Abhinav Gupta was a philosopher, mystic and aesthetician from Kashmir. His mother, Vimala, died when he was just two years old. As a consequence of losing his mother, of whom he reportedly was very attached to, he grew more distant from worldly life and focused all the more on a spiritual endeavor. His birthplace was Kashmir. His family is full of scholars and mystics. Also, he studied all the schools of philosophy and art of his time, under the guidance of as many as 15 teachers and gurus. His father, Narasimha Gupta, after his wife’s death, favored a disciplined lifestyle while raising his three children. He had a cultivated mind and heart "outstandingly adorned with devotion to Mahesvara". His father was his first teacher, who was instructing him in grammar, logic, and literature. He was considered not only an influential musician, but also a poet, dramatist, exegete, theologian, and logician. In his life, he has done thirty-five works, the most popular of which is Tantraloka, an encyclopedic and practical aspect of Trika and Kaula.

Another one of his important contributions was in the field of philosophy of aesthetics with famous Abhinavabharati commentary of Bharata Muni. His thought was highly influenced by Buddhist logic. "Abhinavagupta" was not his original name, rather a title he earned from his master. In his analysis, Jayaratha was Abhinavagupta's good commentator. He is considered a systematiser of the philosophical thoughts. He rebuilt, explained and arranged the philosophical knowledge into a more reasonable form. He is evaluating all the accessible sources of his time, as a modern scientific researcher of Indology. In his family, he had a brother and a sister. The brother, Manoratha, was a well-versed devotee of Shiva. His sister, Amba, devoted herself to worship after the death of her husband, late in life.

Religious works: His better work was Tantraloka, "Lok or Look, here, transliterates to throw Light on Tantra", a synthesis of all the Trika system. Tantrasara ("Essence of Tantra") is a summarized version, in prose, of Tantraloka, which was once more briefed in Tantroccaya, and finally presented, in a summary form under the name of Tantravaṭadhanika – the "Seed of Tantra".

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Hindi Actor

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Born in the year 1960 on 5th of July in Mumbai, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is one of the eminent names in Indian Investor & Trader. He was listed by Forbes at 51th rank in India’s richest in 2014 & ranked 56th in the year 2015. Beside this sector, he has co-produced the movie English Vinglish, a comeback movie of Sridevi after 15 years & his next venture as co-producer includes Ki & Ka, Directed by R.Balki, starring Arjun Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant & manages his money through his firm, Rare Enterprises. He was brought up in Mumbai where his Father was posted as an Income Tax Officer. He graduated from Sydenham College (affiliated to the University of Mumbai) &, later on, he enrolled at the Institute Of Chartered Accountants of India after graduating from Sydenham College, an institute affiliated with the University of Mumbai. He married to Rekha Jhunjhunwala & has three children. He has two siblings Raju Jhunjhunwala, Rajesh Jhunjhunwala. He is the chair person of Aptech Limited & Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. & sits on the board of directors of Indian companies such as Concord Biotech Limited, Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited & various others. There is A famous farce blog called The Secret Journal of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala that entertainingly spoofs the Investor's life. The creators were later uncovered by The Economic Times. Forbes columnist Mark Fidelman and Author and Writer Aditya Magal from India were those two persons.


Asif Khan

Asif Khan is a London based architect. He is popular for his “MegaFaces”. Khan is the first ever architect to bag the 2014 Cannes Lion ‘Grand Prix’ award. He bagged this award for his pavilion that he designed at the famous Sochi Winter Olympics games. His work ‘MegaFaces’ is a giant structure formed by eleven thousand actuators, designed for a Russian telecom operator called “Megafon.” This structure has a specialty. It could transform in three dimensions to recreate the faces of the visitors at that place. ‘MegaFaces’ is the world’s fifth three-dimensional actuated LED screen that acts like one pixel and is controlled to change color or extend up to two meters to form a part of the 3-D shape. Khan confesses that he had made use of Swarovski crystals to recreate an ice-halo effect mostly seen in northern climates. Khan often is recognized as a man with creative ideas that is a mixture of architecture and current technology. He is also the designer in residence for the Design Museum. His pavilion for the Coca-Cola in London 2012 Olympics was also a huge success. Khan also had been shortlisted for ‘Olympicopolis’ at Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This British-born architect’s latest work is about popular culture. This work was inspired from the pin screen of old and the appeal of digital portraiture that has been transformed into a piece of architecture. Khan says that this endeavor of digital platform is a way to express emotion, at the scale of architecture. He is trying very hard to turn the everyday moment into something that is epic and distinct.

Asif Khan Hindi Actor