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Munshi Premchand (1880–1936)

He is one of the greatest Hindi writers. His stories gives the correct picture of village realities. He used his stories to great effect for social reforms. He married a child widow Shivarani Devi when widow marriages were considered as a sin in Indian society. He also wrote varios novels voicing for these social reforms. Early in his career he ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 56) in India

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Filmography

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 2010 Gulli Danda (Short) (story)
 1995 Panch Parmeshwar (TV Movie) (story)
 1981 Deliverance (TV Movie) (story)
 1977 Godhuli (novel)
 1977 The Marginal Ones (novel)
 1977 The Chess Players (story - as Premchand)
 1966 Gaban (novel)
 1963 Godaan (story)
 1938 Seva Sadan (novel "Bazaar-e-Husn")
 1934 Mazdoor (novel)
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Personal Quote:

My life is simple and rough.

Trivia:

Worked with film director Himanshu Rai of Bombay Talkies; one of the founders of Bollywood.

Nickname:

Nawab

Star Sign:

Leo

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