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Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Indian Hindi poet, Father of Amitabh Bachchan (1907-2003)

1907   -   2003

country of citizenship: British India, India
language of expression: Hindi
educated at: St Catharine's College, Cambridge
occupation: poet, writer, politician
award received: Padma Bhushan, Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi, Saraswati Samman
position held: Member of Rajya Sabha

Harivansh Rai Bachchan (né Srivastava; 27 November 1907 - 18 January 2003) was an Indian poet of the Nayi Kavita literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature. 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 Ajitabh Bachchan, and grandfather of Abhishek Bachchan. In 1976, he received the Padma Bhushan for his service to Hindi literature.
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हरिवंश राय बच्चन द्वारा रचित कविता–संग्रह

author: Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Madhuśālā [WORK]

written book by Baccana

author: Harivansh Rai Bachchan

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