Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Indian Hindi poet, Father of Amitabh Bachchan

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1907

Place of Birth: Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Date of Death: 18-Jan-2003

Profession: writer, poet, politician

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Harivansh Rai Bachchan

  • Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Indian poet of the Nayi Kavita literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature.
  • Born in an Awadhi Indian Hindu family of the Srivastava clan of the Kayastha caste, in the village of Babupatti, in the district of Pratapgarh, in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh in British India, he was also a poet of the Hindi Kavi Sammelan.
  • He is best known for his early work Madhushala (???????).
  • He is also the husband of social activist, Teji Bachchan, father of Amitabh Bachchan and grandfather of Abhishek Bachchan.
  • In 1976, he received the Padma Bhushan for his service to Hindi literature.

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