Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia said she admires late Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Kapoor, while lyricist Javed Akhtar looks up to lawyer-activist Vrinda Grover.

‘Kai Po Che’ actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s inspiration is late Dr Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. Directors Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Sanjay Leela Bhansali adore Nightingale of India and living legend Lata Mangeshkar who has wooed millions of hearts with her melodious voice.
Meryl Streep, who is arguably the world’s most famous modern actress, is the muse of Ram Kapoor, who is the only actor to have won the Indian Telly Awards for best actor consecutively in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Streep is widely regarded as one of the greatest living film actresses.

‘Rock star’ actress Nargis Fakhri venerates Mother Teresa and Oprah Winfrey while TV star Amit Sadh admires actress Vidya Balan
Swara Bhaskara, who garnered critical acclaim and two nominations for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘Ranjhana’ looks up to Myanmar's pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Super model and actor Lisa Haydon revere’s Kate Garry Hudson, who is an American actress and has been recognized for her work worldwide. Choreographer Shiamak Davar worships his guru Khorshed Bhavnagri, author of the national best seller ‘laws of the spirit world’.

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