Soumitra Chattopadhyaya, Actor, dramatist
Soumitra Chatterjee ( Shoumitro Chôṭṭopaddhae; born 19 January 1935) is an iconic Bengali actor from India, known among other things for his frequent collaborations with the great Bengali film director Satyajit Ray and his constant comparison with the Bengali screen idol Uttam Kumar.
Soumitra graduated from the
University of Calcutta with honours in Bengali
literature. He has lived for a number of years in
Dr. Sudhir Chakraborty, Educationist & Essayist
He was a son of Soil. He was a great educationist and was professor of West Bengal Education Service. He has performed research work on “Baul and Fakir”. He famous books are
Gavir Nirjan Pathe(Bengali),
Nirjan Ekaker Gan Rabindra Sangeet (Bengali),
Akkhaner Khoje (Bengali).
Goutam Pal, Sculptor
Gautam Pal was born in a traditional family of modelers of Krishnagar (a tiny town in West Bengal) in the year 1949. During his study in college with Physics he made portrait sculptures under the guidance of his father Sculptor K.C.Paul.
After completing his graduation inspired by his mother Mrs. Rekha
Paul he joined the Government College of Art and Craft, in Kolkata and
worked under Principal C.Kar and Professor Sunil
Paul. He was admitted directly to the 3rd year and in 1972 he completed
his Diploma from the
joined the Academia di Belle Arti
di Brera in Milan in
Italy and completed Diploma in 1974 working under Professor Luciano
Minguzzi.In 1974 he returned to his native land and
opened a studio of his own, naming, Studio Di Scultura
and also worked with his father.In 1979 he again
visited Italy and France to see the works of the museums. He presented a bronze
bust of Pope John Paul (IV) and a pencil drawing of Pope John Paul to the Pope
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Athlete
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar (:জ্যোতির্ময়ী সিকদার) is a Member of Parliament, India representing Krishnagar (Lok Sabha constituency) of West Bengal in the 14th Lok Sabha. She is affiliated to the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She was an athlete and won the Bronze medals in 800 m and 1500 m events in the 1998 Asian Games. She is a recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 1998-1999. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2003. In August 2004, she was in the news when her husband was arrested on charges of running a sex racket in Kolkata.
Soma Biswas, Athlete
Soma Biswas (born 16 May 1978 in Ranaghat) is an athlete who lives in Kolkata, India and who specialises in the heptathlon. She rose to fame when she won the silver medal in 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea. She won another silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha. She managed to win the 110m hurdles, the 200m and the 800m during that heptathlon. Biswas worked with Kuntal Rai and several foreign coaches.
Jhulan Goswami, Cricketer
Jhulan Goswami (born 25 November 1983, Nadia, Bengal, India) is an all round cricketer who plays for the India national women's cricket team, Bengal Women, East Zone Women as well as the Asia Women XI women's cricket team. She is currently the Indian Women's cricket team captain. On 1 February 2009, she was appointed to lead the team for the upcoming world cup.
integral part of the team, Jhulan is noted for both
her batting and bowling (right arm medium) capabilities. She has a Test bowling
average of less than 20. In the 2006-07 season she guided the Indian team to
first test series win in
She won the ICC Women's Player of the Year 2007.
Basanta Singha Roy, Climbed Mt Everest
Shri Basanta Sinha is the son of Nadia a an famous mountaineer who has Climbed Mt Everest. He has hoisted National Flag of India on peak in 2010. He has a special attraction to Hill and participated in many camp. He is also Associated with MAK(Mountaineer Association of Krishnagra) to train the organize camp for hildren of Nadia.