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Pandit Ravi Shankar – The Great Indian Sitar Player Who Popularized Indian Classical Music in the World

  Quick Facts Name: Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury Popular Name: Pandit Ravi Shankar Also Known As: Most Famous Indian Musician in the World Famous As: The Sitar Maestro Birth Date: 7 April 1920 (Varanasi, Uttar...

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay – The Great Indian Feminist who Set Up Many Institutions in India to Promote Arts, Crafts and Culture

  Quick Facts Name: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Also Known As: The Aesthetic Queen of India Famous As: Actress, Social Reformer, Freedom Fighter, Author Birth Date: 3 April 1903 (Mangalore, Karnataka) Died...

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak – The Great Social Activist who Worked Life-long for Eradication of Manual Scavenging in India

  Quick Facts Name: Bindeshwar Pathak Famous As: Social Activist, Founder of Sulabh International Birth Date: 2 April 1943 Birth Place: Village Rampur Baghel, Vaishali district, Bihar Nationality: Indian Awards: Padma Bhushan (1991), Indira...

Mahadevi Verma – The Great Indian Poetess Who Left Her Indelible Mark In Indian Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Mahadevi Verma Also Known As: The Modern Meera Famous As: Novelist, Poet, Writer, Educationist Born On: 26 March 1907 (Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 11 September 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

Ustad Bismillah Khan – The Great Indian Musician Maestro Who Popularized Shehnai Across The World

  Quick Facts Name: Bismillah Khan Birth Name: Qamruddin Khan Famous As: Shehnai Player, Musician Birth Date: 21 March 1916 Birth Place: Dumraon, Buxar District, Bihar Died On: 21 August 2006 Nationality: Indian Awards: Bharat Ratna (2001);...

Udupi Ramachandra Rao – The Great Indian Scientist Who Launched India in Space with Aryabhata in 1975

  Quick Facts Name: Udupi Ramachandra Rao Also Known As: Prof. U.R. Rao, The Satellite Man of India Famous As: Space Scientist Birth Date: 10 March 1932 Birth Place: Adamaru Village, Udupi District,...

Kartar Singh Duggal – The Indian Top Bureaucrat Who Was Also One of the Greatest Writers of India Post-Independence

  Quick Facts Name: Kartar Singh Duggal Famous As: Writer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 1 March 1917 Birth Place: Dhamal, Rawalpindi District, British India (now in Pakistan) Died On: 26 January...

Vishnu Vāman Shirwādkar ‘Kusumagraj’ – The Eminent Poet, Playwright and Novelist, Who Was the Shakespeare of Marathi Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Vishnu Vāman Shirwādkar Better Known As: Kusumagraj Famous As: Poet Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 27 February 1912 (Pune, Maharashtra) Died On: 10 March 1999 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1974), Jnanpith Award...

Talat Mahmood – The Indian King of Ghazals With A Velvety Voice Who Took Ghazal-singing To The World

  Quick Facts Name: Talat Mahmood Also Known As: The King of Ghazals, Shahenshah-e-Ghazal Famous As: Singer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 24 February 1924 (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 9 May 1998 Awards: Padma...

Sayed Haider Raza – The Modernist Indian Painter Whose Paintings Sold for More Than 3 Million Dollars

  Quick Facts Name: Sayed Haider Raza Also Known As: S. H. Raza Famous As: Painter Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 22 February 1922 Birth Place: Babaria, Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh Died On: 23 July...

Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar – The Great Indian Scientist who is known as “The Father of Science and Technology in India”

  Quick Facts Name: Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Also Known As: The Father of Research Laboratories Famous As: Professor, Scientist  Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 21 February 1894 Birth Place: Bhera, Shahpur District, British India (now...

Ram Vanji Sutar – The Amazingly Talented Indian Sculptor Who Brings Legends To Life

  Quick Facts Name: Ram Vanji Sutar Famous As: Sculptor Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 19 February 1925 (Dhulia, Maharashtra) Awards: Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2016) Spouse: Pramila Ram Sutar Children: Anil Sutar   Ram Vanji...

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