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Bihari

Bihari (1595-1664) was a medieval Hindi poet who achieved immortal fame by writing just one book Satasai, which was written in Brijbhasha.   more

Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad (1889-1937) is one of the pioneers of the Chayavad Movement in Hindi Poetry and the 'Period of growth' in the Hindi prose.   more

Kabir

Kabir (1399-1518) was the most important poet of the Nirguna School of the Devotional Poetry.   more

Mahadevi Verma

Mahadevi Verma (1907-87) is regarded as one of the four pillars of the Chayavad movement in modern Hindi poetry.   more

Maithili Sharan Gupt

Maithili Sharan Gupt (1886-1964) is considered as one of the pioneers of 'Khari Boli' poetry.   more

Mohan Rakesh

Mohan Rakesh (1925-72) made significant contribution to Hindi poetry, novel, short story, travelogue, criticism, memoirs and drama.   more

Nirmal Verma

Nirmal Verma (b. 1929) is one of the pioneers of the Nai Kahani movement in Hindi literature.   more

Phanishwar Nath 'Renu'

Phanishwar Nath 'Renu' (1921-1977) was one of the great Hindi novelists of the post-Premchand era.   

Premchand

Munshi Premchand (1880-1936), whose real name was Dhanpat Rai, was the greatest stalwart in the field of Hindi and Urdu fiction.   more

Raghuvir Sahay

Raghuvir Sahay (1929-1990) was a versatile Hindi poet, translator, short-story writer and journalist.   

Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar'

Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' (1908-1974) came into prominence with his nationalist poetry in the pre-Independence days.   more

Sumitranandan Pant

Sumitranandan Pant (1900-1977) was a prolific poet, dramatist and essayist who has 28 published works to his credit   more

Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'

Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (1899-1961) achieved fame as a poet of revolt. Nirala's powerful poetry is reflected in his twelve collections of poetry   more

Tulsidas

Tulsi Das (1532-1623) is the foremost among the Ram Bhakt poets. He depicted Rama as the Ideal Man in his classical works Ramacharitamanasa, Gitavali, Kavitavali and Vinay Patrika.   more

S.H.Vatsyayan

Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana 'Ajneya' (1911-1987) was a pioneer of modern poetry, fiction, criticism and journalism in Hindi.   more

Vishnu Prabhakar

Vishnu Prabhakar (b. 1912) has written several short stories, novels, plays and travelogues in Hindi.   more

Yashpal

Yashpal (1903-1976) was a very renowned fictionist and novelist in Hindi,   more


 

 


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