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Lal Krishna Advani Biography For Students

Lal Krishna Advani

Born: Lal Krishna Advani 8 November 1927 (age 90) Karachi, Bombay Presidency, British India (now in Sindh, Pakistan) Nationality: Indian Political party: Bharatiya Janata Party (1980–present) Other political affiliations: Bharatiya Jana Sangh (Before 1977); Janata Party (1977–80) Spouse(s): Kamla Advani (m. 1965–2016) Alma mater: University of Mumbai Profession: Politician, activist Awards: Padma Vibhushan Lal Kishanchand Advani (born 8 November 1927, Karachi) …

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Ramakrishna Paramahansa Biography For Kids

Ramakrishna Paramahansa

Born: Gadadhar Chattopadhyay – 18 February 1836 Kamarpukur, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Hoogly, West Bengal, India) Died: 16 August 1886 (aged 50) Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Cossipore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India) Spouse: Sarada Devi Guru: Totapuri Disciple(s): Swami Vivekananda and others Honors: Paramahansa Religion: Hinduism Founder of: Ramakrishna Order Philosophy: Advaita Vedanta, Bhakti, Tantra Cause of death: …

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Dr. Balamurali Krishna Biography For Students

Dr. Balamurali Krishna - Biography, Early Life & Music Career

Birth name: Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna Born: 6 July 1930 Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British India (now part of Andhra Pradesh, India) Died: 22 November 2016 (aged 86) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Genres: Carnatic Music Occupation: Musician Instruments: Viola, Mridangam, Kanjira Years Active: 1938–2016 Dr. Balamurali Krishna — The celebrated Carnatic Musical Genius ‘Padmashri’ Dr. Balamurali Krishna is a renowned singer, …

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Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj Biography

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj — In the divine lineage of Swami Shri Haridasji, Gaurav Krishnaji was born on July 6, 1984 to Shradheya Mridul Krishna Goswamiji and Shrimati Vandana Goswamiji in Shri Dham Vrindavan, India. Born into a Vaishnav family of Acharyas, he has taken on the responsibilities as a messenger of God, and carried on the teachings …

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Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj Biography

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj: Guruji Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj is a spiritual leader and a Guru for many people around the world. Shri Mridual Krishna Shastri Ji’s melodious Bhajans awaken the inner light and bring out the divine presence. People gather in large number to hear his Bhajans and Kathas. His knowledge of Sanskrit and spirituality …

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Gulzar Biography For Students And Children

Gulzar - Biography Life, Works, Poetry

Born: Sampooran Singh Kalra 18 August 1934 Dina, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan) Nationality: Indian Occupation: Film director, lyricist, screenwriter, producer, poet, author Years active: 1971 – 99 (as director) (retired); 1956 – present (as lyricist) Spouse: Raakhee (m. 1973) Children: Meghna Gulzar Parents: Makhan Singh Kalra and Sujan Kaur Awards: Padma Bhushan (2004), Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2013), …

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Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul Biography

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul: The British writer, born in Trinidad, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was born in 1932 in Chaguanas, close to the Port of Spain on Trinidad, in a family descended from immigrants from the north of India. His grandfather worked in a sugar cane plantation and his father was a journalist and writer. Born: 17 August 1932, Chaguanas, Trinidad and …

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Guru Dutt Biography For Students And Children

Guru Dutt

Born: 9 July 1925, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Died: 10 October 1964, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer Spouse: Geeta Dutt (m. 1953–1964) Children: Tarun Dutt, Arun Dutt, Nina Dutt In 2010, he was included among CNN’s “top 25 Asian actors of all time“. Guru Dutt or Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, the famous director and actor was born on …

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Meena Kumari Biography For Students And Children

Meena Kumari

Born: Mahjabeen Bano 1 August 1933 Meetawala Chawl, Dadar East, Bombay, India Died: 31 March 1972 (aged 38) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Cause of death: Liver cirrhosis Resting Place: Rahmatabad cemetery, Mumbai, Maharashtra Nationality: Indian Occupation: Actress, Singer, Poetess, Costume Designer Spouse: Kamal Amrohi (m. 1952) Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Actress, BFJA Award for Best Actress Meena Kumari, was an …

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Mohammed Rafi Biography for Students and Children

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi —was a famous playback singer. He was born on 24 December 1924 in Punjab. Even at a young age he was more fond of music than studies. He started learning music from the famous Hindustani singer Chotte Gulam Ali Khan. Later he became the disciple of Firoze Nizam. When Firoze was appointed as a music director in Lahore …

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