- Notable people from Hubli Dharwad
Hubli- Dharwad Twin city is the home of many national & international repute. The various personalities who brought credit to the twin-city in different fields are
The national level award winner from this place.
Jnanapeeth Award Winners
The Jnanpith Award is a literary award in India, it is one of the two most prestigious literary honours in the country.
* Dr. D. R. Bendre
* Prof. V. G. Gokak
* Sri Girish Karnad
Padma Award Winners
* Sri Basavraj Rajguru
* Smt. Gangubai Hangal
* Dr. Mallikarjun Mansoor
* Sri Bhimsen Joshi
* Dr. R. B. Patil
* Dr. Shankar Mukashi Punekar
The famous Musicians, Poets,Artists and writers from this place
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
Jayateerth V Mevundi
* Dr. D R Bendre
* Dr. V G Gokak
* Chennaveer Kanavi
* Betgeri Krishna Sharma Artists
Leena ChandavarkarWriters Shri Alur Venkatgiri Rao
Shri Patil Puttappa
Shri Shambha Joshi
Dr. K S Narayanachar
Dr. Panchakshari Hiremath
Dr. Shankar Mokashi Punekar
Shri Saali Ramachandra Rayaru
Gangubai Hangal Born on March 5, 1913, is one of the greats of the Hindustani classical music. She is a vocalist and an exponent of the Kirana Gharana. She learnt her music under the tutelage of Sawai Gandharva. Gangubai lives in the city of Hubli in Karnataka.
She is known to let herself drift in the melody of the raga she renders. She believes that Music helped her have a communion with God.
Awards and recognition
Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award in 1971.
Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award in 2002. Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1973.
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