Sir Chandrasekhara Venkat Raman (C.V. Raman), a world-renowned Indian physicist, brought honour to India through his contribution to the field of Physics.
Prof CN Rao got his BSc degree from Mysore University, M.Sc from Purdue. He worked at IISc and later at IIT Kanpur.
Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi was in the Gadag district of Karnataka. He showed signs of being musically inclined from an early age.