1915 – Born Ramchandra Barayanji Dwivedi into a middle-class Brahmin family in the small central Indian town of Badnagar, in Madhya Pradesh state.
1939 – Graduating from Lucknow University, he decided to join a teacher’s course and teaching.
1960 – The popularity of his songs was on the wane and film producers who were looking for western music and fast numbers avoided him.
1961 – Best film lyricist.
– Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
1962 – He heard about Param Vir Major Shaitan Singh Bhaati.
1975 – He continued to show his brilliance, when the movie Jai Santoshi Maa was released.
1993 – The national integration award.
1998 – Died at the age of 83 in Mumbai on the 11th of December.