenure but has come under heavy criticism recently due to the club’s inability to win any major trophies for the past few seasons.
In 2016, he became the most successful manager in FA Cup history as he guided Arsenal to lifting the trophy for the seventh time
The Arsenal website hails him as a "true footballing innovator both stylistically and behind the scenes” and credits him with playing a big part in the conception and design of Emirates Stadium and the Training Ground.
Actress Parineeti Chopra has come a long way from just being known as Priyanka Chopra’s cousin. The actor aspired to pursue a career in investment banking first, but after obtaining a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School, she returned to India during the 2009 economic recession and joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations consultant.
She made her acting debut with the 2011 comedy Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debutante.
She won the National Film Award Special Mention and several Best Actress nominations for her performance in Ishaqzaade in 2012. Her latest film, Golmaal Again, was released on 20 October.
American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer, Bob Odenkirk is best known for his role as the smooth-talking lawyer Saul Goodman from AMC series Breaking Bad and Better call Saul.
From the late 1980’’s to 1990’s, Odenkirk worked as a writer for television shows like Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Get a Life, The Ben Stiller Show and The Dennis Miller Show.
Odenkirk starred in The Spectacular Now, which received the Special Jury Award for Acting at 2013 Sundance Film Festival. He also directed a segment of the 2013 anthology comedy Movie 43.