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Sachin Tendulkar – First Indian To Score 30,000 Runs In All Forms Of Domestic And International Cricket

    Sachin Tendulkar, also known as the “Little Master” and “Master Blaster”, has scored the highest runs in the world in International cricket, and is...

Akbar Padamsee – The Enigmatic Indian Artist Whose Painting Sold For Rs. 19 Crores ($2.9 Million)

  Quick Facts Name: Akbar Padamsee Famous As: Artist, Painter Birth Date: 12 April 1928 (Mumbai, Maharashtra) Nationality: Indian Parents: Hassan Padamsee and Jenabhai Awards: Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowship (1962), J.D. Rockefeller Fellowship (1965), Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship...

Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar – The Pioneer Filmmaker who made the First Film in India

  Quick Facts Full Name: Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar Also Known As: H.S. Bhatavdekar, Save Dada Famous As: India’s First Filmmaker and Exhibitor Birth Date: 15 March 1868 (Mumbai, Maharashtra) Died On:...

Teesta Setalvad – Independent Journalist who Actively Seeks Justice and Peace in the Indian Nation

  Quick Facts Name: Teesta Setalvad Famous As: Journalist, Civil Rights Activist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 9 February 1962 (Mumbai, Maharashtra) Awards: Padma Shri (2007) Parents: Atul Setalvad (Father), Sita Setalvad (Mother) Spouse: Javed Anand Children: Tamara...

Nanabhoy Palkhivala – The Man who was the Conscience Keeper of Our Nation

  Quick Facts Name: Nanabhoy Palkhivala Also Known As: Nani Palkhivala Famous As: Jurist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 16 January 1920 (Mumbai, Maharashtra) Died On: 11 December 2002 Awards: Padma Vibhushan (1998)   “Enjoy the little things in...

Ameen Sayani – The Indian Radio Announcer Legend Whose Mesmerizing Voice Enthralled A Nation For Decades

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});   Quick Facts Name: Ameen Sayani Famous As: Radio Announcer, Radio Jockey Known For: His compering of Radio shows esp. the Binaca Geetmala Birth Date: 21...

Anjali Bhagwat – The Indian Woman Rifle Shooter Who Never Missed Target

  Quick Facts Name: Anjali Bhagwat Also Known As: Anjali Ramakanta Vedpathak Famous As: Indian Rifle Shooter Birth Date: 5 December 1969 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra Awards: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2003),...

Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali – The Eminent Natural Historian and Birdman of India

  Quick Facts Full Name: Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali Also Known As: Salim Ali, Birdman of India Famous As: Ornithologist, Historian Birth Date: 12 November 1896 Died On: 20 June 1987 Nationality: Indian Birth...

Homi Jehangir Bhabha – The Father Of Indian Nuclear Programme

    Quick Facts Full Name: Homi Jehangir Bhabha Also Known As: Homi J. Bhabha, Homi Bhabha Famous As: Nuclear Physicist Birth Date: 30 October 1909 Died On: 24 January 1966 (Aged...

Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar: Another Gem from the Mangeshkar Family

  Quick Facts Name: Hridaynath Mangeshkar Also Known As: Balasaheb Famous For: Music Composer, Director and Singer of Pop, Folk and Indian Classical Music Birth Date: 26 October 1937 Nationality: Indian Birth Place:...

Shammi Kapoor: The Elvis Presley of India

      Quick Facts Name: Shammi Kapoor Famous As: The Elvis Presley of India Also Known As: Shamsher Raj Kapoor Birth Date: 21 October 1931 Died On: 14 August 2011 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra Noteworthy Awards:...

Mehmood Ali – The Man who Won Our Hearts with His Hilarity

  Quick Facts Name: Mehmood Ali Also Known As: Mehmood Famous As: Singer, Actor, Director and Producer Birth Date: 29 September 1932 Died On: 23 July 2004 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Mumbai, India   Meet...

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