60 Rare Photos of India That Will Destroy Everything You Knew about The Past Published on: 9/28/2014

60 Rare Photos of India That Will Destroy Everything You Knew about The Past

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These stunning photographs of famous people and places of India revealing the side you have never seen before which will leave you baffled with the eras that have come and gone.
I am sure most of the pictures will surprise and provoke your thoughts to dig up history of great India.

A young AR Rahman with Yesudas

A young AR Rahman with Yesudas

 


Actress Madhubala Photoshoot for LIFE Magazine

Actress Madhubala


A rare photo of APJ Abdul Kalam from his College Days

A rare photo of APJ Abdul Kalam from his College Days


Amitabh Bachchan and his Family � 1970

Amitabh Bachchan and Family - 1970


Bombay in 1950

bombay in 1950


A Rare picture of First President of India Dr. Rajender Prasad

President Rajender Prasad


Rolls Royce Depot � Bombay

Rolls Royce Depot - Bombay


Phoolan Devi � the Bandit Queen of India in the early 1980

Phoolan Devi - the Bandit Queen of India in the early 1980


The first Indian Cricket team tour to England � 1886

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Death of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa with a young Vivekananda ( 4th from left ) Mourning


Ramakrishna Paramahamsa with a young Vivekananda

Rabindranath Tagore With Sir Maurice Gwyer and Dr. S. Radhakrishnan at Sinha Sadan after the Oxford University Convocation on 7 August 1940


rabindranath tagore and radhakrishnan

Young Sachin Tendulkar & Vinod Kambli


Sachin & Kambli 


Pranab Mukharjee three decade ago

pranab mukharjee


Opera house mg road in Bangalore � 1950�s

opera house mg road


Netaji Subash Candra Bose and parents

netaji subash candra bose and parents


Naval Tata, Ratan Tata and Noel Tata

Naval Tata, Ratan Tata and Noel Tata


Mahatma Gandhi�s Last photo

Mahatma Gandhi's Last photo


A Very rare photo of Nathuram Godse, who shot Mahathma Gandhi

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This was the last time when Netaji was caught by Britishers

It was a last time when Netaji wat caught by Britishers


Anna Hazare as an Army man

Anna Hazare as an Army man


A rare photo Indian Cricketers Sachin, Sehwag and Zaheer partying & dancing.

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Chandrashekhar Azad dead body

Chandrashekhar Azad


Indira Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin and Jawaharlal Nehru in B�rgenstock, Switzerland, 1953

Indira-Gandhi-Charlie-Chaplin-and-Jawaharlal-Nehru-in-Bürgenstock-Switzerland-1953


Death sentence judgement poster of bhagat singh, sukhdev, rajguru and others(1930)

Death sentence judgement poster of bhagat singh, sukhdev, rajguru and others(1930)


Indian Wrestler The Great Khali

Indian Wrestler The Great Khali


First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Nehru watching the snake charmer

jacqueline kennedy


Dr. Ambedkar with family of some of his associates

Dr. Ambedkar with family


Kapil dev and Indira Gandhi

kapil dev and indiral gandhi


Kapil Dev, Shah rukh and Sohail Khan playing football

Kapil Dev and shah rukh


Miss Universe Sushmita Sen and Miss World Aishwarya Rai in the 90s

Miss Universe Sushmita Sen and Miss World Aishwarya Rai in the 90s


A photograph depicting the marriage of HH Yuvaraja Sir Sri Kantirava Narasinharaja Wadiyar to HH Yuvrani Kempu Cheluvammanniyavaru Urs in Mysore in 1910

Mysore in 1910 


Ooty in Tamil Nadu � 1880

ooty 1880


Prof. R Narasimhan, Architect of the First Digital Computer in India [Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator-TIFRAC]

Prof. R Narasimhan, Architect of the First Digital Computer in India[Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator-TIFRAC]


An Extremely rare picture of Rabindranath Tagore & Albert Einstein together

Rabindranath Tagore & Albert Einstein


Randhir Kapoor, Raj Kapoor and Rekha (1970)

Randhir Kapoor, Raj Kapoor and Rekha (1970)


Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli while studying in school

Sachin tendulkar With Vinod Kambli


Sarla Thakral was only 21 year old when she became the first Indian woman to earn a pilot license (1936)

Sarla Thakral 


Satyagrahis Demostrating Against British Rule

Satyagrahis Demostrating Against British Rule


Secundrabagh, Lucknow, After the Slaughter of 2,000 Rebels, With the Skeletons Lying Around � 1858

Secundrabagh, Lucknow, After the Slaughter


Shahrukh Khan and Gauri in their young age

Shahrukh Khan and Gauri 


Sir CV Raman explaining raman effect

sir cv raman explaining raman effect 


Sir Mohinder Dhillon, The cockerel-fighter from Punjab who became one of Africa�s greatest cameramen, pictured on the deck of British Navy ship in Kenya, 1967

Sir Mohinder Dhillon


Student of university of Madras (1948) � While studying late night, Students used to tie their hairs to a nail in the wall for keeping themselves awake.

Student of university of Madras


The First Freedom Struggle of India in 1857 � two men hanged by British

The First Freedom Struggle of India in 1857 - two hanged by British 


Indian Cricket Team 1994 having a lighter moment in the dressing room

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A Rare picture at shooting spot of Yash Chopra, Anil Kapoor & Sridevi

Yash Chopra, Anil Kapoor & Sridevi


The late actress Zohra Sehgal at her young acting career

young Zohra Sehgal


Gabbar Singh on Glucose � D biscuit advertisement poster

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Zeenat Aman winning second runner up in the Miss India contest 1970

Zeenat Aman is second runner up in the Miss India contest 1970


Zeenat Aman in Air India Advertisement

zeenathaman air india 


Subash Candhra Bose meeting with Hitler

subash candhra bose and hitler 


Swami Vivekananda and Narasimhacharya (standing) in America. This is one of the first pictures of Swami Vivekananda in America

Swami Vivekananda and Narasimhacharya


Jawaharlal Nehru meeting Albert Einstein at Princeton, USA, 1949

Jawaharlal Nehru meeting Albert Einstein at Princeton, USA, 1949 


MS Dhoni childhood photo

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Dev Anand, Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor in a single photo

Dev Anand, Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor in a single photo


Lady Mountbatten receives a farewell embrace from Governor-General of India C. Rjagopalachari, 1948

lady mountbatten 


Flora Fountain,Bombay 1880

Flora Fountain,Bombay 1880


Seetha Devi � Indian silent film acctress in 1925

seetha devi - 1925 - indian silent film 


Aerial view of Maidan Kolkata 1870

Aerial view of Maidan Kolkata 1870


Finally Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in NCC during his childhood days

Shri Narendra Modi in NCC during his childhood days


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