Famous Personalities

Famous Personalities

Pankaj Roy

Pankaj Roy was a famous Indian cricket legend from Bengal. Roy was one of the best Indian batting openers in the pre-Sunil Gavaskar era. He played in 43 Test (international) matches for India...

Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar, often referred as “King of Dance” was a legendary Indian dancer and choreographer who brought changes in the presentation of the Indian classical dance and drama. He popularized the Indian classical dance...

Girish Chandra Ghosh

Girish Chandra Ghosh was an actor, director, playwright of great repute. Girish Chandra Ghosh, a versatile genius and great scholar is also considered to be the father of the modern Bengali stage theater. He...

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a world famous Vaishnava saint, religious leader and an eminent social reformer of the 16th century. He is considered to be the incarnation of the supreme personality – Sri Krishna....

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

While writing about Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta said - "The genius and wisdom of an ancient sage, the energy of an Englishman and the heart of a Bengali mother". Ishwar Chandra...

Nandalal Bose

Nandalal Bose also known as “Nandalal Basu” (নন্দলাল বসু), was a Bengali master painter whose great paintings presents an amalgamation of tradition and modernity. Nandalal Bose was a prolific artist who worked excellently in...

Manna Dey

Manna Dey was the legendary music maestro in Indian music. His fame was not only restricted to the Indian domain only but has over flown to every part of the globe, where an Indian...

Narayan Debnath

Narayan Debnath – the creator of “Nonte-Fonte’’ and “Handa-Bhonda” is among the most popular and the most likeable cartoonist and comic writers of Bengal. He holds the record of longest running comics by an...

Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri is a “Pulitzer Prize” winning author known for works of fiction like Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth and The Lowland. Jhumpa Lahiri writes in American English. Her most of the...

Leslie Claudius

Leslie Walter Claudius was an Indian Hockey Player. By origin he was an Anglo-Indian, who holds a Guinness World Record for being part of a Hockey team to win maximum number of Medals at...