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Nirmal Verma

Nirmal Verma 3 April 1929 25 October 2005) was a Hindi writer, novelist, activist and translator. He is credited as being one of pioneers of Nayi Kahani (New Story) literary movement of Hindi literature, wherein his first collection of stories, Parinde (Birds) is considered its first signature. In his career spanning five decades and various forms of literature, like story, travelogue and essays, he penned five novels, eight short-story collections and nine books of non fiction, including essays and travelogues. Nirmal Verma was born on (3 April 1929 in Shimla, where his father worked as an officer in the Defense Department of the British Indian Government. He was the fifth chi

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Kamleshwar

Kamleshwar (6 January 1932 27 January 2007) was a prominent 20th-century Hindi writer, and scriptwriter for Hindi cinema and television. Among his most well-known work are the films Aandhi, Mausam, Chhoti Si Baat and Rang Birangi. He was awarded the 2003 Sahitya Akademi Award for his cult Hindi novel Kitne Pakistan (translated in English as Partitions) and also the Padma Bhushan in 2005. Considered a part of the league of Hindi writers like Mohan Rakesh, Nirmal Verma and Bhisham Sahni, who left the old pre-independence, literary preoccupations and presented the new sensibilities, that reflected new moorings of a post-independence India, thus launching, the Hindi literature's Nayi

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Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen (born 19 November, 1975) is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood films. A former model, Sen was crowned Miss Universe in 1994. She was the first Indian woman to win the contest, and in 2010 she acquired the rights to send delegates from India to Miss Universe through a new pageant franchise I Am She Miss Universe India. Her cinematic turning point came with romance Sirf Tum and comedy Biwi No.1 both in 1999, the latter fetched her the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. She has since acted in commercial successes like Aankhen (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004) - her biggest commercial success so far and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005). She received high critica

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Adhyayan Suman

Adhyayan Suman born 13 January 1988 in Mumbai, India is an Indian actor who debuted in the Bollywood film industry with "Haaledil". He is the son of Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman.Adhyayan Suman is the son of actor Shekhar Suman and Alka Suman. Adhyayan's debut film in Bollywood is Haal-e-dil directed by Anil Devgan and produced by Kumar Mangat. He delivered his first hit movie Raaz The Mystery Continues with Emraan Hashmi & Kangna Ranaut, critics claimed that he was not bad in the movie and had brushed up his acting skills but they mentioned that lead roles do not suit him and he should stick to supporting and negative roles. In his very third movie Jashnn, Adhyayan proved the

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Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma ( 26 March 1906 September 11, 1987) best known as an outstanding Hindi poet, was a freedom fighter, woman's activist and educationist from India. She is widely regarded as the "modern Meera"[citation needed]. She was a major poet of the Chhayavaad generation, a period of romanticism in Modern Hindi poetry ranging from 1914-1938. With passage of time, her limited but outstanding prose has been recognised as unique in Hindi Literature. She was a prominent poet in Hindi Kavi sammelans (Gatherings of poets). She was the Principal, and then the Vice Chancellor of Prayag Mahila Vidyapeeth, a woman's residential college in Allahabad. She was awarded India's highest litera

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