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The Prodigy Of Words — Rabindranath Tagore, the First Asian to Win the Nobel Prize

  Who does not know about the Great Rabindranath Tagore in India? The person whom we remember every time we utter the lyrics of India’s...

Satyajit Ray – The Most Celebrated Filmmaker From India Who Was Considered A Genius

  Quick Facts Name: Satyajit Ray Also Fondly Known As: Manik Da Famous As: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Music Composer, Calligrapher, Illustrator, Writer Birth Date: 2 May 1921 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On:...

Manna Dey – The Great Indian Playback Singer Whose Career Spanned Seven Decades

  Quick Facts Name: Prabodh Chandra Dey Popularly Known As: Manna Dey Famous As: Playback Singer Birth Date: 1 May 1919 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On: 24 October 2013 Nationality: Indian Parents: Purna Chandra Dey (Father), Mahamaya (Mother) Spouse: Sulochana Kumaran Children: Daughters...

Remembering the Forgotten Hero of Indian Football – Mohammed Salim, the First Indian Player to Play Abroad

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Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee – The Father of the Indian Air Force

  Quick Facts Name: Subroto Mukerjee Also Known As: Father of the Indian Air Force Famous As: First Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force Birth Date: 5 March...

Benode Behari Mukherjee – Indian Artist who Mixed Colours and Traditions

  Quick Facts Name: Benode Behari Mukherjee Famous As: Artist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 7 February 1904 (Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On: 11 November 1980 Awards: Padma Vibhushan (1974), Rabindra Puraskar (1980)   Benode (also Binod) Behari...

Nirmal Kumar Bose – Leading Indian Anthropologist, Educationist and a Gandhian

  Quick Facts Name: Nirmal Kumar Bose Famous As: Anthropologist, Educationist, Sociologist, Social Worker Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 22 January 1901 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On: 15 October 1972 Awards: Annandale Gold Medal (1948),...

Swami Vivekananda – The Monk who Taught the World to Believe in Themselves

  Quick Facts Name: Swami Vivekananda Born As: Narendranath Datta Famous As: Indian Hindu Monk Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 12 January 1863 (Kolkata) Died On: 4 July 1902 Guru: Ramakrishna Paramahansa   We live in a world where the...

Indra Lal Roy – The Flying Ace of India and the Only Hindustani Pilot in World War 1

  Quick Facts Name: Indra Lal Roy Also Known As: Laddie Famous As: First Flying Ace of India Birth Date: 2 December 1898 Died On: 22 July 1918 in Carvin, France Nationality: Indian Birth Place:...

Surendranath Banerjee – The Freedom Fighter and Elite Legislator of India

  Quick Facts Name: Surendranath Banerjee Also known As: Indian Burke Famous As: Academician, Politician Birth Date: 10 November 1848 Died On: 6 August 1925 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Kolkata, West Bengal   Sir Surendranath...

Kumar Sanu: Spreading Magic Through The Voice

  Quick Facts Birth Name: Kedarnath Bhattacharya Also Known As: King Sanu Professionally Known As: Kumar Sanu Famous As: Indian Playback Singer Birth Date: 20 October 1957 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Kolkata, West Bengal Awards: Padma Shri,...

The Maestro of Goalpariya Lok Sangeet – Pratima Barua Pandey

  Quick Facts Name: Pratima Barua Pandey Famous As: Folk Singer Birth Date: 3 October 1934 Died On: 27 December 2002 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Kolkata, India Awards: Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak...

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