It was a coincidence that many cricketers in past and in present have represented Maharashtra and you may know very well Mumbai is the unofficial Financial capital for India.
Maharashtra will stand first in the list of Industrialists and one Mr.Rajan Kumar who is a partner for Oracle is from Maharashtra, Mr.Rajendra Pawar of NIIT, Vithal Kamat of Kamat group of Hotels, Kirloskar, Chandrasekhar Bhaskar Bhave who is SEBI Chairman and to name a few.
The film world and world of music and also from political world one can see innumerable participation from Maharashtra and it is quite difficult to name even one tenth of the list.
And not to forget the social activists like B.R. Ambedkar, Baba Amte, Anna Hazare will tops the list.
You might have heard the name of Pravin Thipse, Bhagyashree Thipse and in Tennis it is Gaurav Natekar and list goes on.