The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends

Amartya Sen: An intellectual giant, Amartya Sen has placed development at the heart of democracy, society and policy.

"It's much nicer to hear wise things being said by others than have to say them yourself," he said in his acceptance speech.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Amitabh Bachchan: After six decades, still India's leading man.

"Never allow critics to get you down," Mr Bachchan said.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Anish Kapoor: An artist who reshaped and resized India in the global map.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
A R Rahman: His music is India's soundtrack.

"I wanted to thank my state Tamil Nadu, my mother and teachers. I have to go a long way if I live," Mr Rahman said.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
C N R Rao: The secrets of Science dissolve for him.

"There are many ways to celebrate 25 years but this way is unique," he said.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Ela Bhatt: SEWA founder Ela Bhatt for empowering women in villages with jobs, visibility and dignity.

"We need to recognize that poverty is violence. Society that looks the other way is giving consent. Diversity is the key to life," she said while accepting the award.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Fali S Nariman: Tireless protector of our rights and liberties.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia: He turns an ordinary moment into the sublime.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Indra Nooyi: Known for the outstanding company she keeps.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Kapil Dev: The Hurricane from Haryana who home-delivered the World Cup.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Leander Paes: Game, set, match and this title: Living Legend.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
M S Swaminathan. His Green Revolution fed a hungry India and came to the rescue of millions of farmers.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Mukesh Ambani: The pivotal force behind a global business masterpiece.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
N R Narayana Murthy, India's Chief Mentor and philanthropist.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Rajinikanth: Full-throttle star power meets immaculate humility.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Ratan Tata: From Nano to Jaguar, one of India's flagship groups is built on his code of ethics.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Sachin Tendulkar: He is the God of Cricket.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
S S Badrinath: Not just free eyecare, uncompromising state-of-the-art attention.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
S H Raza: The teacher and the master.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Shah Rukh Khan: Kashmir se Kanyakumari tak India's favourite joyride.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan: He has endowed science with crucial details of DNA.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Vikram Seth: The storyteller who made India capture the world's imagination.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Waheeda Rahman: Beauty, Grace and Inexhaustible Charisma.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Y K Hamied: For asserting affordable drugs are a basic human right.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
Zubin Mehta: The Maestro who enchants audiences everywhere. Spellbound by this Living Legend.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends
One stage, 25 Living Legends.
The 25 Greatest Global Living Legends

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