Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Birth
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Death 18 Jan 2003 (aged 95)
Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
Burial Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
Memorial ID 11845306 · View Source
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Poet, Author. His poetry collection entitled "Madhushala" was published in 1935. He was the first Indian to graduate from Cambridge in the UK and later became a professor of english at the Allahabad University in India from 1941 to 1952. He is also credited with translating the work of Shakespeare into Hindi. Some of his poems are featured in the Bollywood movies "Agneepath" and "Alaap." He is the father of Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11845306
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harivansh Rai Bachchan (27 Nov 1907–18 Jan 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11845306, citing Santa Cruz Cemetery, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India ; Maintained by Find A Grave .