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Google salutes Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram

Google salutes Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram

Google on Saturday celebrated the 116th birth anniversary of renowned Indian filmmaker, actor and writer Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, famed as ‘V. Shantaram’, alias Annasaeb. A colourful doodle depicts Shantaram’s pensive profile, with an iconic old movie camera of the early filmmaking era, stills from a Marathi film, and his two later blockbusters, “Do Aankhen Bara

Google honours India’s 1st woman lawyer with doodle

Mumbai, Nov 15, Google on Wednesday honoured Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman lawyer, on her 151st birth anniversary with a doodle. Cornelia Sorabji was born to Parsi priest Sorabji Karsedji and Francina Ford on November 15 in 1866 in Nashik’s Deolali in Maharashtra (Bombay Presidency). She was one of nine siblings, but Sorabji went on

Gazal singer Begum Akhtar birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Begum Akhtar on her birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Begum Akhtar on her birth

Gazal singer Begum Akhtar birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Begum Akhtar on her birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Gazal singer Begum Akhtar birth anniversary. Google marked the 103rd birth anniversary of well-known singer ‘Mallika-e-Ghaza’ Begum Akhtar with a Doodle today.   The doodle depicts her playing the sitar with fans admiring and applauding her work.Akhtari Bai Faizabadi, also known as Begum Akhtar, was a well known Indian singer of

Google marks Teacher`s Day with its doodle

Google marks Teacher`s Day with its doodle. Google Doodle has turned its logo into a colourful virtual classroom to celebrate Teacher’s Day today. The ‘g’ in the centre of the Google logo appears to be a teacher while the other alphabets look like attentive students. In the background, there’s a slideshow of different subjects such

Google pays tribute to Hip Hop’s history with latest Doodle

Forty-four years ago today DJ Kool Herc threw a party in the Bronx and decided he wanted to change up the sound. He played only the instrumental sections or “breaks” from full songs and had his friend Coke La Rock hype the crowd through the mic. The partygoers went nuts and modern day hip-hop was

Google celebrates Nutan's 81st birthday with a doodle

Google celebrates Nutan’s 81st birthday with a doodle

Google celebrates Nutan’s 81st birthday with a doodle . With the 81st birth anniversary of Bollywood’s famous actress Nutan, along with her  admirers, Google too has given  tribute to the actress through a special doddle.Nutan has given a different platform in Bollywood with her emotional acts. She has worked in dozens of hit movies such

Google doodle for 115th anniversary of the Antikythera Mechanism's discovery

Google doodle for 115th anniversary of the Antikythera Mechanism’s discovery

Google today celebrates Antikythera mechanism’s 115 years through its doodle, To invent discovery of the world’s first known analogue computer.The doodle shows how a forgotten piece of computer history can help us know more what our predecessors made. From the quality and complexity of the mechanism’s manufacture, it suggests that it was made during the

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Google Doodle honours inventor of worldwide standard time

New Delhi:  Google has honoured Sandford Fleming, a Canadian inventor and engineer of Scottish birth known for his invention of worldwide standard time, with a Doodle. “Today’s Doodle reflects Fleming’s legacy on this, the 190th anniversary of his birth,” Google said in a statement on Saturday. It is widely believed that Fleming missing a train

Google remembers “Little Women” Alcott with doodle

New Delhi: Google Doodle pays tribute to “Little Women” creator Louisa May Alcott to mark her 184th birthday. The doodle shows the creations of Alcott — Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy and Jo’s best friend Laurie, their neighbour in a scene from the “Little Women” which is considered as Alcott’s semi-autobiographical. The novel was very well

Google’s doodle honours R.D. Burman on 77th birth anniversary

Mumbai: Google on Monday stole the hearts of music lovers by honouring legendary Bollywood music composer Rahul Dev Burman with a doodle on his 77th birth anniverary. Born in Kolkata on June 27, 1939, Burman had died at the prime of his career in Mumbai on January 4, 1994, aged 54. Famous for a variety

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Google celebrates R D Burman’s 77th birthday with doodle

New Delhi: On the 77th birth anniversary of Bollywood’s legendary music director and composer R D Burman fondly known as Pancham Da, Google has dedicated a doodle in his honour on its home page Portrayed wearing a reddish kurta with a stole around his neck, the bespectacled composer is shown smiling against a colourful background