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T.P.KAILASAM--HUMOURIST, PLAYWRIGHT AND A GREAT SOUL

T.P Kailasam

T.P. Kailasam was born in 1884 in Bangalore. He came from a Tamil Brahmin family. His father, Mr. Paramashiva Iyer was an eminent Justice in The High Court of Mysore.
His father sent him to England to pursue his studies in geology, but Kailasam spent most of his time picking up many habit…

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Highest Indian Awards 2013 For Kannadigas

This year Karnataka/Kannadigaru awarded 
One Padma-Vibhushan (2nd Highest Ranking Award in India after Bharata Ratna Award) 
Two Padma Bhushan    (3rd Highest Ranking Award in India )  and
Four Padmasree           (3rd Highest Ranking Award in India ) 

Padma Vibhushan 

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Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur

Pandit Mallikarjun Mansoor

Mansur’s music represented a confluence of three influential musical traditions. In childhood, he was trained in Carnatic music. In his youth, he studied under one of the stalwarts of the Gwalior tradition. And, finally, he migrated to the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana, to achie…

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About Pandit Puttaraj Gawai

Pandit Puttaraj Gawai
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Pandit Puttaraj Gawai (ಪುಟ್ಟರಾಜ ಗವಾಯಿ) was born into a poor kannada Lingayat 
family in Devara Hospete in Hangal taluk of Haveri district of Karnataka. His parents were Revaiah Venkatapurmath and Siddamma. He lost his eyesight at a very earl…

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Legendary musician Puttaraj Gavai passes away


Noted Hindustani and Carnatic exponent and instrumentalist Puttaraj Gavai passed away in Gadag on Friday at the age of 97 following illness
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Also a writer, dramatist and social worker, the Padma Bhushan recipient died at Veereshwara Punyashrama, an institute for differently abled and destitutes run b…

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Bharata Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

 Born On: February 14, 1922 Died On: January 24, 2011Achievement: Enriched the Kirana gharana by adding his own distinctive style and adapting characteristics from other gharanas; Improvised and combined ragas to create new ragas; Recipient of Bharat Ratna, Padma Shri, Sangeet Nata…

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The Excellent Statesman – Sir M Vishweshwaraiah

 Sir M Vishweshwaraiah, popularly known as Sir MV, was a man who excelled at many different fields. He is remembered today as an engineer par excellence, a highly respected statesman and a visionary thinker. His Early Life and BeginningsSir MV was born in Muddenahalli, a village in…

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Spirit of Life Dr. M. Visvesvaraya

Complete biography of Dr. M. Visvesvaraya"Remember, your work may be only to sweep a railway crossing, but it is your duty to > keep it so clean that no other crossing in the world is as clean as yours""On the 15th of September 1861, more than a century ago a little boy was born in Mudden…

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Bhaskara-II (1114)The Great Mathematician from Karnataka of

Bhas.Bhaskara (1114-1185)Born near Vijjadavida (Bijapur in modern Karnataka)Bijaganita dealt with algebra, Coladhyaya with spheres and Grahaganita with planetary mathematics...Bhaskara (1114–1185), also known as Bhaskara II and Bhaskaracharya ("Bhaskara the teacher"), was an Indian math…

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SAALUMARADA THIMMAKKA

AN ENVIRONMENTALIST, IS ONE OF THE WELL-KNOWN PERSONALITIES OF KARNATAKA. SHE HAS EARNED RECOGNITION DUE TO HER UNTIRING EFFORTS IN PLANTING AND TENDING BANYAN TREES ALONG THE HIGHWAY COVERING A DISTANCE OF FOUR KILOMETERS. HER PERSISTENT WORK HAS EARNED HER SEVERAL NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AWAR…

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2008-Dada Saheb Phalke award for V K Murthy

V.K.M Receiving Fhalke Award from President



V K Murthy
V. K. Murthy (Born 1923) is an Indian cinematographer.Murthy, a one-time violinist and jailed freedom fighter, was Guru Dutt's regular cameraman on his movies. He provided some of Indian cinema's most breathtaking images in starkly contrasted blac…

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The Singing Sensation – Gangubai Hangal

Padma Vibhushan Smt Gangubai HangalGangubai Hangal, a famous Hindustani Singer from Karnataka who sang under the Khyal genre, was known for her mellifluous but deep voice.Her Early Life and Learninggangubai-hangalGangubai Hangal was born on 5th March 1913 to Ambabai (a Carnatic vocalist) and…

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Kendra Saahitya Academy Awards for Kannada Poets

Year       Author                                                  Work
1955       Kuvempu                                         Sri Ramayana Darshanam (Epic)
1956       R. S. Mugali                                    …

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