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    Anuraadha Tewari also known as Anuradha Tiwari (born 11 August 1971) is a Mumbai-based Indian writer and film director, working for the last 18 years in the Hindi film industry and most known for co-writing screenplay of

    Sadhana Singh is an Indian film and television actor.[1][2][3] Sadhana was born in the ancient city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Her family hailed from the Indian state of Punjab.[1] Her first magazine shoot are done by Pardeep Mishra.

    Uday Shankar (8 December 1900 – 26 September 1977) was an Indian dancer and choreographer, best known for creating a fusion style of dance, adapting European theatrical techniques to Indian classical dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, which he later popularised in India, Europe, and the United States in 1920s and 1930s.[1][2][3][4][5] He was a pioneer of modern dance in India.

    Vindhya Tiwari (born 22 November 1991) is an Indian television actress, known for her work in Indian soap operas Her breakthrough role was in the drama Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo on Zee TV

    Pandit Shivnath Mishra (born 12 October 1943) is an Indian sitarist. He is an exponent of the Benares Gharana school of Indian classical music.[1][2][3] He was formerly a lecturer and the Head of the Music Department at the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi.[4] 

    Siddharth Arora (born 13 April 1988) is an Indian television actor. He made his television debut with the show Mukti Bandhan[1] on Colors TV. He Played Ishaan Sinha in Doli Armaano Ki since 2013 and made his Bollywood debut with the movie Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai in 2012,

    Ravi Shankar KBE (Bengali pronunciation: [ˈrobi ˈʃɔŋkor]; born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury,[2] spelled Ravindra Shankar Chowdhury in Sanskrit;[3] 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012), whose name is often preceded by the title Pandit (Master), was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music. He was the best-known proponent of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many other musicians throughout the world. Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999.

    Hiralal Yadav (1925/1926 – 12 May 2019)[1] was an Indian folk singer, who was awarded the Padma Shri,[2] the fourth highest civilian award in India in 2019.[3][4] He was awarded the Yash Bharti Award in 2015.

    Pandit Ritwik Sanyal (born 12 April 1953) is an Indian classical singer and the Dhrupad maestro from Varanasi,[1] and a professor of vocal music and Ex Dean at the faculty of performing arts at Banaras Hindu University. Pandit Ritwik Sanyal received the highest award for music in India, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award from President of India Hon. Shri Pranab Mukherji, 2013

    Pandit Samta Prasad (Hindi : पण्डित सामता प्रसाद) (20 July 1921 – 1994) was an Indian classical musician and tabla player from the Benares gharana.[1][2] He played tabla in many Hindi films including, Meri Surat Teri Ankhen (1963) and Sholay (1975), and film music composer Rahul Dev Burman was one of his disciples.[2][3]

    Hemanta Mukhopadhyay also known as Hemant Kumar (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989); was an Indian Bengali singer and music director who sang in Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages like Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Assames, Tamil, Punjabi, Bhojouri, Konkani, Sanskrit and Urdu . He was an artist of Bengali and Hindi Basic and Film Songs, Rabindra Sangeet, and many other songs . He won two National awards for the category best male playback singer.

    Lalmani Misra (11 August 1924 – 17 July 1979) was an eminent Indian classical musician known as much for his art as for his scholarship. Initiation into music Lalmani learnt Dhruvapada (Dhrupad) Dhamar in the tradition of Pt. Shankar Bhatt and Munshi Bhrigunath Lal.

    Rasoolan Bai (1902 – 15 December 1974) was a leading Indian Hindustani classical music vocal musician. Belonging to the Benaras gharana, she specialized in the romantic Purab Ang of the Thumri musical genre and tappa.

    Anant Lal (1927 – 3 March 2011), often referred to by the title Pandit, was an Indian classical musician who played the shehnai. He worked for All India Radio and played with artists such as Ravi Shankar and Debu Chaudhuri in addition to recording under his own name. Lal was one of the leading exponents of the shehnai in Hindustani classical music. In 1989, he received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the highest recognition afforded artists in India.

    Brijmohan Mishra, popularly known as Pandit Birju Maharaj, (born 4 February 1938), is an exponent of the Handia (Rikhipur), Allahabad Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India. He is a descendant of the Maharaj family of Kathak dancers, which includes his two uncles, Shambhu Maharaj and Lachhu Maharaj, and his father and guru, Acchan Maharaj. Even though dancing is his first love, he practices Hindustani classical music and is a vocalist.[1]

    Sujit Kumar (7 February 1934 – 5 February 2010) was an Indian film actor and producer. He appeared in over 150 Hindi films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and 25 films in Bhojpuri. From the late 1990s, he primarily worked with production. Kumar was considered a major actor in Bhojpuri cinema.[1] He played pivotal roles either as a villain or as a character actor. One of his most notable roles was as a man playing the mouth organ while driving a jeep in the 1969 film Aradhana and subsequent 12 films with Rajesh Khanna

    Ustad Qamruddin "Bismillah" Khan (21 March 1916 – 21 August 2006) (born as Qamaruddin Khan), 

    Personal life 
    Khan was born on 21 March 1916 into a family of traditional Muslim musicians in Bhirung Raut Ki Gali, Dumraon, in what is now the eastern Indian state of Bihar, as the second son of Paigambar Bux Khan and Mitthan.[1][2] His father was a court musician employed in the court of Maharaja Keshav Prasad Singh of Dumraon Estate in Bihar. His grandfather Ustad Salar Hussain Khan and grandfather Rasool Bux Khan were also musicians in the Dumraon palace.[1] He was named Qamruddin at birth, to rhyme with his elder brother's name Shamsuddin. Upon seeing the new born, his grandfather Rasool Baksh Khan, also a shehnai player, is said to have exclaimed "Bismillah", or "In the name of Allah", and thereafter he came to be known by this name.[3][2]

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