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Shahrukh Khan Biography, Early Life, Film Career, Awards

Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan — Shah Rukh Khan (born Shahrukh Khan, 2 November 1965), also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. Referred to in the media as “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” or “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films. Described by the Los Angeles Times as perhaps “the world’s biggest …

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Jagjit Singh Biography, Early Life and Singing Career

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh is one of the most famous Ghazal singers of the modern times. In an era where the current generation is headed towards rock and hip hop music, it is refreshing to see them cherish Jagjit Singh ghazals as well. Born in Ganganagar located in Rajasthan on 8th February, 1941, the name Jagjit means the one who triumphs over …

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B.R. Chopra Biography: Bollywood Director, Film Producer

B.R. Chopra

B.R. Chopra — Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials. Most known for Hindi social films like Naya Daur (1957), Kanoon (1961), Gumrah (1963) and Humraz (1967), plus the mega TV Series, Mahabharat in the late 1980s. He was awarded the highest award in Indian cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1998. …

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Begum Akhtar Biography: Mallika-e-Ghazal, Bollywood Singer

Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar was born on 7th October, 1914 in Faizabad town of Uttar Pradesh. Her name was Akhtaribai Faizabadi though she was much popular as Begum Akhtar. Her family belonged to the upper class of the society and was not even inclined towards music. She showed interest in music at a very young age and was sent to train under …

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Pandurang Shastri Athavale Biography, Indian Social Reformer

Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Pandurang Shastri Athavale, popularly known as Dada, is a philosopher cum social reformer. He is credited with being the founder of the Swadhyay Movement. Not present in the world anymore, Pandurang Shastri Vaijnath Athavale was known for giving extremely moving discourses on Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads. Infact, he tried to motivate his followers to spread the thoughts of Geeta …

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Sardar Sobha Singh: Biography of Famous Indian Painter

Sardar Sobha Singh

Sardar Sobha Singh — One of the greatest Indian artists of twentieth century S. Sobha Singh was born on 29 Nov. 1901 at Sri Hargobindpur (Gurdaspur), India. it was here where S. Sobha Singh learned to draw and sculpt. In 1905, his mother Bibi Acchran died. His father S. Deva Singh died in 1917. He learnt and mastered painting by …

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Mata Amritanandamayi Biography: Childhood, Life Story, Teachings

Mata Amritanandamayi Biography: Childhood, Life Story, Teachings

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is one of the most loved and most respected spiritual leaders in India. Fondly known as Amma, she has only one aim in life, which is to provide people with her supreme guidance and lead them on a path of sadhana (meditation) and service of the mankind. She is also called the ‘Hugging Saint‘, since she hugs …

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Jamini Roy – Biography, Indian Painter, Artist

Jamini Roy

Born: 11 April 1887, Beliatore Died: 24 April 1972, Kolkata Achievements: Developed a personal painting style inspired largely by traditional Indian folk and village arts, particularly those of Bengal. Through his paintings he gave expression to the scenes of everyday life of the people of rural Bengal. Jamini Roy was one of the most significant and influential painters of the 20th century. He was …

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Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman — AR Rahman born on 6 January, 1966 as A. S. Dileep Kumar is an Indian Tamil film composer, record producer, musician and singer. His film scoring career began in the early 1990s. He has won fourteen Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, and two Academy Awards. Working …

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Guru Amar Das Biography, Life Achievements & Timeline

Guru Amar Das Biography, Life Achievements & Timeline

Born: 05 May 1479 AD, Amritsar Death: 01 September 1574 AD, Goindval Famous As: Third Sikh Guru Guru Amar Das was the third of the ten Gurus of Sikhism. He was initiated into Sikhism quite late in life and had spent the major portion of his life as a staunch Hindu. His parents were both God-fearing pious Hindus and he …

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