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Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia – The Legendary Award-Winning Writer and Filmmaker from Assam

  Quick Facts Name: Bhabendra Nath Saikia Famous As: Teacher, Filmmaker, Writer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 20 February 1932 (Nagaon, Assam) Died On: 13 August 2003 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1976), Padma Shri...

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...

Namdeo Laxman Dhasal – A Poet who Found Poetry in those who have Suffered

  Quick Facts Name: Namdeo Laxman Dhasal Famous As: Poet, Activist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 15 February 1949 (Khed, Maharashtra) Died On: 15 January 2014 Spouse: Malika Amar Sheikh Children: Ashutosh Awards: Padma Shri (1999), Lifetime...

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...

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...

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...

Waman Dattatreya Patwardhan: India’s Nuclear Genius

  Quick Facts Name: Waman Dattatreya Patwardhan Famous As: Nuclear Chemist, Defence Scientist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 30 January 1917 (Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh) Died On: 27 July 2007 Awards: Padma Shri (1974)   One of the...

Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: The Royal Shooting Prodigy

  Quick Facts Name: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Famous As: Professional Shooter, Politician Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 29 January 1970 (Jaisalmer, Rajasthan) Awards: Arjuna Award (2003), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2005)   An...

The Undiminished Ardour of Bhagyashree Sathe Thipsay – The First Indian Woman to Win International Grandmaster Award in Chess

  Whenever we Indians speak of chess, we come up only with one of two names and those are all male-oriented fame. It is quite...

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),...

Dasari Prasada Rao – First Open Heart Surgeon in Andhra Pradesh who had a Zeal to Heal

  Quick Facts Name: Dasari Prasada Rao Famous As: Cardio-thoracic Surgeon Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 21 January 1950 (Koppole, Madras Province) Awards: Padma Shri (2001)   When it comes to the medical wonders...

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...

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