By introducing modern plays and films to rural folk in southern India, K. V. SUBBANNA is making a powerful case for the universality of art
Awardees who worked in India
An Indian Carnatic vocalist who was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour
A cytogeneticist from India who made major advances in breeding sturdier, more productive and better quality plant types
A senior Indian journalist who was editor of leading newspapers The Hindustan Times and The Indian Express
An Indian activist who has tirelessly worked in eradicating the degrading practice of manual scavenging among India's untouchables, the dalits.