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Subhash Mukhopadhyay – Indian Poet who Bridged a Root Between Poetry and Politics

  Quick Facts Name: Subhash Mukhopadhyay Also Known As: Podatik Kobi Famous As: Poet Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 12 February 1919 (Krishnanagar, West Bengal) Died On: 8 July 2003 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1964), Jnanpith Award (1991), Padma...

Gopi Chand Narang – Indian Theorist who Brought to India the Beauty of Urdu Language

  Quick Facts Name: Gopi Chand Narang Famous As: Theorist, Scholar Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 11 February 1931  Birth Place: Dukki, British India (Present day Balochistan, Pakistan) Awards: Ghalib Award (1984), Padma Shri (1990), Sahitya Akademi...

Jagjit Singh – The Music Artist who Lived for Ghazals

  Quick Facts Name: Jagjit Singh Birth Name: Jagmohan Singh Dhiman Also Known As: Ghazal King Famous As: Singer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 8 February 1941 (Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan) Died On: 10 October 2011 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award...

Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi – The Famous Hindustani Classical Vocalist

    Quick Facts Name: Bhimsen Joshi Famous As: Vocalist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 4 February 1922 (Ron, Gadag District, Karnataka) Died On: 24 January 2011 Awards: Padma Shri (1972), Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1976), Padma Bhushan...

Buddhadev Dasgupta: The Man who Spins Magic on the Sarod Strings

  Quick Facts Name: Buddhadev Dasgupta Famous As: Musician Instruments: Sarod Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 1 February 1933 (Bhagalpur, Bihar) Died On: 15 January 2018 (aged 84) Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1993), Padma Bhushan...

Qurratulain Hyder – Most Celebrated Urdu Fiction Writer Till Date

  Quick Facts Name: Qurratulain Hyder Pen Name: Ainee Apa Famous As: Writer, Author, Novelist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 20 January 1927 (Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 21 August 2007 Famous Book: Aag...

Shakuntala Paranjpye – Honoree of the Padma Bhushan Award for her Pioneering Contributions in the area of Family Planning

  Quick Facts Name: Shakuntala Paranjpye Famous As: Social Worker, Writer and Actress Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 17 January 1906 (Murdi, Maharashtra) Died On: 3 May 2000 Awards: Padma Bhushan (1991)   When it comes...

Fali Sam Nariman – The Living Prodigy of Law

  Quick Facts Name: Fali Sam Nariman Famous As: Indian Jurist and Senior Advocate Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 10 January 1929 (Myanmar) Married To: Bapsi Nariman Awards: Padma Bhushan (1991), Padma Vibhushan (2007)   There are...

Kelucharan Mohapatra – Odissi Dance Guru & Master of Indian Classical Dance

  Quick Facts Name: Kelucharan Mohapatra Famous As: Indian Classical Dancer, Choreographer, Guru Birth Date: 8 January 1926 (Raghurajpur, Puri District, Odisha) Died On: 7 April 2004 Nationality: Indian Awards: Padma Vibhushan (2000), Padma...

Obaid Siddiqi – The Revolutionary Neuroscientist and Microbiologist who Bid Adieu to the World

  Quick Facts Name: Obaid Siddiqi Famous As: National Research Professor Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 7 January 1932 Died On: 26 July 2013 Birth Place: Basti District, Uttar Pradesh Awards: Padma Bhushan (1984), Padma Vibhushan (2006)   Obaid Siddiqi...

Gopaldas Neeraj – The Marvel of Hindi Literature and one of the Best Poets and Lyricists

    Quick Facts Name: Gopaldas Neeraj Famous As: Poet Also Known As: Neeraj or Niraj Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 4 January 1925 Birth Place: Puravali, Uttar Pradesh Major Awards: Padma Shri (1991), Padma Bhushan...

S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan: Inspirational Story of an Eminent Mathematician and behind Probability Theory

  Quick Facts Full Name: Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan Also Known As: S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan Famous As: Mathematician Known For: Martingale Problems, Large Deviation Theory Birth Date: 2 January 1940 Birth...

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