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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 »

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(age 56) in India

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Known For

Shatranj Ke Khilari
(1977)
Sadgati
Sadgati Writer
(1981)
Oka Oori Katha
(1977)
Godhuli
Godhuli Writer
(1977)

Filmography

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 2010 Gulli Danda (Short) (story)
 2009 Munshi Premchand's Guldasta (TV Mini-Series documentary) (story)
 1995 Panch Parmeshwar (TV Movie) (story)
 1981 Sadgati (TV Movie) (story)
 1977 Godhuli (novel)
 1977 Oka Oori Katha (novel)
 1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari (story - as Premchand)
 1966 Gaban (novel)
 1963 Godaan (story)
 1959 Heera Moti (author - as Munshi Prem Chand)
 1938 Seva Sadan (novel "Bazaar-e-Husn")
 1934 Mazdoor (novel)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Munshi Prem Chand | Premchand
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Did You Know?

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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