Notable people from Hubli Dharwad


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

Award Winners

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

Padmabhushan

* Sri Basavraj Rajguru
* Smt. Gangubai Hangal
* Dr. Mallikarjun Mansoor

Padma Vibhushan

* Sri Bhimsen Joshi

Padmashri Award

* Dr. R. B. Patil

Academy Award

* Dr. Shankar Mukashi Punekar

The famous Musicians, Poets,Artists and writers from this place

Musicians

* Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

* Gangubai Hangal

* Mallikarjun Mansoor

* Kumar Gandharva

* Basavraj Rajguru

* Madhav Gudi

* Vasant Kanakapur

* Sangeeta Katti

* Jayateerth V Mevundi

* Praveen godkhindi

* Ventatesh godkhindi Poets

* Dr. D R Bendre

* Dr. V G Gokak

* Chennaveer Kanavi

* Betgeri Krishna Sharma Artists
* Sriranga

* Girish Karnad

* Leena Chandavarkar Writers Shri Alur Venkatgiri Rao

Prof. Bhusnurmath

Shri Patil Puttappa

Shri Shambha Joshi

Dr. K S Narayanachar

Dr. Panchakshari Hiremath

Dr. Shankar Mokashi Punekar

Shri Saali Ramachandra Rayaru

Gangubai Hangal

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.

References :

www.ellakavi.wordpress.com/2007/09/07/dr-gangubai-hangal/

www.nkpost.kar.nic.in/tourismdharwad.htm

www.deccanherald.com/Content/Jun262007/spectrum200706259359.asp

www.living.oneindia.in/celebrity/music/bhimsen-joshi-indian-classical-music.html


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