C.V. Raman (1988-1970) was one of the prominent personalities of the 20th century. His contribution to science influenced the growth of science in India. He discovered that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the light changes in wavelength. It is called the Raman Effect. He also carried out research on the sound of musical instruments, sense of sight and the color of flowers. Raman received the Noble Prize in 1930 for his contribution to physics. He married Lokasundari. He held a government job for ten years. Then Raman held various other prestigious posts. He received many other awards. He founded several institutions and published a journal. C.V. Raman made remarkable contribution in the realm of science.