Harivansh Rai Bachchan (27 November 1907 – 18 January 2003 / Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh / British India)
Harivansh Rai Shrivastav alias Bachchan (Hindi: हरिवंश राय बच्चन, Bengali: হরিবংশ রায় বচ্চন ) was a noted Indian poet of Chhayavaad literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature. He was also a famous poet of the Hindi Kavi Sammelan. He is best known for his early work Madhushala (मधुशाला). He is also the father of Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan.
Personal Life and Education
Born in a Srivastava Kayastha family, in the village of Babupatti (Raniganj) in the district of Pratapgarh, U.P. near Allahabad in the United Provinces (modern Uttar Pradesh) he was the eldest son of Pratap Narayan Shrivastav and Saraswati Devi. He was ... more »
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- Andhere Kaa Deepak
- Din Jaldi - Jaldi Dhalta Hai!
- Hai Andheri Raat Par Diva Jalana Kab Man...
- Is Par Us Par
- Jiban Ki Apadapi Mein
- Kabi Ko Bashona
- Kahte Hain Taare Gaate Hain
- Kis Kar Mei Yah Bina Dhar Du
- Ksana Bhar Ko Kyo Pyar Kiya Tha?
- Lo Din Bitaa, Lo Raat Gayi
- Mujhe Pukaar Lo