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Nobel Laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore

The year 2001 was the 150th birth anniversary of our first Nobel laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.

He was born on 7th May 1961. He though has given a number of classic contribution to the Bangla and English literature but his best-known novel Gitanjali is always remembered because of its highly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verses. In the year 1913, he was awarded the Nobel prize, then he was the first Non-European Nobel laureate. His poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial and was highly garnered and appraised in the western countries. But many of his elegant prose and poetries remain unknown to the rest of world, outside Bengal. His Novels, stories, dance and dramas spoke of politics and society of that time.

Some of his best-known works known to the world are Gitanjali, Gora and Ghare Baire. Rabindranath Tagore’s grandfather Dwarakanath Tagore was among the founders of Aadi Dharm. His son Debendranat Tagore and the father of Rabindranath Tagore formulated the Brahmoist p…

Know about Evergreen Superstar Dev Anand Sahab

Dharam Dev Anand or (Dharamdev Pishorilal Anand) is popularly known as Dev Anand (born:  26th September 1923; died: 3rd December 2011), was an evergreen superstar of Bollywood.

He was not alone in the industry of Bollywood but was supported by his brothers Chetan Annand, Vijay Anand, and his sister Sheel Kanta Kapur. Sheel Kanta Kapur is also known as the mother of Shekhar Kapur, the famous Bollywood and Hollywood director.

Dev Anand is an actor, director and producer of many hit films of Bollywood. 

Dev Anand was born in Narowal district of Pakistan and he graduated from Lahore. Dev Anand in his early career in the film industry fell in love with the superstar Suraiya of that time. Suraiya and Dev Anand are supposed to fell in love while they were performing a song "kinare kinare chale jayenge" from the film Vidya. Dev Anand had saved her life when she was drowning. After the incident, Dev Anand proposed her and she accepted it, but they could not marry because of his moth…