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Mistry (surname)
Mistry, or Mistri, is a surname found in India
India
or amongst people of Indian origin. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
Bihar
and even West Bengal. This surname is used by many different communities of India. It is an occupation surname.Contents1 Meaning of word Mistri 2 By Suthar Community 3 By Parsi
Parsi
Community 4 By Muslim Kadia 5 List of people with surname Mistry 6 See also 7 ReferencesMeaning of word Mistri[edit] Main article: Mistri The word Mistri or Mistry in Maharashtra
Maharashtra
& Gujarat
Gujarat
is identified with people who are experts in architecture or are experts in Building Constructions
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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Gujarat
†The state of Bombay was divided into two states i.e. Maharashtra and Gujarat
Gujarat
by the Bombay (Reorganisation) Act 1960Symbols of Gujarat[4](de facto)Language Gujarati[3]Song "Jai Jai Garavi Gujarat" by Narmad[5]Calendar SakaAnimal Asiatic lion[4]Bird Greater flamingo[4]Flower Marigold (galgota)[4]Fruit Mango[6]Tree Banyan[4] Gujarat
Gujarat
(/ˌɡʊdʒəˈrɑːt/ Gujarat  ['gudʒəɾɑt̪] ( listen)) is a state in Western India[3][7][8][9][10] and Northwest India[11][12][13][14] with an area of 196,024 km2 (75,685 sq mi), a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi)–most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Mistris
Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya[1][2][3][4] (also known as Mistri[5][6] or Mestri[7][8]) are a minority Hindu and one of the Socially and Educationally Backward Class community of Gujarat[9] in India, whom claim to be Kshatriyas.[8] They are an artisan community related with Kadia works. Most are employed as laborers under construction contractors [8] They are known for their artistic and master craftsman skills [10] in constructing forts, temples, palaces, ornate decorations, idols and other buildings and statues that led to them being referred to as Mistri by the Portuguese.[citation needed] This term was later used to refer to them as a separate caste known as the Mistri a.k.a
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Shaheen Mistry
Shaheen Mistri (born 16 March 1971) is an Indian social activist and educator. She is the founder of Akanksha Foundation, an Indian non-profit educational initiative in Mumbai and Pune, and is also the CEO of Teach For India since 2008.[1][2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Board memberships 4 Published works 5 Awards 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Shaheen Mistri was born in Mumbai, India in a Parsi family. She had an international upbringing and grew up in 13 different countries as she moved countries with her father, a senior banker with Citigroup.[3] At the age of eighteen she returned to Mumbai, keen to learn more about the city and its slums, when she decided to enroll at the University of Mumbai. Shaheen had always heard about inequalities in India’s education system, but what she saw shocked her. She graduated with a BA degree in Sociology from St
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Rohinton Mistry
Rohinton Mistry CM (born 3 July 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian writer. He was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 2012.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Bibliography 4 Awards and recognition 5 References 6 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Rohinton Mistry was born in 1952 in Bombay, India
India
to a Parsi
Parsi
Gujarati family.[1] His brother is the playwright and author Cyrus Mistry. He earned a BA in Mathematics and Economics from St
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Pranav Mistry
Pranav Mistry (born 14 May 1981) is a computer scientist and inventor. He is the Global Senior Vice President of Research at Samsung and the head of Think Tank Team. He is best known for his work on SixthSense, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Project Beyond.[1][2] His research interests include wearable Computing, augmented reality, ubiquitous computing, gestural interaction, AI, machine vision, collective intelligence and robotics. The World Economic Forum had honored Mistry as one of the Young Global Leader in 2013.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Inventions 4 Recognition4.1 Awards and achievements5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Mistry was born on 14 May 1981 in Palanpur, North Gujarat, India to Kirti Mistry and Nayna. He has two sisters, Jigna and Sweta. He has completed his bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Nirma Institute of Technology in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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Pallonji Mistry
Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (born 1929) is an Indian-born Irish construction tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group. According to Forbes, his wealth is estimated to be US$16.9 billion as of September 2016. With his 18.4% stake in Tata Sons,[1] he is the largest individual shareholder in India's largest private conglomerate, Tata Group, the primary shareholder of which is the Tata philanthropic Allied Trusts, with 66 per cent controlling interest.[3]Contents1 Family and education 2 Career 3 Accolades 4 References 5 Further readingFamily and education[edit] Mistry was educated at the Cathedral & John Connon School, followed by Imperial College London.[citation needed] The Mistrys own a substantial construction company, Shapoorji Pallonji
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Nita Mistry (actress)
Nita Mistry (born 19 June) is an English actress best known for What A Girl Wants, Romeo vs Juliet, Crossing Over, and One Crazy Thing.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Filmography3.1 Film 3.2 Television4 External links 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Mistry was born and raised in Leicester, England, where she studied GCSE Drama at Crown Hills Community College. In 2008, she trained professionally at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London. Career[edit] In 2004, Mistry made her film debut in the first series of BBC One's New Tricks opposite Amanda Redman and James Bolam.[1][2] Shortly afterwards, she made a guest appearance on the television series Casualty
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Madhusudan Mistry
Madhusudan Devram Mistry (born 3 January 1945) is an Indian politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. He served as a member of the 13th and the 14th Lok Sabhas, representing the Sabarkantha constituency in Gujarat. In 2014, he was nominated by Congress party to the Rajya sabha (upper house of the Parliament of India) representing Gujarat State. He also founded an NGO called Developing Initiatives for Social and Human Action (DISHA). Mistry has been a General Secretary of the Congress since 2011, and is considered a close aide of the party's Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.Contents1 Early life 2 Activism 3 Political career3.1 Congress Working Committee 3.2 Assembly elections planning 3.3 2014 Lok Sabha elections4 Personal life 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Madhusudan Mistry was born to Devaram Gopalram and Tulasiben in Asarwa, Ahmedabad, in 1945.[2] He obtained an M.A
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Jimi Mistry
Jimi Mistry
Jimi Mistry
(born 1 January 1973) is a British actor, known for appearing in numerous films such as East Is East, Blood Diamond, The Guru, Exam, West is West, Ella Enchanted (film)
Ella Enchanted (film)
and The Truth About Love. He is also best known for his roles, as Dr Fonseca in BBC1
BBC1
soap opera EastEnders, Maj. Jamal Ashkani in HBO
HBO
series Strike Back, Kal Nazir in long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, and as Tom Bedford in Kay Mellor drama The Syndicate.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career2.1 Strictly Come Dancing3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Television 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Mistry was born in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, to a father of Indian descent and an Irish mother
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Jal Mistry
Jal Mistry (1923-2000) was a noted Indian cinematographer who worked in Hindi cinema, best known for his collaboration with director Chetan Anand and Navketan Films, in films like Aakhri Khat (1966), Heer Raanjha (1970) and Kudrat (1981).[1] Besides, hit films like Barsaat (1949) directed by Raj Kapoor and Naseeb (1981) by Manmohan Desai
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Fali Mistry
Fali Mistry (1917 - 1979) was a noted Indian cinematographer, who worked in Bollywood
Bollywood
films, from the 1940s to 1980, both in black white and colour cinema, and along with younger brother Jal Mistry, he was one of the most acclaimed cinematographers of his era
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Dhruva Mistry
Dhruva Mistry CBE RA (born 1957) is an Indian sculptor.Contents1 Life 2 Works (selection) 3 References and sources 4 External linksLife[edit]Diagram of an Object (1990), Hunterian Art Gallery, GlasgowMistry was born in Kanjari, Gujarat and studied at the M S University of Baroda, from 1974 to 1981, and then, on a British Council Scholarship, at the Royal College of Art in London. His first solo exhibition was held at Art Heritage, New Delhi, touring to the Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai in 1982. He was Artist in Residence at Kettle's Yard in Cambridge, with a Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge in 1984–85 and sculptor in residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London in 1988. He represented Britain at the Third Rodin Grand Prize Exhibition in Japan in 1990 and was selected for the solo show 'Asian Artists Today — Fukuoka Annual VII', by the Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan in 1994
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Cyrus Mistry (writer)
Cyrus Mistry was born in march 11,1956[1] is an Indian author and playwright. He won the 2014 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer.[2][3] He is the brother of author Rohinton Mistry.[4] Mistry is from Mumbai.[2] He began writing at a young age as a playwright,[5] but has also worked as a journalist and short-story writer. His first short was published in 1979.[2] He has also written short film scripts and several documentaries
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