Category Archives: Profiles

Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi

Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi India’s Honourable Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Science & Technology and the Department of Ocean Development At the time of Amritavarsham50, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi was serving as India’s Honourable Union Minister for Human Resource … Continue reading

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Shri. K.M. Mani

Shri. K.M. Mani Kerala’s Honourable Minister of Law & Revenue Sri. K.M. Mani has the record of winning 10 times in succession from a single constituency. Representing the Pala Constituency of Kottayam district, he first became MLA in 1965 and … Continue reading

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Shri. Shankar Mahadevan

Shri. Shankar Mahadevan Famous playback singer, Indian films Shri. Shankar Mahadevan began his career as a playback singer, but soon was embracing Indian classical musics such as Karnatic and Hindustani; Western styles such as classical, jazz and blues; as well … Continue reading

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Ms. Kavya Madhavan

Ms. Kavya Madhavan Famous Actress Ms. Kavya Madhavan hails from the remote Kerala village of Neeleswaram. She got her start in acting when she was still in the 9th standard. Now she has grown into one of the busiest Malayalam … Continue reading

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Wong Low Shen Shee Chee

Wong Low Shen Shee Chee How Temple Troupe Malaysian Temple Troupe The Wong Low Shen Shee Temple of Malaysia was established in 1967 to honour three deities of different faiths: Wong Low Shen Shee (Buddhist), Song Lau Koon (Taoist) and … Continue reading

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Londubh

Londubh (Ireland) Londubh is a group of young champion musicians and dancers who came together especially to perform at Amritavarsham50. They have all won medals at All-Ireland Fleadhs [competitions]. The group is from County Donegal, North West Ireland where Gaelic … Continue reading

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H.H. Madhvacharya Swami Vishvesha Tirtha

H.H. Madhvacharya Sri Swami Vishvesha Tirtha Head of Pejavar Math Udupi, Karnataka, India Swamiji was initiated into monastic life at the age of seven by H.H. Shri Swami Vishwamanya Tirtha and was educated in the Madhva philosophy of Dvaita Vedanta, … Continue reading

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Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan

Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan Founder and Former Academic Director, Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts in New Delhi Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan is India‚Äôs foremost expert on classical dance and for more than 50 years, as an eminent scholar of arts … Continue reading

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Mrs. Divya Unni

Mrs. Divya Unni Famous Actress As a child. Mrs. Divya Unni acted in films and on television, as well as modelling for advertisements and dancing. Since the age of 14, she has frequently featured as the heroine in Malayalam films, … Continue reading

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Ms. Radhika Tilak

Ms. Radhika Tilak Renowned singer Ms. Radhika Tilak is a renowned singer. She studied classical Indian music at Mahatma Gandhi University. Since, she has sung on more than 600 devotional, festival and film albums and has appeared in more than … Continue reading

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