Famous Great Indian Musicians and Dancers

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Item Code: NAF099
Author: Shyam Dua
Publisher: Tiny Tot Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9788175736757
Pages: 108 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.5 inch x 7.0 inch
Weight 240 gm
Book Description
Back of the book

‘Famous Great Indians’ is a collection of books made to recognize the work and achievements of famous Indian personalities from all walks of life. It states the life and history of Indian’s most famous sons and daughters. It also acknowledges historical and cultural significance of the nation. The aim of designing the series is to basically create awareness about India’s famed culture and achievements among the present generation.

About the Series

‘Famous Great Indians’ is a collection of various volumes recognizing the fame and glory associated with Indian personalities, history and culture. The series briefly describes the accomplishments and famous incidences of India’s famed heroes, their invaluable works and India’s glorious past and present. The sole purpose of the series is to familiarize the young generation with famous Indians from all walks of life, and to create awareness about the festivals and the architectural wonders that have imprinted India’s name in golden letters in the global scenario.

India has been a land of famous and talented personalities who have raised their level to reach the pinnacle in their respective fields. India has produced people of amazing capabilities in form of leaders, poets, writers, scientists, saints, film personalities and sportsmen, who have been highlighted in the series, as it is necessary to acknowledge their contribution time and again.

India is also by and large known as the land of festivals, which are no more confined to the boundaries of our nation but are also being celebrated by the different communities around the world. The pomp and show and the historical relevance is described briefly for the convenience of the readers.

‘Famous Great Indians’, taken as a whole, is a great a great pool of knowledge and information, and a tribute to its great citizens and culture, which swells the heart of every Indian with pride.

About the Volume

‘Famous Great Indian Musicians and Dancers’ showcases some of the most melodious and graceful personalities to have graced the land. Who with their sheer dedication and talent have achieved great recognition and glory. The book cites the eminent achievers in the field of music and dance.

India, the land of the performing arts, has seen the rise of many talents in the world of melody, rhythm and harmony. The land of carnatic music, sitar, veena, table, bharatnatyam, odissi, kathak, kuchipudi has had many great exponents of the varied art forms.

Many gifted musicians like Ravi Shankar, R.D. Burman, Amir Khusro, A.R. Rahman, Bhupen Hazarika, Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Tansen, Zakir Hussain, Bismillah Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali have composed and given us many beautiful melodies.

Singers like Mohammad Rafi, Mukesh, Kishore Kumar, Udit Narayan, Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar have lent their melodious voices to many wonderful songs.

Dance exponents like Sonal Mansingh, Birju Maharaj, Mallika Sarabhai have taken the Indian dance form beyond the seven seas and popularised them.

Overall, ‘Famous Great Indian Musicians and Dancers’ is a collection of people who are the pride of India, and who have made exceptional contributions to the propagation and growth of Indian performing arts.


1A.R. Rahman8
2Abdul Karim Khan9
3Ahmed Jan Thirakwa10
4Alauddin Khan11
5Alka Yagnik12
6Alladiya Khan13
7Amala Shankar14
8Amir Khan15
9Amir Khusrau16
10Amjad Ali Khan17
11Anjanibai Malpekar18
12Annapoorna Devi19
13Anu Malik20
14Aruna Sairam21
15Asha Bhonsle22
16Ayodhya Prasad23
17Bade Gulam Ali Khan24
18Balkrishna Buwa Echalkaranjeekar25
19Bande Ali Khan26
20Bappi Lahiri27
21Bhaskarbuva Bakhle28
22Bhupen Hazarika29
23Birju Maharaj30
24Bismillah Khan31
25Bundu Khan32
26Daler Mehndi33
27Faiyaz Khan34
28Farah Khan35
29Gangubai Hangal36
30Geeta Dutt37
31Gopal Mishra38
32Guru Gopinath39
33Hafiz Ali Khan40
34Hari Prasad Chaurasia41
35Hemant Kumar42
36Inayat Khan43
37Indrani Sen44
38Jaspinder Narula45
39Javed Akhtar46
40Kanthe Maharaj47
41Kesarbai Kerkar48
42Kishore Kumar49
43Kishori Amonkar50
44Kudau Singh51
45Kumar Gandharva52
46Lalmani Mishra53
47Lata Mangeshkar54
49Lucky Ali56
50Malavika Sarukkai57
51Mallika Sarabhai58
52Manna Dey59
53Mohammed Rafi60
54Moula Bux61
55Mrinalini Sarabhai62
57Mallikarjun Mansoor64
58Mushtaq Ali Khan65
59Mushtaq Hussain Khan66
60Narayan Rao Vyas67
61Nasiruddin Khan68
62Nathan Khan69
63Nemat Khan Sadarang70
64Nikhil Banerjee71
65Onkarnath Thakur72
66Pannalal Ghosh73
67Parvat Singh74
68Pt. D.V. Paluskar75
69Pt. Ravi Shankar76
70R.D. Burman77
71Rajab Ali Khan78
72Ram Sahai79
73Ramchatur Malik80
74Ramkrishna Buwa Vaghe81
76S.D. Burman83
77S.N. Ratanjankar84
78Sawai Gandharva85
79Semmangudi Sreenivasa Iyyer86
80Shankar Rao Pandit87
82Shubha Mudgal89
83Siddheshwari Devi90
84Sitara Devi91
85Sonal Mansingh92
86Sonu Nigam93
87Sunidhi Chauhan94
88Swapna Sundari95
89Swati Tirunal96
90Talat Mehmood97
92Uday Shankar99
93Udit Narayan100
94Usha Uthup101
95Vasundhara Das102
96Vilayat Hussain Khan103
97Vinayak Rao Patvardhan104
98Vishnu Digambar Paluskar105
99Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande106
100Vishwa Mohan Bhatt107
101Zakir Hussain108
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