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Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907–2003)


Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Indian Hindi-language poet and writer of the Nayi Kavita literary movement of early 20th century Hindi literature. He was born in a Hindu Srivastava Kayastha family, in Babupatti village in the Pratapgarh district, in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, in British India. Bachchan is famously known for his early ... See full bio »

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Known For

Alaap Music Department
(1977)
Badnam Basti Music Department
(1971)
Silsila Soundtrack
(1981)

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 1977 Alaap (lyricist)
 1971 Badnam Basti (playback singer)
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 1981 Silsila (lyrics: "Rang Barse")
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 1990 Agneepath (grateful thanks: for his poem "Agneepath" - as Dr. H.R. Bachchan)
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Was the first Indian to do a Ph.D in English from Cambridge University. See more »

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