Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand (1880-1936) is a Bollywood Writer, , Music Director known for the movies Sher Dil Aurat(1935), Navjeevan(1935), Seva Sadan(1934)

NameMunshi Premchand (मुंशी प्रेमचंद)
TitlesEmperor among Novelists, Upanyas Samrat
Other NamesPrem chand, Munshi Premchand
Date Of Birth31 July 1880
Age(Age at Death: 56 years 2 months 7 days)
Place Of BirthLamhi, North-Western Provinces, British India / Lamahi, a village located near Varanasi (Banaras)
Date Of Death8 October 1936
GrandfatherGur Sahai Lal(village accountant)
FatherAjaib Lal
MotherAnandi Devi
Premchand better known as Munshi Premchand, Munshi being an honorary prefix, was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature.

He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent, and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century.

Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, he began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to "Premchand". A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he has been referred to as the "Upanyas Samrat" by some Hindi writers.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. When he was 7 years old, Premchand began his education at a madarsa in Lalpur, located around 2½ km from Lamahi. Premchand learnt Urdu and Persian from a maulvi in the madarsa.

Munshi Premchand: Filmography (4)

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1935 Navjeevan[]
1935 Sher Dil Aurat[Writer (Lyrics)]
1934 Mazdoor[Writer (story)]
1934 Seva Sadan[Music Director]