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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...

Madhubala – An Actress So Beautiful that the Universe couldn’t Digest it

  Quick Facts Name: Madhubala Birth Name: Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi Also Known As: The Venus of Indian Cinema, The Beauty with Tragedy Famous As: Film Actress Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 14 February 1933 (Delhi) Died...

Sarojini Naidu – The Nightingale of India who Possessed the Fierceness of a Freedom Fighter along with the Sweetness of a Poet

  Quick Facts Name: Sarojini Naidu Also Known As: Nightingale of India Famous As: Poet, Freedom Fighter Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 13 February 1879 (Hyderabad) Died On: 2 March 1949 Parents: Aghorenath Chattopadhyay (Father), Barada...

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...

Suresh Babu – Indian Athlete who Jumped to Many Heights

  Quick Facts Name: Suresh Babu Famous As: Athlete Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 10 February 1953 (Kollam, Kerala) Died On: 19 February 2011 Awards: Arjuna Award (1978–79)   Suresh Babu was an Indian Athlete from Kerala. He...

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...

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...

Benode Behari Mukherjee – Indian Artist who Mixed Colours and Traditions

  Quick Facts Name: Benode Behari Mukherjee Famous As: Artist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 7 February 1904 (Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On: 11 November 1980 Awards: Padma Vibhushan (1974), Rabindra Puraskar (1980)   Benode (also Binod) Behari...

Kavi Pradeep – A Poet Who Had Patriotism Running Through His Veins

  Quick Facts Name: Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi Popularly Known As: Kavi Pradeep Famous As: Poet, Songwriter Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 6 February 1915 (Badnagar, Madhya Pradesh) Died On: 11 December 1998 Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1961), BFJA Award...

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