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Actor Irrfan Khan and costume designer Bhanu Athaiya were remembered by the Oscars at the ceremony on Monday.

Irrfan Khan, Bhanu Athaiya, Chadwick Boseman remembered by Oscars. Watch

PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2021 08:52 AM IST
  • The 93rd Academy Awards remembered Indian actor Irrfan Khan and Indian costume designer Bhanu Athaiya at the ceremony on Monday.
Although Chetan Chauhan got the tag of being the first Test player to score 2,000 runs without a century, his worth in those partnerships was invaluable.(HT Archive)
Although Chetan Chauhan got the tag of being the first Test player to score 2,000 runs without a century, his worth in those partnerships was invaluable.(HT Archive)

Chetan Chauhan, a fighter who thrived in pressure

Hindustan Times | By N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:39 AM IST
Chetan Chauhan, who went on to become a cricket administrator and later entered the rough and tumble of Uttar Pradesh politics, would go on to use these facets of his character well even in his “second innings”.
From left: Daughters Sonali, Rupali (holding Prafulla Behera’s photo), Asha, and wife Rita, carrying Payal, who turns one next month.
From left: Daughters Sonali, Rupali (holding Prafulla Behera’s photo), Asha, and wife Rita, carrying Payal, who turns one next month.

Prafulla Behera: He worked to pay off his debts

Hindustan Times, Bhubhaneshwar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 07:20 AM IST
Since early March, the coronavirus disease has claimed over 100,000 lives in India. But they are not anonymous data points; they represent real lives with hopes, dreams and families. HT profiles some such people, famous and regular.
Amreen Zaidi (left), with her teenage daughter Afreen.(Photo by arrangement)
Amreen Zaidi (left), with her teenage daughter Afreen.(Photo by arrangement)

Amreen Zaidi: Her world revolved around her children

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chandan Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 05:50 AM IST
Hours before Amreen Zaidi, 35, a resident of Bareilly, succumbed to complications caused by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on September 26, she spoke to her 13-year-old daughter Afreen.
Rahat Indori was a professor of Urdu literature and a popular contemporary poet.(PTI photo)
Rahat Indori was a professor of Urdu literature and a popular contemporary poet.(PTI photo)

Rahat Indori: Simple verses, deep resonance

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deepanjana Pal
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 05:46 AM IST
For poet, professor and lyricist Rahat Indori, the lockdown felt oppressive. He disliked the solitariness. It wasn’t the kind that inspired an artist, he told friends and family
(From left) Family members Kanishk, Joginder, Arjun, Bunny, Varsha, and Megha flank Reena, who holds up a photograph of Tarawati in their Delhi home.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
(From left) Family members Kanishk, Joginder, Arjun, Bunny, Varsha, and Megha flank Reena, who holds up a photograph of Tarawati in their Delhi home.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)

Tarawati: Unsung hero who risked her life daily

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:06 AM IST
A new sanitation worker has been assigned to the streets of ward number 257 in north-east Delhi’s Vijay Park locality. Tarawati (who only used her first name), the previous worker who cleaned the lanes there for eight years, died of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in June.
Suresh Angadi flanked by daughters, Shraddha (left) and Spoorti.(Photo by arrangement)
Suresh Angadi flanked by daughters, Shraddha (left) and Spoorti.(Photo by arrangement)

Suresh Angadi: Minister with common touch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhary
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 03:52 AM IST
At 65, Suresh Angadi may have been vulnerable to Covid-19, being a senior citizen, but that never stopped him from doing what he loved best — meeting his constituents.
Nagpal married an advocate in Karnal while pursuing her higher studies.(Photo by arrangement)
Nagpal married an advocate in Karnal while pursuing her higher studies.(Photo by arrangement)

Independent woman who forged own path

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 05:32 AM IST
A retired school teacher, a devout follower of Arya Samaj, a Partition refugee, and a feminist, Kaushal Nagpal died of Covid-19 disease in June aged 78. She is survived by two sons and three grandchildren.
Balasubrahmanyam debuted as a playback singer in 1967.(Photo: Instagram)
Balasubrahmanyam debuted as a playback singer in 1967.(Photo: Instagram)

SP Balasubrahmanyam: Prolific voice of Indian melodies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 04:43 PM IST
On August 5, SPB, 74, tested positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to MGM Healthcare in Chennai. His condition deteriorated and he was shifted to the ICU on August 13 and put on a ventilator and an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).
Apart from being an actor and a radical playwright, Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford(Hemant Mishra)
Apart from being an actor and a radical playwright, Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford(Hemant Mishra)

Remembering Girish Karnad: A voice of reason in an unreasonable time

Hindustan Times | By Nandita Puri
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:33 PM IST
A friend reveals the veteran actor’s deepest passions and challenges
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