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Renowned Malayalam poet Yusuf Ali Kechery passes away

Renowned Malayalam poet Yusuf Ali Kechery passed away on 21 March 2015 in Kochi, Kerala. He was 81 and had been suffering from bronchial pneumonia. Kechery was one of the leading poets of the modern era Malayalam poetry and was ..

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Bard of Maharashtra Shahir Krishnarao Sable passes away

Bard and Marathi folk legend Krishnarao Ganpatrao Sable passed away on 20 March 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was 92. He had brought Maharashtra’s folk singing and theatre traditions to the centre stage and his songs enriched Maharashtra’s culture. About ..

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Veteran singer Bombay S Kamal passes away

Veteran singer and music composer Bombay S. Kamal passed away on 17 March 2015 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala at the age of 85. He was suffering from respiratory ailments. In past six decades, he had active presence in the field of ..

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Noted Gandhian Narayan Desai passes away

Noted Gandhian Narayan Desai on 15 March 2015 passed away in Surat, Gujarat. He was 90. He is son of Mahatma Gandhi’s personal secretary and biographer Mahadev Desai. About Narayan Desai He was born on 24 December 1924 at Valsad ..

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Pioneer of Israeli cinema Lia van Leer passes away

Lia van Leer, pioneer of Israeli cinema passed away on 13 March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel. She was 90. She was the founder of Israel Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque, Haifa Cinematheque and the Jerusalem Film Festival. About Lia van Leer ..

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Former Member of Lok Sabha Sadashivrao Mandlik passes away

Former Maharashtra Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) Sadashivrao Mandlik passed away in Mumbai. He was 83. He was elected four-time as MP from Kolhapur Constituency and had served as a member in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Lok ..

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