No photo available. Represent Munshi Premchand? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 40,080 this week

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 »


(age 56) in India

IMDb's 'X-Men' Guide

Join the evolution! Get ready for X-Men: Apocalypse with IMDb's X-Men Guide. Check out our X-Men galleries, videos, polls, and more!

View the X-Men Guide

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 114 people
created 11 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Munshi Premchand's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (11 credits)
 2010 Gulli Danda (Short) (story)
 2009 Munshi Premchand's Guldasta (TV Mini-Series documentary) (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)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:


Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My life is simple and rough.


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



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Munshi Premchand on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page