Dr APJ Abdul Kalam passes away: Watch the legend's biography by Mallika Sarabhai Also Read - World Students’ Day 2020: Know the History, Importance and Inspirational Quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Former Indian President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on July 27, 2015, of a heart attack. Also known as Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, he was a scientist with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Dr Kalam was instrumental in many major projects, including India’s nuclear programme. Also Read - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's 3rd Death Anniversary: 10 Quotes to Live by From The People's President

The Bharat Ratna awardee served as the 11th President of India, from 2002 to 2007. A favourite with children, especially for his books and speeches, he collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong. He had written many books and was an inspirational figure for the entire country. Also Read - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary Special: Inspirational & Thoughtful Quotes on Life & Dreams By The Missile Man

Rest in peace, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam! We share a special video of his biography by artiste Mallika Sarabhai. Watch it here.