Tag Archives: Life History of India Writers

Raja Rao: Biography of An Indian Writer

Raja Rao: Biography of An Indian Writer

Born: 8 November 1908 – Hassan, Kingdom of Mysore, British India (now in Karnataka, India) Died: 8 July 2006 Austin, Texas, U.S. Occupation: Writer, Professor His Popular Books: Kanthapura (1938) The Serpent and the Rope (1960) Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1964) Padma Bhushan (1969) Neustadt International Prize for Literature (1988) Padma Vibhushan (2007) Alma mater: Osmania University University of Madras …

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Rabindranath Tagore Biography For Students

Rabindranath Tagore

Name: Rabindranath Tagore Born: 7 May 1861, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Died: 7 August 1941, Kolkata Spouse: Mrinalini Devi (m. 1883–1902) Education: St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, UCL Faculty of Laws, UCL Advances, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata Notable Works: Gitanjali, Manasi, Gitanjali (Song Offerings) Awards & Honors: Nobel Prize Occupation: Writer, Song Composer, Playwright, Essayist, Painter Rabindranath Tagore was born on …

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Santosh Anand Biography For Students

Santosh Anand

Name: Santosh Anand / संतोष आनंद (सन्तोष आनन्द) Born: 5 March 1939; Sikandrabad, District Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India Occupation: Lyricist, Poet Awards: 2 Filmfare awards (1974 & 1983) Santosh Anand is an Indian lyricist who attained success in the 1970s, earning the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist twice in 1974 and 1982. He has also been awarded the Yash Bharti …

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Jayant Vishnu Narlikar Biography For Students

Jayant Vishnu Narlikar Biography For Students

Name: Jayant Vishnu Narlikar Born: 19 July 1938, Kolhapur, Maharashtra Spouse: Mangala Narlikar Education: Central Hindu College (now Central Hindu Boys School) Banaras Hindu University Cambridge University Fields: Physics, Astronomy, Writer Awards: Smith’s Prize (1962) Padma Bhushan (1965) Adams Prize (1967) Padma Vibhushan (2004) Prix Jules Janssen (2004) Parents: Vishnu Vasudev Narlikar, Sumati Narlikar Jayant Vishnu Narlikar — How did …

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दीनदयाल उपाध्याय की जीवनी

दीनदयाल उपाध्याय

पंडित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय जी एक महान विचारक और एक राजनेता हुआ करते थे और भारतीय जनसंघ पार्टी को बनाने में इनका अहम योगदान रहा है। इन्होंने अपनी कॉलेज के दिनों में ही राजनीति में आने का निर्णय ले लिया था और बेहद ही कम समय में इन्होंने कई उपलब्धियां हासिल कर ली थी। नाम पंडित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय जन्म 25 सितम्बर, …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography for Students

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Name: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Born: 25 December 1924, Gwalior, India Political affiliations: Janata Party (1977—1980); Bharatiya Jana Sangh (before 1977) Previous offices: Prime Minister of India (1998–2004) Books: Meri Ekyavan Kavitayen, Twenty-one Poems Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan Education: Lakshmibai College, DAV College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Died: 16 August 2018, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi Atal …

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Valmiki: Maharishi Valmiki Biography, Life History

Valmiki

Valmiki — Maharishi (the great sage) claims the distinction of being the author of the holy epic ‘Ramayana‘, consisting of 24,000 verses. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. Written approximately 500 years ago, it was taught to Lord Rama when He lost all the hopes …

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Munshi Premchand Biography For Students

Munshi Premchand - Biography

Name: Dhanpat Rai Srivastava (Known by his pen name Munshi Premchand) Born: 31 July 1880, Lamhi, Uttar Pradesh Died: 8 October 1936, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Occupation: Writer, Novelist Notable works: Godaan, Bazaar-e-Husn, Karmabhoomi, Shatranj ke khiladi, Gaban, Mansarovar, Idgah An extremely famous name that comes to mind when we talk of Urdu novel and Hindi writers is that of Munshi …

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Mahatma Gandhi Biography For Students

Mahatma Gandhi - Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Mahatma Gandhi — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Born: October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India 1893: Goes to South Africa and battles for rights of Indians 1915-20: Begins his struggle for India’s Independence 1930: Leads hundreds on long Salt March to Dandi to protest a tax on salt 1947: Negotiatives an end to 190 years of British colonial rule in India Died: 1948, Killed by a fanatic opposed …

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Karan Johar Biography For Students

Karan Johar Biography For Students

Born: Rahul Kumar Johar Date Of Birth: 25 May 1972 Bombay, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, television host Parent(s): Yash Johar (Father) Awards: Padma Shri (2020) Karan Johar is a son of the late Yash Johar and a popular Indian film director, producer, and TV celebrity. Karan studied at the Greenlawns High School and attended H. R. …

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