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The World Konkani Hall of Fame is a shrine to great Konkani Men and Women who have rendered commendable service aimed at the betterment of the society in various fields such as art, folklore, literature, education, science, technology, banking, politics and administration etc.

The Hall of Fame is established by World Konkani Centre Mangalore which consists of specially commissioned, hand painted portraits of eminent Konkani people. These portraits are aimed at acknowledging their contributions and also to give the generation next a glimpse of the Konkani people who have made valuable contributions to the society. It has become a focal point for Konkani Pride.The shrine has been installed at the Upper floor of the Left wing of World Konkani Centre. The hall of fame is named after Shri Vittal Kini and Smt. Rukmini V. Kini recognising the generous donation made by their earnest Grand Daughter Kum. Dhamya Ramadas Kini for developing World Konkani Hall of Fame.

Vishwa Konkani Keerti Mandir or World Konkani Hall of Fame was inaugurated by Rajdeep Sardesai,Editor-in-Chief of CNN-IBN on March 6, 2010. He unveiled the portrait of his father eminent cricket player and a famous Konkani speaking person, late Dilip Sardesai, at World Konkani Centre. His wife Sagarika Ghosh was the guest of honour on the occasion garlanded the portrait of Dilip Sardesai.[1]

Following Konkani Speaking Personalities are featured in the World Konkani Hall of Fame which is an ever growing section.

Literary Personalities


  1. Yashwant Vithoba Chittal
  2. Gangadhar V. Chittal
  3. Santhosh Kumar Gulwady
  4. Gourish Kaikini
  5. Jayant Kaikini
  6. Padukone Ramananda Rao
  7. Damodar Mavjo
  8. M. Boyer
  9. Balakrishna Dattatray Satoskar Marathi Writer

Research Scholars


  1. Dr. Pandurang S Pissurlenkar
  2. Dr. Anant Priolkar
  3. Manohar Hirba Sardessai Historian
  4. Shripad R. Desai

Public Service/Administration

  1. Benegal Rama Rau
  2. Dayanand S. Nadkarni
  3. Radhabai Subbarayan
  4. R. K. Baliga
  5. Vithal Nagesh Shirodkar
  6. Lila Mulagaokar
  7. Dr. Venkatesh Padurang Kamat
  8. Dr. Sakharam Gopal Gude
  9. Vishwasrao D. Chowgule
  10. Venkatesh Suryarao Sardessai
  11. Air Chief Marshal H. Moolgavkar
  12. Dr J C Almeida IAS officer and former chief secretary of Goa
  13. Julio Francis Ribeiro
  14. General Sunith Francis Rodrigues
  15. Ramnath Kare Industrialist
  16. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
  17. Anil Kakodkar
  18. Pandurang G. Kakodkar Former Chairman, State Bank of India, Economist
  19. Louis Jose D'Souza Cancer Surgeon
  20. Ramakant Khalap
  21. Dr.Ramesh Kamath Former Director in-charge of Planetarium

Freedom Fighters (Indian Independence Movement)

  1. Narayan A. Marathe (Karwarkar)
  2. Achutha Nagappa Kamath , Mysore

Art and Culture

  1. Deenanath Mangeshkar
  2. Lata Mangeshkar
  3. Asha Bhosle
  4. Usha Mangeshkar
  5. Hridayanath Mangeshkar
  6. Meena Mangeshkar
  7. Leena Chandavarkar
  8. Anant Nag
  9. Shankar Nag
  10. Anuradha Paudwal
  11. Deepika Padukone
  12. Varsha Usgaonkar
  13. Eesha Narangnée Koppikar
  14. Amrita Rao
  15. Preetika
  16. Babuti Nayak Hosad
  17. Aditya Kalyanpur
  18. Nityanand Haldipur
  19. Omkarnath Gulwady Tabla Maestro
  20. Suman Kalyanpur Hindustani Vocalist
  21. Chandrabhaga Devi Danseuse
  22. Dinakar Kaikini- High ranking Hindustani vocalist
  23. Devendra Murdeshwar - Flutist and disciple of the flute maestro late Shri Panna Lal Ghosh
  24. Durga Khote Cine Actor
  25. Jitendra Abhisheki Hindustani Vocalist
  26. Maya Rao Kathak Exponent
  27. Kesarbai Kerkar Hindustani Vocalist
  28. Mogubai Kurdikar Hindustani Vocalist
  29. Anjanibai Malpekar Hidustani Vocalist
  30. Laxman P. Pai Artist
  31. Raghuvir Shankar Mulgaokar Painter
  32. Pt. Govindrao Agni Marathi Music Director
  33. Dattaram Narayan Walavalikar Theatre Personality
  34. Ramchandra Pandurang Kamat Sculptor
  35. Malbarao Sardesai Musicologist and tabla maestro
  36. Raghuvir Ramnathkar Music Director
  37. Ratnakant Ramnathkar Music Composer
  38. Prabhakar Karekar Hindustani Vocalist
  39. Shobha Gurtu Hindustani Vocalist
  40. Kishori Amonkar Hindustani Vocalist
  41. Damu Kenkre Theater Personality
  42. Sudha Karmarkar Cine Actress
  43. Prafulla Dahanukar Painter
  44. Vasudeo S. Gaitonde Abstract Artist
  45. Jyotsna Bhole Vocalist
  46. Motiram Gajanan Rangnekar Theater Personality
  47. Ramesh Kamath Konkani Film Director

Sports

Dilip Saradesai

Dilip Sardesai

  1. Prakash Padukone
  2. Arvind Savoor Acclaimed Billiards player
  3. Brahmananda Shankhwalker Football Goalkeeper

External Links

References

  1. http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=73403&n_tit=Mangalore+:+Rajdeep+Sardesai+Unveils+Portrait+of+his+Father+at+World+Konkani+Centre


Ethnic groups, social groups, and tribes of Goa and Konkan region
Saraswats
Daivajnas
Karhades
Konkanasthas
Maratha
Bhandaris
Gomantak Maratha
Vaishya


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