May 12, 2013

Rabindranah Tagore with Lady Ranu Mookerjee

Ranu Adhikari (Later Mookerjee), daughter of Phani Bhusan Adhikari, a professor of philosophy of the Banaras Hindu University. Ranu, later Lady Ranu (1907- 2000) was one of the exquisite beauties of her time, one of Rabindranath Tagore's closest associates since her childhood days and later became a great connoissure of art and culture. She established the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata in 1933. She married industrialist Sir Biren Mookerjee in 1925. She had two daughters and one son.

Source: Ei Samay Bangla Newspaper


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