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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar was born 7 April 1920 in Varanasi to a wealthy and conservative Brahmin family of cultured Bengalis as the youngest of seven brothers, of whom four lived when he was born. Shankar’s Bengali birth name was Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury. His father, Shyam hankar, an administrator for the Maharaja of Jhalawar, used the Sanskrit spelling of the family name …

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Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon — Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), better known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and film producer. Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the film The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year she made her television acting debut, in the cable movie Wildflower. In 1996, Witherspoon …

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Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee (also known as Rani Mukerji, born March 21, 1978 in Bengal, India) is a six-time Filmfare Award-winning Indian film actress and one of the most popular Bollywood actress at present. Since her first break on celluloid in 1996, she has appeared in nearly 40 films. Today, Rani is regarded as one of the biggest names in Bollywood. Background …

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Ratnadeep Adivrekar

Ratnadeep Adivrekar — Ratnadeep Gopal Adivrerkar (born November 13, 1974, Mumbai) is a contemporary artist from India. Born in 1974, he is the son of famous artist Gopal S. Adivrekar. He received his BFA in painting with first class from the Sir J. J. School of Art in Mumbai. He has had several important solo exhibitions Like “Memoirs of the …

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Randhir Singh

Randhir Singh — Achievements First Indian shooter to win a gold medal in Asian games. Won four Gold Medals at the Pesta Sukan Shooting Championship in 1969. Shooting has been a popular sport in India and was a favorite game with the Maharajas of the former princely states of India. The need to be adept and an expertise in shooting …

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Ramzan Bashardost

Ramzan Bashardost — A tent-dwelling former Afghan presidential candidate with a reputation for fighting corruption has been named “Person of the Year” by RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi. Ramzan Bashardost — often called “Afghanistan’s Gandhi” for his self-effacing style — has been living in a tent adjacent to the Afghan Parliament since he returned from exile in France nearly seven years ago. …

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Ramesh Ramanathan

Ramesh Ramanathan — Bangalorean Ramesh Ramanathan followed his heart from NY to Bangalore. He left a successful career heading a $100 million business at Citibank in New York and later in London as Managing Director and European Head of Corporate Derivatives, returned to his hometown and started an NGO, Janaagraha. Never give up on hard work I live by the …

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Ramesh Krishnan

Ramesh Krishnan — In India, lawn tennis has considerable fan following, thanks to the ace players who have brought laurels to the country. From Mohd Saleem to Sania Mirza, the history of tennis has been witnessing the entry of outstanding and promising players. One such trendsetter, who is always remembered for his remarkable contribution to the Indian tennis, is Ramesh …

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Ramanathan Krishnan

Ramanathan Krishnan — In the early 19th century, when lawn tennis was introduced to the Indian masses, the game was dominated by the British, the inventors of the game. Most of the national titles were won by foreign players, largely due to the fact that Indian talent was undiscovered. During the time, the English tennis players dominated the game. Soon …

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Ram Kailash Yadav

Ram Kailash Yadav — One of the most famous folk singers of the region, Ram Kailash ji has been singing for at least the last six or seven decades and singing for All India Radio since 1949. He has traveled to almost all parts of the country with his group and been honored with many awards. Though he mainly sings …

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