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The Prodigy Of Words — Rabindranath Tagore, the First Asian to Win the Nobel Prize

  Who does not know about the Great Rabindranath Tagore in India? The person whom we remember every time we utter the lyrics of India’s...

Ramananda Chatterjee – The Great Indian Editor Who Is Known As The Father Of Indian Journalism

  Quick Facts Name: Ramananda Chatterjee Also Known As: Father of Indian Journalism Famous As: Editor, Journalist Birth Date: 29 May 1865 Birth Place: Village Pathakpara, Bankura District, West Bengal, British India Died On:...

Satyajit Ray – The Most Celebrated Filmmaker From India Who Was Considered A Genius

  Quick Facts Name: Satyajit Ray Also Fondly Known As: Manik Da Famous As: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Music Composer, Calligrapher, Illustrator, Writer Birth Date: 2 May 1921 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On:...

Manna Dey – The Great Indian Playback Singer Whose Career Spanned Seven Decades

  Quick Facts Name: Prabodh Chandra Dey Popularly Known As: Manna Dey Famous As: Playback Singer Birth Date: 1 May 1919 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On: 24 October 2013 Nationality: Indian Parents: Purna Chandra Dey (Father), Mahamaya (Mother) Spouse: Sulochana Kumaran Children: Daughters...

Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee – The Father of the Indian Air Force

  Quick Facts Name: Subroto Mukerjee Also Known As: Father of the Indian Air Force Famous As: First Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force Birth Date: 5 March...

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...

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...

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),...

Indra Lal Roy – The Flying Ace of India and the Only Hindustani Pilot in World War 1

  Quick Facts Name: Indra Lal Roy Also Known As: Laddie Famous As: First Flying Ace of India Birth Date: 2 December 1898 Died On: 22 July 1918 in Carvin, France Nationality: Indian Birth Place:...

Alokesh Bappi Lahiri – The Acclaimed Connoisseur of Pop Music Culture in India

  Quick Facts Name: Alokesh Bappi Lahiri Famous As: Singer, Music Composer, Music Director Birth Date: 27 November 1952 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Music Director (1985),...

Mihir Sen – First Indian Long Distance Swimmer who Conquered the Seven Seas

  Quick Facts Name: Mihir Sen Field: Swimmer, Entrepreneur Also known As: Long Distance Indian Swimmer, First Asian to Swim the English Channel Birth Date: 16 November 1930 Died On: 11 June...

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