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Sumitranandan Pant – The Great Indian Poet of the “Chhayavaadi” School

  Quick Facts Name: Sumitranandan Pant Birth Name: Gosain Dutt Famous As: Poet Birth Date: 20 May 1900 (Bageshwar, Uttarakhand) Died On: 28 December 1977 Nationality: Indian Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1960); Padma Bhushan...

Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai – The Great Indian Writer who Brought International Recognition to Malayalam Literature

      Quick Facts Name: Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Also Known As: Kerala Maupassant Pen Name: Thakazhi Famous As: Novelist Birth Date: 17 April 1912 Birth Place: Thakazhi Village, Alappuzha District, Kerala Died On: 10 April 1999 Nationality: Indian Spouse: Karthyayani Amma Awards:...

Rahul Sankrityayan – The Genius Who Was Also The Father of Indian Travel Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Rahul Sankrityayan Birth Name: Kedarnath Pandey Also Known As: "Father of Indian Travel Literature”, “Mahapandit” Famous As: Travel Writer, Historian Birth Date: 9 April 1893 Birth Place: Pandaha Village, Azamgarh...

Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan ‘Agyeya’ – The Great Indian Revolutionary who made lasting contributions to Hindi Literature

  Quick Facts Full Name: Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan Pen Name: Ajneya Famous As: Writer, Critic, Revolutionary Birth Date: 7 March 1911  Birth Place: Kasya, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh Died On: 4 April 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

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...

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...

Jibanananda Das – The Greatest Modern Poet of Bengal in the Post-Tagore Era

  Quick Facts Name: Jibanananda Das Famous As: Poet Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 17 February 1899  Birth Place: Barisal, Bengal Presidency, British India (now in Bangladesh) Died On: 22 October 1954 (aged 55) Awards: Sahitya...

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...

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...

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa – The Story of the Greatest Poet of Kannada Literature and Champion of Social Equality had Utter Passion for his Work

  Quick Facts Full Name: Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa Popularly Known As: Kuvempu Famous As: Novelist Birth Date: 29 December 1904 Died On: 11 November 1994 (aged 89) Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Chikmagalur District, Karnataka Awards: Sahitya...

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