Atul Kulkarni is an Indian film actor born on 10 September 1965, in Belgaum, Karnataka. Atul has worked in more than 60 films in 7 languages, Atul works primarily in Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu language films. Kulkarni won the National Award for the best supporting actor for the films Hey Ram and Chandni Bar. He is also the […]
Shobha Gurtu: The Thumri Queen.
The birth name of Shobha Gurtu was Bhanumati Shirodhkar, Shobha was born in Belgaum, Karnataka in 1925, where she was first trained by her mother Menekabai Shirodkar, a professional dancer, and a ‘gayaki’ disciple of Ustad Alladiya Khan of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. Her formal music training began with ‘Ustad Bhurji Khan’, the youngest son of Ustad […]
Chandrashekhara Kambara: The poet, and a multi-talented personality
Chandrashekhara Kambara was born on 02-01-1937 in Ghodageri, Belgaum in the state of Karnataka, he is a multi-talented personality who is a poet, Playwright, Dramatist, Translator, Writer, Novelist, Author, Professor, Chancellor, Screenwriter & Film Director. Chandrashekhara was the third son in the family, with brothers Parasappa and Yallappa who still […]
Sulochana Latkar: The Legendary actress
Known for her movies like Reshma(1995), Pyar(1993),and Khoon Bhari Maang(1988), Sulochana Latkat marked herself as a well-reputed personality in the Marathi and Hindi movies industry. She was born on 30-07-1928 in Khadaklat, Belgaum in the state of Karnataka. Sulochana Latkat is most known for her performances in Marathi films such as Sasurvas(1946), Vahinichya Bangdya (1953), Meeth […]
Laxmanrao Kirloskar: Founder of Kirloskar Group
Laxmanrao Kashinath Kirloskar was an Indian business man and founder of Kirloskar group and the township of Kirloskar wadi, which was the very first industrial township of India. Laxmanrao and Mahatma Gandhi were coincidentally born in the same year of 1869. Sir Laxmanrao was born in Gurlahosur, a village in Belgaum […]
Kumar Gandharva: The Hindustani Classical legend.
The great Kumar Gandharva also known as Shivaputra Siddaramaiah Komkali Math needs no introduction, he was the man who revolutionized the field of Hindustani Classical Music. He never bound himself to the Gharana tradition in the Hindustani Classical, his vocal style was magnificent in itself because of that he was called musical […]