The Flying Sikh
Independent India’s first individual sports star, the
late great Milkha Singh dominated Indian track and
field for over a decade with his speed and spirit,
creating multiple records and winning numerous
medals in his career.
In 1960, he was persuaded by then Prime Minister
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to run against Abdul Khaliq
in Pakistan, whom he defeated. He then received
the title of “the Flying Sikh” by General Ayub.
Born on 20 November 1929 in Gobind Pura village
in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan.
He was one of 15 siblings.
Studied at a village school in Pakistan upto 5th Std.
During partition he witnessed killings of his family
He dreamt big through his difficult situation and it
showed his desire and never give up from
Somehow deep within Milkha knew that he
wanted to lead a better and more productive life. 4
• Lost his parents in the riots that took place during
• Before joining the army he did petty job to survive
• After several attempts he was finally able to join
• He was not able to qualify in his first Olympic
which was held at Melbourne
• He struggled a lot on field due to his consecutive
The following table explains the achievements of Milkha Singh
Sr. No Medal Event Category
1. Gold 1958 Asian Games 200m
2. Gold 1958 Asian Games 400m
3. Gold 1958 Commonwealth Games 440 Yards
4. Gold 1962 Asian Games 400m
5. Gold 1962 Asian Games 4x400m Relay
6. Gold 1958 Cuttack National Games 200m
7. Gold 1958 Cuttack National Games 400m
8. Silver 1964 Calcutta National Games 400m
Sr. No Honour Year
1. Padma Shri 1959
BIG FIVE MODEL
• He was an
• He was a
• He was a highly
person and was
• He was always
open to new
• Despite of all
he faced, he
stood strong in
There is no substitute for hard work
Success means more than awards
Always believe in yourself
It takes courage to get through grief
SHAH RUKH KHAN
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the leading stars of the Indian
film Industry who has been ruling the Indian cinematic
world for decades often referred to as the romantic icon of
Indian cinema. He followed his dream to become an actor
and his passion towards his work established him as one of
the most renowned actors across the globe. He has been
working hard throughout his career and has never given
up. He has been through various upheavals in his life like
injuries and criticism, but this only added fuel to his
enthusiasm. He has many nicknames such as Badshah of
Bollywood, king khan, king of Bollywood.
He was born to Meer Taj Mohammed Khan and Lateef
Fatima on 2nd November 1965, in New Delhi, the capital
city of India.
From childhood, he had a passion for acting.
He also has an elder sister, Shehnaz Lalarukh.
He was raised in Mangalore for the first five years of his
life, as his grandfather was a chief engineer at Mangalore
SRK lost his father when he was just 15 years old.
SHAH RUKH KHAN
Early Schooling St. Columba’s School
BA Economics, Hansraj College
Masters in Journalism and Mass
Communication, Jamia Milia Islamia
Acting Studies Delhi’s Theatre Action Group, Barry John
National School of Drama
Honorary Doctorate from La Trobe
1.Shah Rukh khan, who has seen endless struggles in his life – he has slept on streets,
struggled to support himself and his sister at a very young age. He even lost his parents
very early which led to his sister seeking mental health support. Amidst all the chaos and
challenges, he kept pushing himself, and today he stands tall as the ‘Badshah of
2.Finally, after many rejections he started his journey from Television Series in 1988, in Dil
Dariya, which was his first starring role; but due to production delay, Raj Kapoor Directed
1989 series Fauji became his television debut instead, where he played the Lead Role.
3.Soon after his big screen debut came in the form of Dewaana in 1992.
Shahrukh has won the ‘Filmfare’ in the ‘Best Actor’ category several times.
He has been honored with the ‘Best Indian Citizen Award’ in the year 1997.
IIFA has also presented him with the ‘Most Popular Actor’ award and also
‘Star of the Decade’ and ‘Digital Star of the Year awards’.
In 2002 he won the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence’ in the ‘Field of
Entertainment’ and also received 'Padma Shri' in the year 2005.
In 2011 ‘UNESCO’ recognized his philanthropic work and awarded him with
the ‘Pyramide con Marni’ award.
He was awarded France’s highest civilian award – Knight of the Legion of
BIG FIVE MODEL
• He describes
• Depending upon
the situation as
he is warm, and
• -He is
as he is well
can plan his
things very well
• He carries a
be it in any
• He is always
ready to accept
that come his
Never forget your roots
Be unique and set your own standard
Good Command Over his Language
Consistent with his work
Failure is important