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Indrani Rahman – First Miss India to Participate in Miss Universe Contest in 1952

    Two of the top international beauty pageants are Miss Universe and Miss World. Femina magazine owned by the Times of India Group had been...

Tanjore Balasaraswati – The Great Indian Dancer Who Popularized Bharatanatyam All Over The World

  Quick Facts Name: Tanjore Balasaraswati Also Known As: Balasaraswati Famous As: Bharatanatyam Dancer Birth Date: 13 May 1918 (Madras Presidency, British India) Died On: 9 February 1984 Nationality: Indian Parents: Modarapu Govindarajulu (Father), Jayammal (Mother) Children:...

Ustad Allarakha Qureshi – The Great Indian Tabla Maestro Who Popularized Tabla All Over The World

  Quick Facts Name: Alla Rakha Qureshi Also Known As: Ustad Allah Rakha Famous As: Tabla Maestro Birth Date: 29 April 1919 Birth Place: Ghagwal, Jammu and Kashmir, British India Died On: 3 February...

Ustad Sultan Khan – The Sarangi Maestro Who Brought Indian Classical Music to the People with Popular Numbers

    Quick Facts Name: Sultan Khan Famous As: Hindustani Classical Musician, Vocalist, Sarangi Maestro Birth Date: 15 April 1940 (Jodhpur, Rajasthan) Died On: 27 November 2011 Nationality: Indian Spouse: Bano Children: Son – Sabir Khan,...

Pandit Ravi Shankar – The Great Indian Sitar Player Who Popularized Indian Classical Music in the World

  Quick Facts Name: Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury Popular Name: Pandit Ravi Shankar Also Known As: Most Famous Indian Musician in the World Famous As: The Sitar Maestro Birth Date: 7 April 1920 (Varanasi, Uttar...

Ustad Bismillah Khan – The Great Indian Musician Maestro Who Popularized Shehnai Across The World

  Quick Facts Name: Bismillah Khan Birth Name: Qamruddin Khan Famous As: Shehnai Player, Musician Birth Date: 21 March 1916 Birth Place: Dumraon, Buxar District, Bihar Died On: 21 August 2006 Nationality: Indian Awards: Bharat Ratna (2001);...

Uppalapu Srinivas – aka Mandolin Srinivas, The Mozart of Classical Carnatic Indian Music

  Quick Facts Name: Uppalapu Srinivas Also Known As: Mandolin Srinivas Famous As: Musician Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 28 February 1969 (Palakollu, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh) Died On: 19 September 2014 Awards:...

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...

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...

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...

Mohan Rakesh – An Introductory Sketch of the Celebrated Hindi Writer and Critic of 50’s

  Quick Facts Name: Mohan Rakesh Full Name: Madan Mohan Guglani Famous As: Critic and Novelist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 8 January 1925 (Amritsar) Died On: 3 January 1972 (Delhi) Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1968)   Mohan Rakesh...

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