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JPS (1889 - 1954)

Quoted when he was Member Food in the Lord Wavell's Viceroy council. The Government of India's respon- sibility for the past is, if anything, even more direct. Not only are they expected to have ...

7/17/2007 9/11/2015

Kalish Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 MP

"Kailash Satyarthi"

New Delhi, Delhi, India

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi: "168M children are full-time child laborers..." CNN 8/2/2015 Kailash Satyarthi (Hindi: कैलाश सत्य&...

10/10/2014 8/2/2015

Dr. K.C.K. E. Raja (1893 - 1963)


Dr. K.C.K Raja is one who gave shape for All India Institute of Medical sciences. First Director General of Health Services in Independent India. Founded the International Institute of Population Studi...

7/12/2009 6/15/2015

Jashuva Gurram MP (1895 - 1971)

Gurram Jashuva or G Joshua (గుర్రం జాషువ) (28 September 1895 – 24 July 1971) was a popular Telugu poet. He was recogn...

6/14/2011 2/16/2015

Gurajada Apparao Garu MP (1862 - 1915)

"Gurajada Apparao"

Gurajada Venkata Apparao (Telugu: గురజాడ అప్పారావు; 1862–1915) (also often transliterated...

8/14/2008 2/16/2015

Radhakrishnan Sarvepalli MP (1888 - 1975)

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Sarvepalli Radhakrrsnayya About this sound listen (help·info); 5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman[1] who was the first Vic...

8/19/2008 2/16/2015

C S RAJU (1921 - 2012)

9/17/2007 2/12/2015

NTR (1923 - 1996)

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (Telugu: నందమూరి తారక రామ రావు) (28 May 1923 ...

8/14/2009 10/18/2014

AG Nambiar Nambiar (deceased)

9/4/2014 9/20/2014

M.K. Nambiar (deceased)

My father, M.K. Nambiar belonged to a family of landlords. The landlords of Kerala at that time (1920s) were a very litigious lot. I remember my father telling me that the big tarwads (clans) would fig...

8/7/2011 9/5/2014

8/16/2014 8/16/2014

V.K.N. (1932 - 2004)

Vadakke Koottala Narayanankutty Nair, commonly known as V.K.N. (6 April 1932 – 25 January 2004), was a Malayalam writer, noted mainly for his high-brow satire.[1] He wrote novels, short stories ...

7/1/2014 7/2/2014

Mahender Nath Mulla MP (1926 - 1971)

Captain Mahendra Nath Mulla was an officer of the Indian Navy and the Captain of the INS Khukri, who went down with his ship during the 1971 war on the old tradition, "captains don't abandon their ship...

9/26/2008 6/14/2014

Hira Lal Atal (c. 1904 – 23 January 1985) was the first Cadet Captain, or Head Boy, of the famous Rashtriya Indian Military College, which was at that time known as the Prince of Wales Royal Ind...

9/18/2008 6/14/2014

Lt. Gen. Ashok K Handoo (1928 - 2009)

Ashok Handoo has had an outstanding career in the Indian Army for 37 years, during which he has risen to the rank of Lieutenant General and the appointment of General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, North...

8/12/2009 6/14/2014

Venugopal. G MP

Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Trivandrum, Kerala, India

G. Venugopal is an Indian playback singer, active mainly in Malayalam films. He also has Tamil and Telugu songs to his credit. Venugopal started his career in the film Odarathammava Aalariyam (1987)[1]...

3/10/2010 6/1/2014

Capt. C.P. Krishnan Nair (1923 - 2014)

The honourable chairman : Captain C P Krishnan Nair From handlooms to hotels, Captain C P Krishnan Nair has seen it all at 82, discovers Arati Rajan Menon At the Leela in Mumbai, everyone calls him...

2/18/2009 5/16/2014

Pattom A Thanu Pillai MP (1885 - 1970)

Pattom A. Thanu Pillai (b. Thiruvananthapuram on July 15, 1885 - d. July 27, 1970) was a participant in the Indian independence movement who later served as the Chief Minister of Kerala from February 2...

12/31/2009 5/4/2014

6/16/2008 5/3/2014

Mohandas K (1932 - d.)

Mohandas K former Director General of Police, Tamilnadu, belonged to the 1956 batch of the Indian police Service.

3/2/2014 4/23/2014

V.K.Aravindaksha Menon (1897 - 1978)

Mr. V. K. Aravindaksha Menon was Chief Engineer of Cochin State. He built the Durbar Hall in Cochin and the Town Hall in Trichur and it was during his time that the roads to Munnar, Trichur and Chittur...

7/15/2009 3/22/2014

Member of the British Privy Council

1/25/2009 3/21/2014

K.K.Chettur, ICS (1900 - 1955)

Shri K.K. Chettur, Indian Civil Service was Indian Ambassador to Japan & Belgium

2/7/2008 3/21/2014

Professor V.M. Ganga Nair, 80, Green Bay, a world-renowned expert on forest preservation and professor at UW-Green Bay for over 40 years, died unexpectedly on March 10, 2010. Born on January 26, 1930...

12/29/2009 3/6/2014

M.K.K. Nair (1920 - 1987)

Born on 29 December 1930. Father: Kesava Pillai. Mother: Janaky Amma. M.K.K. Nair was a giant in the administrative field. He was a renowned administrator and well-known cultural activist. He had deep ...

5/30/2011 12/18/2013

Rama Varma Lalan Thampuran MP (1887 - 1975)

He was the successor of Parikshith Thampuran. He was the last official Velliya Thampuran of Cochin . He continued as the Velliya Thampuran of Cochin from 1964 to 1975. He stayed in the Krishna Vilasam ...

2/18/2009 9/30/2013

Oyyarathu Chandumenon (also known as O. Chandumenon) was a Malayalam language novelist from Kerala state, South India. His 1889 work, Indulekha, was the first Malayalam fictional work which met with al...

6/30/2013 9/24/2013

3/3/2009 9/17/2013

Kunhiraman Nayanar Kesari Nayanar Vengayil (1861 - 1914)

"Kesari V.K.Nayanar"

Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar (1861- 14 November 1914) was a Malayali journalist, essay writer, critic and short story writer. One of the pioneers in these fields in Kerala, Nayanar was born in an aristo...

8/1/2009 9/14/2013

Rao Bahadur V.P.Menon (1893 - 1965)


Vappala Pangunni Menon, also known as V. P. Menon, was an Indian civil servant who played a vital role in stopping the partition of India and the integration of independent India, during the period 194...

1/2/2009 8/25/2013

Maharaja Rama Varma (popularly known as Madrassil Theepetta Thampuran), who reigned from 1914 to 1932, was assisted by a particularly able consort named Parukutty Nethyar Amma.[8] The Nethyar was the d...

7/15/2009 7/7/2013

Dr. V. K. Narayana Menon (1911 - 1997)

Dr. V. K. Narayana Menon (Thrissur Thekke Kurupath Narayana Menon) (born 1911) was a scholar of classical Indian dance and Indian classical music. He was one of the prominent art critic of India and a ...

7/7/2013 7/7/2013

Harihar Nath Hukku (1884 - d.)

Born on September 15, 1884, at Ratlam, Dr. Harihar Nath Hukku is the son of Mr. Pyare Lal Hukku of the Kashmir Police Service. Marked for brilliant career, he began his studies at Meerut College, and c...

12/19/2011 6/5/2013

Advocate. T.K.Nair (1927 - 1985)

He did his law from the Madras Law College & started practice as a junior of Sri. V.R.Krishna Iyer, a leading criminal lawyer in the Tellicherry District Court. Later when V.R.Krishna Iyer joined the E...

9/18/2008 4/4/2013

147 th Zamorin of Calicut For over six centuries, the Zamorins were equivalent to God in their coastal feudal kingdom that comprised a major portion of present-day Kozhikode and Malappuram distri...

11/2/2012 3/25/2013

He is the Son of HH Maharaja Rama Chowwarayil Theeppetta Thampuran(1932 - 1941) and was the Devasam Commissioner

8/5/2009 3/11/2013

Manishi sharma (deceased)

11/22/2008 3/6/2013

He did his M.R.C.P. from London and joined the Medical Service at Chennai. During the World war II , he joined the Indian Army as Lt. Colonel . later he served as the Supdt. of the Madras General hospi...

2/16/2009 2/24/2013

T.A.K.Nair (1910 - 1986)

1/12/2013 2/17/2013

Ram Datatrey Sathe (1921 - d.)

Indian Foreign Secretary Nov 1979 to Apr1982

7/12/2009 2/14/2013

P. Bhaskaran MP (1924 - 2007)

P. Bhaskaran, who is affectionately called ‘Bhaskaran Master’ by his admirers is a Poet, Playwright, Lyricist, Actor, Broadcaster, Cine Director, Film Producer, T.V. Producer, Tele-caster...

9/25/2009 2/11/2013

Malaya Cottage' has a special place in the history of Malayalam cinema. It was a grooming ground for some of the most popular stars in the industry. Situated at Poojapura, Thiruvananthapuram, the mansi...

4/30/2009 2/10/2013

Bhagyanathan Komarath MP (c.1916 - c.1999)

“As a professor, he influenced many minds As a magician, he entertained millions As a husband, fifty years of marital bliss As a father, full of love and affection He stood tall and prou...

10/9/2008 1/25/2013

M S Subbulakshmi (1916 - 2004)

Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (Tamil: மதுரை சண்முகவடிவு சுப&#...

9/29/2009 1/7/2013

Dr. V.J. Nair (1928 - 2002)

He was a gold medalist in Surgery at the M.S (All India). He got his F.R.C.S and retired as the Director of Surgery from the Medical college, Calicut

2/20/2009 1/5/2013

Dr. P.B.Menon (1908 - d.)

Dr. P.B. Menon was the first and only Eye Specialist in Calicut and probably in the whole of Malabar.He started his practice in the year 1933. He built Gita Eye Hospital in the year 1965 at Chalappuram...

2/19/2009 1/5/2013

Ratan Kumar Nehru MP (1902 - d.)

Ratan Kumar Nehru or R.K. Nehru, (10 October 1902 - ) son of Mohanlal Nehru is an Indian civil servant and diplomat. He was the son of a cousin of Jawaharlal Nehru ( grandson of Nand lal Nehru, Motilal...

9/7/2008 1/5/2013

Viswanathan Anand MP


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Viswanathan Anand, (pronounced Vish-vuh-naa-thun aa-nund; Tamil: விசுவநாதன் ஆனந்த்; born ...

5/11/2010 12/30/2012

Shah Rukh Khan MP

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Shahrukh Khan (Urdu: شاہ رُخ خان, Hindi: शाहरुख़ ख़ान; born 2...

11/4/2010 12/21/2012

Hermann Gundert (1814 - 1893)

Rev. Dr. Hermann Gundert (Stuttgart, 4 February 1814 – 25 April 1893 in Calw, Germany) was a German missionary, scholar, and linguist, as well as the grandfather of German novelist and Nobel lau...

3/29/2010 12/14/2012

Allauddin Khan (c.1881 - 1972)

"Baba Allauddin Khan"

Sarod expert, Allauddin Khan was a multi-instrumentalist and among the greatest musicians of India. Khan was the court musician of Brijnath Singh, the Maharaja of Maihar Estate in the Central Province ...

4/7/2010 12/12/2012

Uday Shankar (1900 - 1977)

Uday Shankar, the pioneer of modern dance in India, and a world renowned Indian dancer and choreographer, was most known for adapting Western theatrical techniques to traditional Indian classical dance...

4/7/2010 12/12/2012

Ravi Shankar MP (1920 - 2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place h...

11/10/2008 12/11/2012

R.M.Palat MP (1885 - 1963)

Ramunni Menon Palat was an Indian lawyer, landholder and politician from the Madras Presidency, belonging to the Justice Party. He had a BCL degree from the University of Oxford.[1] He was briefly the ...

4/9/2009 12/7/2012

S. K. Chettur, ICS (1905 - 1972)

The story-teller ' BETWEEN THE late l930s and early l950s, I had occasion to read a number of short stories by S.K.Chettur in The Hindu and The Mail. But at the time, the name Chettur meant nothing...

2/7/2008 12/7/2012

Rao Bahadur Appu Nedungadi T M MP (1863 - 1933)

"Rao Bahadur"

Appu Nedungadi is the name of Rao Bahadur T.M. (Thalakodi Madathil) Appu Nedungadi, author of Kundalatha, which was published in 1887, making it one of the earliest novels in Malayalam. In 1899 he es...

3/6/2009 12/7/2012

Govinda Krishna Chettur (1898 - 1936)

Commentary by Sreelatha Puthiyaveettil (2006/12/16) G. K. Chettur, one of the greatest of oriental writers in English, enthralled readers with his lyrical verse. His treatment of beauty and love, t...

2/7/2008 12/7/2012

General K.S. Thimayya (1906 - 1965)

More at Education: Bishop Cotton Boys’ School (Bangalore), RIMC (Dehradun); Stay At Cottons: 1918 - 1922 Honors: Padma Vibhushan, DSO, ADC, COAS Kodendera Subayya Thimayya DSO, was born in Mad...

4/10/2007 12/6/2012

Satyajit Ray (1921 - 1992)

Satyajit Ray (Bengali: সত্যজিত রায় or সত্যজিৎ রায�...

8/11/2010 12/5/2012

Dr. Subbarama Swaminathan, a distinguished barrister of Madras and a remarkable man in many ways. Subbarama studied at Edinburgh and London Universities before obtaining a doctorate in law from the pre...

10/21/2008 12/4/2012

Jimmy George (1955 - 1987)

Jimmy George (born March 8, 1955 in Peravoor, died November 30, 1987) is often considered one of the greatest volleyball players of all time.[1] He was the first Indian volleyball player to become a pr...

4/21/2009 12/1/2012

Kailash Nath Katju MP (1887 - 1968)

Kailash Nath Katju was a prominent politician of India. He was the Governor of Orissa and West Bengal and the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He was also one of India's most prominent lawyers. He was...

8/29/2008 11/30/2012

Tapishwar Narain Raina MP (1921 - 1980)

General T.N. Raina was the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army during 1975-78. Later he served as High Commissioner to Canada. General T.N. Raina belonged to the Kumaon Regiment and was a vete...

1/30/2009 11/30/2012

Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru MP (1875 - 1949)

Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru (Kashmiri: तेज बहादुर सप्रू (Devanagari), تیج بl...

3/13/2008 11/30/2012

Lt.Gen. B M (Bijji) Kaul MP (1912 - 1972)


Lt General Brij Mohan Kaul, VSM Class I (now PVSM), was an upright and straight forward General of the Indian Army. He resigned in 1963 in the aftermath of the Indian military debacle against the Chine...

5/8/2007 11/30/2012

Justice Kailash Nath Wanchoo MP (1903 - c.1988)

Kailas Nath Wanchoo was the tenth Chief Justice of India. He was born in Allahabad and was educated at Pandit Pirthi Nath High School, Kanpur, Muir Central College, Allahabad and Wadham College, Oxford.

9/14/2008 11/30/2012

Parmeshwar Narain Haksar MP (1913 - 1998)

P. N. HAKSAR was an intellectual powerhouse and one of India's most successful strategists who astutely established the political omnipotence of a weak prime minister, Indira Gandhi, through populist m...

4/6/2011 11/30/2012

Ajit Narain Haksar (Kashmiri: अजित नारायण हक्सर (Devanagari), اجت ن&...

3/13/2008 11/30/2012

Ram Chandra Kak (1893 - 1983)


Ram Chandra Kak (5 June 1893- 10 February 1983) was Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during 1945-7. He was also a pioneering archaeologist who excavated the leading sites of antiquities in Kashmir a...

2/22/2008 11/30/2012

Ganga Dhar Nehru (c.1827 - c.1861)

Pt. Gangadhar Nehru who was appointed as the Kotwal of Delhi around 1845 by the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. Pt. Gangadhar Nehru, son of Pt. Laxmi Narain Nehru was born in 1827 at Delhi and ...

7/4/2007 11/28/2012

Rajiv Gandhi MP (1944 - 1991)

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (Kashmiri/Hindi: राजीव गांधी; 20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was the sixth Prime Minister of India, servin...

7/2/2007 11/28/2012

Kareena Kapoor MP


Born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into the Kapoor film family of Punjabi Khatri origin, Kapoor is the youngest daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita (née Shivdasani). She is the granddaughter o...

4/29/2009 11/28/2012

Shaheed Bhagat Singh (1907 - 1931)

Bhagat Singh (IPA: [pə̀ɡət̪ sɪ́ŋɡ] ( listen); 27 September 1907 – 23 March 1931)[2] was an Indian nationalist considered to be one ...

7/3/2007 11/27/2012

ARUNA ASAF ALI (1909 - 1996)

Aruna Asaf Ali (Bengali: অরুণা আসফ আলী) (July 16, 1909 – July 29, 1996), born Aruna Ganguly, was an Indian independen...

3/1/2009 11/27/2012

Asaf Ali (1888 - 1953)

Asaf Ali (May 11, 1888[1] – April 1, 1953) was an Indian independence fighter and noted Indian lawyer. He was the first ambassador from India to the United States. He also worked as the governor...

11/27/2012 11/27/2012

Dhirendra Nath Ganguly (1893 - 1978)

Dhirendra Nath Ganguly (Bengali: ধীরেন্দ্রনাথ গাঙ্গুলী) (26 M...

11/27/2012 11/27/2012

K.P.Kesava Menon (1886 - 1978)

K.P. Kesava Menon was born in 1886 in Tharoor village of Palghat He was the grand son of the Raja of palghat. He graduated in Arts from Madras University and Bar-at-law from Middle Temple.He joined the...

11/25/2012 11/25/2012

A famous Barrister of his times practicing at the Madras High Court S Govind Swaminadhan was born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. His father was Dr S Swaminadhan, a leading barrister o...

10/21/2008 11/25/2012

Salman Khan (Hindi: सलमान ख़ान, Urdu: عبد الرشید سلی&#...

11/4/2010 11/24/2012

Rekha MP

Bhanurekha Ganesan, better known by her stage name Rekha is an Indian actress from Tamil Nadu, India who has appeared in Bollywood films. Noted for her versatility as an actress, Rekha was particular...

5/8/2010 11/23/2012

He is a Lawyer,freedom Fighter and an active Indian National Congress. He was the Dy.Speaker of the Travancore & Cochin State 's first Lesiglature. in 1948.

5/31/2009 11/23/2012

Nandan Manohar Nilekani MP

New Delhi, West Delhi, Delhi, India

New Delhi, West Delhi, Delhi, India

Nandan Nilekani is an Indian entrepreneur. He currently serves as the Chairman of the new Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), after a successful career at Infosys Technologies Ltd. He is ...

10/28/2007 11/22/2012

Dr. Mohandas Nalapat (1929 - 1990)

Dr.N.MOHANDAS (12.09.29 – 09.05.90) Born into an illustrious family of writer’s in a village called Punnayurkulam 6 Kms. From Guruvayoor. His father was late V.M.Nair Managing Director & ...

5/31/2009 11/22/2012

V.M. Nair MP (1902 - 1977)

He was a leading Journalist and was the Chief Editor of the leading Malayalam Daily Mathrubhumi.

5/31/2009 11/22/2012

Balamani Amma Nalapat (1909 - 2004)

Nalappat Balamani Amma (19 July 1909 – 29 September 2004) was an Indian poetess who wrote in Malayalam. She was a prolific writer and was known as the Poetess of Motherhood. Amma (Mother), Mutha...

5/31/2009 11/22/2012

Kishore Kumar Ganguly MP (1929 - 1987)

Kishore Kumar (Hindi: किशोर कुमार, Bengali: কিশোর কুমার; 4 Au...

5/26/2010 11/22/2012

Geeta Bali (1930 - 1965)

Bali was born in a Mohyal family in pre-partition Punjab as Harkirtan Kaur, a Sikh. Her family moved to Bombay and were living in near poverty when she started to get breaks in films. Bali became a s...

8/12/2010 11/22/2012

Moushumi Chatterjee (26 April 1953; Bengali: মৌসুমি চ্যাটার্জী; Moushumi Chā...

7/9/2011 11/22/2012

Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee (1920 - 1989)

Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay (Bengali: হেমন্ত কুমার মুখোপাধ্য&#...

7/9/2011 11/22/2012

Deenanath Mangeshkar (1900 - 1942)

Dinanath Mangeshkar (Marathi: दीनानाथ मंगेशकर) (December 29, 1900 - April 24, 1942) was a well-known Ma...

10/12/2009 11/22/2012

Lata Mangeshkar (Marathi: लता मंगेशकर; born September 28, 1929) is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respe...

10/12/2009 11/22/2012

Kozhipurath Madhava Menon, who for a long time had been a father figure in Kerala politics and Minister in Madras State, was the husband of A.V. Kuttimalu Amma, who was also a dedicated politician, clo...

11/20/2009 11/21/2012

A.V. Kuttymalu Amma, great Congress leader belonged to Anakkara Vadakkath family at Anakkara near Koottanad. She attained fame in the 1930s when she was arrested for leading a procession of women dur...

11/17/2009 11/21/2012

Narayana Menon Nalapat (1887 - 1954)

Nalapat (1887-1954)belonged to the second and third era with the fag ends of his life spanning over to the post-independent period.During the winds of change phase ,the Indian ethos gradually underwent...

6/7/2009 11/21/2012

Kamala Surayya (1934 - 2009)

Kamala Surayya, well-known Indian writer who writes in English as well as Malayalam, her native language. She is considered to be one of the outstanding Indian poets writing in English, although her po...

12/12/2008 11/21/2012

Govinda Menon Panampilly (1906 - 1970)

Panampilly Govinda Menon (Malayalam: പനമ്പിള്ളി ഗോവിന്ദമേന&#x...

11/3/2012 11/21/2012

2/19/2009 11/21/2012

Sir Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, 1st Baronet (30 June 1823 – 5 May 1901), Parsi entrepreur and founder of the first textile mills in India. As broker to European firms he amassed a large fortune du...

4/3/2007 11/20/2012