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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...

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...

Sugathakumari: The Artist of Poetic Skills and a Classic Example of Feminism Activist

  Quick Facts Name: Sugathakumari Famous As: Poet, Environmentalist Born On: 3 January 1934 Died On: 23 December 2020 (aged 86) Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Aranmula, Kerala Education: University College, Thiruvananthapuram Parents: Bodheswaran...

Raghunath Anant Mashelkar: Story of an Indomitable Will – A Great Scholar and Indian Chemical Engineer

  Quick Facts Name: Raghunath Anant Mashelkar Also Known As: Ramesh Mashelkar Famous As: Chemical Engineer Birth Date: 1 January 1943 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Mashel, Goa Awards: Padma Shri (1991), Padma Bhushan (2000), Gomant Vibhushan Award...

Syed Zahoor Qasim: The Intriguing Tale of the Eminent Indian Marine Scientist having Strong Determination

  Quick Facts Name: Dr. Syed Zahoor Qasim Also Known As: Dr. Qasim Famous As: Marine Biologist Birth Date: 31 December 1926 Died On: 20 October 2015 (aged 88) Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Rakswara Gram, Allahabad Awards:...

Dr. Hanumappa Sudarshan – The Real Tribal Hero and Active Social Worker

  Quick Facts Name: Dr. Hanumappa Sudarshan Also Known As: Dr. Sudarshan Famous As: Social Worker Birth Date: 30 December 1950 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Yemalur, Karnataka Awards: Rajyotsava State Award (1984), Right Livelihood Award (1994), Padma...

Murlidhar Devidas Amte – The Indian Social Activist who was an Angel to the Leprosy-survivors

  Quick Facts Full Name: Murlidhar Devidas Amte Also Known As: Baba Amte Famous As: Social Worker Birth Date: 26 December 1914 Died On: 9 February 2008 (aged 94) Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Hinganghat, Wardha,...

Mohammed Rafi – The Unforgettable Melodious Versatile Singer of India

  Quick Facts Name: Mohammed Rafi Famous As: Playback Singer Known For: Vocal Music – Genres Indian Classical, Ghazal, Playback Singing, Qawwali, Thumri, Bhajan, Western Music, Nazrul Geeti Birth...

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...

Pablo Bartholomew – The Ace Photojournalist and Photographer whose Photographs Wowed the World

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});   Quick Facts Name: Pablo Bartholomew Famous As: Photojournalist, Photographer Birth Date: 18 December 1955 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: New Delhi Awards: Padma Shri (2013), World Press Photo Award (1975),...

Syed Mushtaq Ali – The First Indian Cricketer to Score A Test Century Overseas

  Quick Facts Full Name: Syed Mushtaq Ali Also Known As: Mushtaq Ali Famous As: Indian Cricketer Birth Date: 17 December 1914 Died On: 18 June 2005 (aged 90) Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Indore,...

Adyar K. Lakshman – The Doyen and Guru of Bharatnatyam

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Quick Facts Name: Adyar K. Lakshman Famous As: Bharathanatyam Dancer, Choreographer, Dance Guru Birth Date: 16 December 1933 Died On: 19 August 2014 (aged...

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