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Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar
(3 September 1926– 24 July 1980) (born as Arun Kumar Chatterjee) was an Indian film actor, director, producer, singer, composer, and playback singer who predominantly worked in Indian Cinema.[1] Kumar is widely regarded as the greatest actor of Bengali cinema, and also among the greatest actors ever in India. Through his career he earned commercial as well as critical success, and he remains as an Indian cultural icon.[2] Considered as the most popular film star of Bengali cinema, Kumar managed to have a huge fan following, that mainly concentrated in the regions of West Bengal, India. He was a recipient of many awards over his lifetime, including National Film Award for Best Actor
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Mahanayak (novel)
Mahanayak (Marathi: महानाहयक, translit. mahānāyak, lit. 'Great leader') is a Marathi historical novel on the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, written by prominent Marathi author Vishvas Patil. This novel is translated into many other Indian and foreign languages.   This article about a non-fiction book on history of India
India
or its predecessor states is a stub
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Kolkata
Kolkata
Kolkata
/koʊlˈkɑːtə/ (Bengali pronunciation: [kolkat̪a]), formerly Calcutta /kælˈkʌtə/ until 2001, is the capital of the Indian state
Indian state
of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata
Port of Kolkata
is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. The city is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India, and is also nicknamed the "City of Joy". In 2011, the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India
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Hindi
Hindi
Hindi
(Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi
Standard Hindi
(Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and sanskritised register[5] of the Hindustani language. Modern Hindi
Hindi
and its literary tradition evolved towards the end of the 18th century.[6] Along with the English language, Hindi
Hindi
written in the Devanagari script is the official language of the Government of India.[7] On 14 September 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India
India
adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script
Devanagari script
as the official language of the Republic of India
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Salil Chowdhury
Salil Chowdhury
Salil Chowdhury
(Bengali: সলিল চৌধুরী; 'Solil Choudhuri' in phonetic Wiki-Bengali; 19 November 1922[1] – 5 September 1995) was an Indian music composer, who mainly composed for Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam film
Malayalam film
and other films. He was also a poet and a playwright. He is affectionately called Salilda by his admirers. His musical ability was widely recognised[2] and acknowledged in the Indian film industry. He was an accomplished composer and arranger who was proficient in several musical instruments, including flute, the piano, and the esraj
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Shilpi
Shilpi (The Artist)[1] is a 1994 Bengali film.[2] The film was directed by Nabyendu Chattopadhyay. The film was produced by National Film Development Corporation of India.[3]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Awards 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksPlot[edit]This article needs a plot summary. Please add one in your own words. (December 2012)Cast[edit]Anjan Dutt Asit Bandyopadhyay Meghnad Bhattacharya Rita Dutta Chakraborty Srilekha MukhopadhyayAwards[edit]1995 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards Best actor: Anjan Dutt[4]See also[edit]Akaler SandhaneReferences[edit]^ Bibekananda Ray; Naveen Joshi; India. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Publications Division (1 January 2005). Conscience of the race: India's offbeat cinema. Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. p. 92. ISBN 978-81-230-1298-8. Retrieved 21 December 2012.  ^ Indian Cinema
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Sagarika
Sagarika (born Sagarika Mukherjee on 4 September 1970) is an Indian singer and actress. Before going solo, she was half of a popular Indian duo with her younger brother Shaan with whom she released albums such as Q-Funk, Roop Inka Mastana and Naujawan. Biography[edit] Sagarika Mukherjee was born on 4 September 1970. She made her debut as a child playback singer under the music direction of her father Manas Mukherjee in the film "Shayad" in 1979. She released the album Maa after going solo. Her album It’s All About Love was released in 2006 by Universal Distribution.[1] She collaborated with Pakistani band Strings on the song "Pal"
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Parallel Cinema
Parallel
Parallel
may refer to:Contents1 Computing 2 Mathematics and science 3 Navigation 4 Music and entertainment 5 Other usesComputing[edit] Parallel
Parallel
algorithm
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Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna
( pronunciation (help·info) born Jatin Khanna;[2] 29 December 1942 – 18 July 2012) was an Indian actor, film producer and politician who is known for his work in Hindi cinema.He was the most romantic actor of his time.He was referred to as the "first superstar"[3] and the "original superstar" of Indian cinema.[4][5] He starred in 15 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 to 1971, still an unbroken record.[6][7] He did 106 solo hero films of which 97 got released between 1967 and 2013.[8] He acted in only 22 films with multi-star cast.[9] 82 of the 127 films with Khanna as the lead protagonist (of them 117 released and 11 unreleased) were critically acclaimed films with ratings above 4 stars out of 5 by film reviewers of various newspapers unanimously.[10] He made his debut in 1966 with Aakhri Khat
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Bengali Language
অবহট্টOld BengaliDialectssee Bengali dialectsWriting system Eastern Nagari script
Eastern Nagari script
(Bengali alphabet) Bengali BrailleSigned formsBengali signed forms[4]Official statusOfficial language in Bangladesh   India
India
(in West Bengal, Tripura
Tripura
& Southern Assam)Regulated by Bangla Academy Paschimbanga Bangla AkademiLanguage codesISO 639-1 bnISO 639-2 benISO 639-3 benGlottolog beng1280[5]Linguasphere 59-AAF-uBengali speaking region of South AsiaBengali speakers around the worldThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.This article contains Bengali text
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Extended Family
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents like father, mother, and their children, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household. An example is a married couple that lives with either the husband or the wife's parents. The family changes from immediate household to extended household. In some circumstances, the extended family comes to live either with or in place of a member of the immediate family. These families include, in one household, near relatives in addition to an immediate family. An example would be an elderly parent who moves in with his or her children due to old age
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Port Of Kolkata
The Port
Port
of Kolkata
Kolkata
is a riverine port in the city of Kolkata, India, located around 203 kilometres (126 mi) from the sea.[7] It is the oldest operating port in India,[8] and was constructed by the British East India
India
Company.[9] The Port
Port
has two distinct dock systems - Kolkata
Kolkata
Docks at Kolkata
Kolkata
and a deep water dock at Haldia
Haldia
Dock Complex, Haldia. In the 19th century, the Kolkata
Kolkata
Port
Port
was the premier port in British India. After slavery was abolished in 1833, there was a high demand for laborers on sugar cane plantations in the British Empire
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University Of Calcutta
The University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta
(informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata
Kolkata
(formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India
India
established on 24 January 1857.[3] It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university.[citation needed] Within India
India
it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.[4][5] Its alumni and faculty include four Nobel laureates, namely Ronald Ross
Ronald Ross
(Medicine), Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
(Literature), C
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Pulak Bandyopadhyay
Pulak Bandyopadhyay (2 May 1931 – 7 September 1999) was a Bengali Indian lyricist, songwriter and music composer of Bengali cinema.[1] He died on 7 September 1999.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Death 4 Notable songs 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] He was born and brought up in Howrah. His family had close links with art circles, in particular in drama, literature, and music. He was a graduate of the Scottish Church College, in Calcutta.[1] Career[edit] He experimented with various genres and in the process contributed richly to the evolution of musical compositions in Bengali cinema during the 1960s and 1970s.[3] The sheer spontaneity of his compositions made him a much sought after lyricist
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British India
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India
India
and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent. Collectively, they were called British India. In one form or another, they existed between 1612 and 1947, conventionally divided into three historical periods:During 1612–1757, the East India Company
East India Company
set up "factories" (trading posts) in several locations, mostly in coastal India, with the consent of the Mughal emperors
Mughal emperors
or local rulers. Its rivals were the merchant trading companies of Holland and France. By the mid-18th century, three "Presidency towns": Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta
Calcutta
had grown in size. During the period of Company rule in India, 1757–1858, the Company gradually acquired sovereignty over large parts of India, now called "Presidencies"
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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