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Biographies of Activist, Architect, Artist, Businessman, Celebrity, Classical Dancer, Doctor, Economist, Educationist, Explorers, Freedom Fighter, Journalist, Musician, Philosopher, Politician, President, Scientist, Social Worker, Spiritual Guru, Sports Person, World Leaders, Writer, Yoga Experts and much more.

Sonal Mansingh Biography For Students

Sonal Mansingh Biography For Students

Sonal Mansingh, is one of the leading exponent of Odissi, an ancient classical dance form of Orissa. She has been called a philosopher among dancers for her opinions and interpretations. Apart from a dancer, she is a known social activist, thinker, researcher, orator, choreographer and teacher. Sonal has had training in Bharatnatyam, Chaau dance and Indian music. She has been …

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Anil Wilson Biography For Students

Anil Wilson

Anil Wilson (1947 – June 25, 2009) was an Indian educationist who served as Principal of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi from 1991 to 2007. Anil Wilson’s father, M. M. Wilson, was a school Headmaster in Gorton Mission School Kotgarh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Anil Wilson was educated by the Irish Christian Brothers at St Edward’s School, Shimla. He graduated from Panjab …

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R. K. Laxman Biography: Cartoonist & Illustrator

R. K. Laxman

R. K. Laxman — Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Laxman (born October 23, 1924, Mysore, India) is an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He is widely regarded as India‘s greatest-ever cartoonist and is best known for his creation The Common Man. Birth and Childhood R. K. Laxman was born in Mysore. His father was a headmaster and Laxman was the youngest of …

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Yesudasan Biography, Indian Cartoonist

Yesudasan Biography, Indian Cartoonist

Yesudasan was born on June 12, 1938 at Mavelikkara, Kerala in South India. His first cartoon appeared in 1955 in a magazine called ‘Asoka’ published from Kottayam. But it was only in 1960, he made an entry into the world of political cartooning, that too through ‘Janayugam’, the mouth-piece of the Communist Party in Kerala. In Janayugam he started a …

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Aurobindo Ghosh Biography For Students

Aurobindo Ghosh

Born: August 15, 1872 Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (now Kolkata, West Bengal, India) Died: December 5, 1950 Puducherry, India Literary works: The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, Savitri Founder of: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Philosophy: Integral Yoga, Involution (Sri Aurobindo), Evolution, Integral psychology, Intermediate zone, Supermind Profession: Indian philosopher, Yogi, Guru, Poet, Nationalist Achievements: He was a freedom fighter, poet, …

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Biography For Students

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Born: December 3, 1884 Died: February 28, 1963 Achievements: First President of independent India; President of the Constituent Assembly; President of Congress in 1943 and 1939. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of independent India. He was the President of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the Constitution. He had also served as a Cabinet Minister briefly in the first …

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Satyadev Prasad Biography For Students

Satyadev Prasad

Satyadev Prasad, (born 19 September 1979) is an athlete from India. He competes in archery. Prasad competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men’s individual archery. He won his first match, advancing to the round of 32. In the second round of elimination, he was again victorious and advanced to the round of 16. The third match was Prasad’s downfall, …

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Rajkumar Hirani Biography For Students

Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani (born 1965) is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian Director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009). Early Life & Education of Rajkumar Hirani: Rajkumar Hirani was born in Nagpur to a Sindhi family. His father Mr Suresh Hirani had …

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Shashi Kapoor Biography, Film Career & Personal Life

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was born Balbir – Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. He is an award winning Indian film actor and producer and a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India‘s Bollywood cinema, is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal, and …

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Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor (December 14, 1924 – June 2, 1988) was a legendary Indian actor, director, and producer of Bollywood movies. Raj Kapoor began his career as a clapper boy assisting Kidar Sharma. At age eleven, he appeared in films for the first time, in the 1935 film Inquilab. Raj Kapoor’s big break, however, came when he played the hero’s role …

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