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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 ...

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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...

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Major General Hira Lal Atal (1904 - 1985)

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...

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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...

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Venugopal. G MP

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]...

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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...

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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...

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Kuttikrishna Menon Kaithalayil (deceased)

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Mohandas K (1932 - d.)

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

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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...

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Justice Sir Madhavan Nair Chettur (deceased)

Member of the British Privy Council

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

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

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Gangadharan Nair Vallillath Madhathil, Prof.Dr. (1930 - 2010)

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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Chandu Menon Oyyarathu, Rao Bahadur (1847 - 1899)

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...

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Major General D.C. Mishra Retd. (deceased)

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Kesari V.K.Nayanar (1861 - 1914)

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...

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<private> Singh

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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<private> Karat

New Delhi, West Delhi, Delhi, India

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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...

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<private> Paliath

Chendamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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Parukutty Nethyar Amma Vadakke Kurupath (1874 - d.)

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...

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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 ...

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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...

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Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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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...

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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P K S Raja, Zamorin of Calicut (2003 - 2013) MP (1913 - 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...

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Elamana Krishna Menon (deceased)

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

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Manishi sharma (deceased)

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Dr. K.P.G. Menon M.R.C.P(Lond) (1899 - 1966)

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...

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

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Ram Datatrey Sathe (1921 - d.)

Indian Foreign Secretary Nov 1979 to Apr1982

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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...

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Penang Padmanabha Pillai (deceased)

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...

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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...

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M S Subbulakshmi (1916 - 2004)

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

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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

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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...

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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...

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<private> KT

Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Viswanathan Anand MP

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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

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<private> Kattassery

Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Shah Rukh Khan MP

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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

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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...

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Allauddin Khan (c.1881 - 1972)

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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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...

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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...

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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...

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<private> Kandanat

Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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Satyajit Ray (1921 - 1992)

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

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Dr. Subbarama Swaminathan (1873 - 1930)

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru MP (1875 - 1949)

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

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Ajit (baboo) Narain Haksar (1925 - 2005)

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

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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Dhirendra Nath Ganguly (1893 - 1978)

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

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<private> Jayaram

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<private> Akathethara Manikyamelidam

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

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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...

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Udayabhanu K.P. (1936 - 2014)

KP Udayabhanu, the seniormost playback singer in Malayalam, was born to NS Varma and Smt Ammu Nethyaramma at Tharur in Palakkad district of Kerala on June 6, 1936. Nephew of the renowned leader of free...

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Govind Swaminathan Anakkara Vadakath (1909 - 2003)

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...

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Salman Khan MP

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

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<private> Roy (Palathinkal)

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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...

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Karunakara Menon Kalipurayath (deceased)

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.

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Nandan Manohar Nilekani MP

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 ...

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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 & ...

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V.M. Nair MP (1902 - 1977)

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

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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...

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Kishore Kumar Ganguly MP (1929 - 1987)

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

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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...

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Moushumi Chatterjee MP

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

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Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee (1920 - 1989)

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

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<private> Mangeshkar

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