Important facts about Indore

Some important facts about Indore are :-

1) Indore is said to be commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh.

2) First city to have both IIT & IIM.

3) Famous bollywood actor Salman khan was born in Indore

4) Legendary singer Kishor kumar did graduation from Christian college Indore.

5) First private FM radio channel as Radio Mirchi started in Indore.

6) Indore is cleanest city of India in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2017.

7) Famous Indian Cricket Rahul Dravid born in Indore.

8) Indore is foodie hub & taste of poha and jalebi is incredible here.

9) Famous congress politician Digya vijay singh did engineering from SGSITS Indore.

10) Sudama nagar is asia's biggest colony which is in Indore.

11) Famous bollywood singer Palak Muchhal is from Indore.

12) Famous bollywood lyricist,writer Swanand Kirkire is from Indore.

13) Famous urdu poet and bollywood lyricist Rahat Indori was born in Indore.

14) Famous TV actress Ankita Lokhande was born in Indore.

15) Famous serial of Doordarshan "Om Namah Shivay" in which the actor Samar jai singh who played the role of  Bhagwan Shivji was born in Indore.

16) Famous film & Television actress Navni Parihar was from Indore.

17) Famous singer Lata Mangeshkar born in Indore.

18) Indore topped in cognizable crimes in the country in 2014 reported by national crime record bureau (NCRB).

19) Famous Test Cricketer Narendra Hirwani moved to Indore in hi teenage and made debut in first class cricket for Madhya Pradesh.

20) Pithampur in Indore is Asia's largest industrial area.

21) Indore is known as mini Bombay for its life style.

22) Bada Ganpati Temple in Indore has biggest Statue of Lord Ganesh in Asia.

23) Baja race(a racing model car competition for mechanical engineering students from various universities of India) launched and takes place in Pithampur(Indore) every year.

24) India has won all ODI cricket matches in Holkar stadium in Indore till feb 2018....hoping it will continue...and famous knock of Virender Sehwag of 219 runs against west indies came in holkar stadium,Indore only.

25) Praveen Kankariya,CEO & Founder of Impetus did engineering from SGSITS in Indore.

26) Sarafa in Indore is market for jewellary and ornaments but is more famous for its food stalls in night.You can eat Gulab Jamun,Rabdi,Bhutte ka kees,etc @ Sarafa,Indore.

27) Indore has 56 Shops in palasia,Indore having variety of shops for food items.one of the most famous spot in Indore for foodies.....

28) Daly college co-educational residential and day boarding school built by holkars was ranked first in 2015 by education world,India.

29) Bollywood film Pyar kiya to darna kya shooted in Indore.

30) Bollywood film youngistaan shooted at Embrald heights international school in Indore.

31) Famous Cricketer CK Nayudu was invited by Holkars and made him captain in his army.

32) Actor Mantra hails from Indore.

33) Traffic police cop Ranjit singh which is famous for his unique style and dance moves in from Indore.

34) Grand mother of famous TV actress Sagarika Ghatge is daughter of Maharaja Tukoji Rao Holkar of Indore.

35) Both Mahakal & Omkareshwar Jyotirling situated at nearly nearly 40-60 kms from Indore.

36) Indore is multiculture city having people from Rajasthan,Maharashtra,Gujarat,UP,Bihar,etc.

37) Famous bollywood actress Celina Jaitely's parents lives in MHOW in Indore district.

38) Famous bollywood actor Johnny Walker was born in Indore.

39) Painter, MF Husain famous for making paintings of Madhuri Dixit spent his childhood in Indore.

40) Amay Khurasiya ODI cricketer who played splendid innings of 57 from 45 balls against Sri lanka in his debut match,hails from Indore.

41) Madhya pradesh stock exchange is India's 3rd oldest stock exchange in country,situated in Indore.

42) Famous bollywood music composer and singer Meghdeep Bose was born in Indore.

43) Indian stock & market analyst, Deepak Mohoni studied in Daly College in Indore.

44) 35 feet 2011 world cup trophy is built in honor of Indian cricket team,situated at pipliahana in Indore.

45) Vijay Balla in Indore is built in honour of Indian team having name of players who won test seroes in England in 1971.

46) Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar made his first and only ODI century at Nehru stadium,Indore.

47) RRCAT, the famous research center known for research activities in laser and fiber optics present in Indore.

48) Politician & Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan is from Indore.

49) Film actor Kiran Kumar studied at Daly college Indore.

50) Comedian Zakir Khan was born & raised in Indore.

51) Famous model & Miss asia pacific world 2012 Himangini singh yadu hails from Indore.

52) Sneha Khanwalkar who works as music director in bollywood was born in Indore.

53) TV actor & Dancer Kunwar Amarjeet Singh is from Indore.

54) Dawa bazaar,Indore is considered as central India's biggest medicine market and some shops there opens for full 24 hours.

55) Charisma coach & Keynote speaker Danish Sheikh has born & raised in Indore.


Above are some important facts and personalities associated with Indore.Hope you enjoyed it........... :)


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