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Phalke, Dhundiraj Govind [known as Dadasaheb Phalke] (1870–1944), film-maker, was born on 30 April 1870 in Tryambakeshwar, near Nasik, Bombay presidency, India, the third son in the family of seven children of Govind Dadashiv (Dajishastri), Sanskrit scholar, and his wife, Dwarkabai. His father, a learned ...

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Shankar, Uday (1900–1977), dancer and choreographer, was born on 8 December 1900 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, the eldest of five surviving sons of Pandit Shyam Shankar, otherwise Shyam Shankar Chowdhury (1876/7–1935), and his wife Hemangini Devi (d. c. 1938). The sitar maestro ...