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Pradeep (Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi)

Born: 1915? AD
Died: 1998 AD.

Nationality: Indian
Categories: Poets, Songwriter


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.


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