Known as a man for all seasons, PC
Alexander made a mark as the political adviser, conscience
keeper and administrative trouble-shooter to former Prime
Minister Indira Gandhi who heavily relied on him to tackle
She was a legendary beauty of Hollywood, an actress who grew from an irresistible child star to the ultimate doyen of the screen world, a woman who epitomised perhaps more than any other in the golden age of Hollywood in the decades after World War II.
Respected as a deft politician,
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat enjoyed the enviable reputation of
`Ajatshatru` -- for having friends across the political
spectrum in his over five decades-long political career.
Veteran Nepali Congress leader Girija Prasad Koirala was a politician of the mould of Indira Gandhi who in his career spanning six-decades outwitted many opponents ranging from monarchs to guerrilla-turned politicians.