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Gollapudi Maruti Rao (Telugu: గొల్లపూడి మారుతీరావు)


Sri. Gollapudi Maruti Rao (Telugu: గొల్లపూడి మారుతీరావు)(born on 14th April, 1939) is an Indian film actor, theater actor, screenwriter, dramatist, playwright, and dialogue writer known for his works in Telugu Cinema, Theater arts and Telugu Literature. He was a member of the Script Scrutiny Committee of National Film Development Corporation and served as a Jury […]

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P. Susheela (Telugu: పి.సుశీల)


Smt. Pulapaka. Susheela (Telugu: పులపాక. సుశీల) (born 13th November, 1935) is an Indian playback singer very popular all over India for singing songs in various different languages that are present in India like Kannada, Tulu, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Paduga, Malayalam, Oriya, Telugu, Sanskrit and Sinhalese. Susheela has been a successful play back singer in the […]

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Rajababu ( Telugu: పుణ్యమూర్తుల అప్పలరాజు )


Raja Babu (Telugu: పుణ్యమూర్తుల అప్పలరాజు) (born Punyamurthula Appalaraju) (20th October 1937 – 7th February 1983) was an Indian actor and producer in Telugu cinema. He is one of the most successful comedy actor’s of Tollywood. Early Life: Raja babu was born to Ramanamma (mother) and Punyamurthula Umamaheswara Rao (father) on 20th October 1937 in East […]

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Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி)

Gopalakrishna Bharati – He was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani from Raamadaas […]

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Narayana Teerthar (నారాయణ తీర్థర్)

Narayana Teerthar

NarayaNa Teertar – This learned author of the Krishna Leelaa Taarangini (meaning Wavy River of Krishna’s Wondrous Deeds) lived in the Tanjaavoor district in the 17th century, and his parents belonged to a village near Guntoor in Andhra PradEsh. He is believed an incarnation of JayadEva (author of Geeta GOvindam). He early became a scholar […]

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Sarojini Naidu (Telugu:సరోజినీ నాయుడు | Bengali:সরোজিনী নাইডু)

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu (Telugu:సరోజినీ నాయుడు | Bengali:সরোজিনী নাইডু)  was a distinguished Poetess, renowned freedom fighter and one of the great orators of her time. She was famously known as Bharata Kokila (The Nightingale of India). She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become […]

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Shri Yogeshwarji


Mahatma Shri Yogeshwarji (Gujrathi: શ્રી યોગેશ્વરજી) was a self-realized saint, an accomplished yogi, an excellent orator and an above par spiritual poet , writer and author of more than hundred books in Gujrathi language. Early Life: Born on August 15th 1921 to a poor Brahmin farmer in a small village near Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Shri Yogeshwarji […]

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Kasturi Siva Rao (Telugu: కస్తూరి శివరావు)


Kasturi Siva Rao (Telugu: కస్తురి సివరావు) (6th March 1913 – 24 February 1966) was a noted Actor, Play back  singer, Producer and Director of Telugu Cinema. He is regarded as the first comedian to attain a *Star status in Telugu Cinema industry. Career: Kasturi Siva Rao started his career in film industry as movie narrator for the […]

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Vishaka Hari

Vishaka Hari is a prominent Carnatic music vocalist and established exponent of Harikatha, otherwise known as a story teller of Kathakalakshepam. Vishaka Hari learnt Carnatic music under the legendary Carnatic violinist, Padma Vibhushan Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman, while her spiritual guru and father-in-law is Sri Krishna Premi,.She learnt the art of Harikatha by her husband, Sri […]

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Papanasam Sivan


Papanasam Sivan (Tamil: பாபநாசம் சிவன்) (26th September, 1890 – 10th October , 1973) was a prominent composer and singer of Carnatic music. Popularly known as Tamil Thyagayya, his kritis gained special attention after they were recited by M.S. Subbulakshmi , M.K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar and other deccan carnatic veterans. Early Life: Papanasam Sivan was born as […]

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