Dharamvir Bharati

1926 - 1997

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Dharamvir Bharati (25 December 1926 – 4 September 1997) was a renowned Hindi poet, author, playwright and a social thinker of India. He was the chief editor of the popular Hindi weekly magazine Dharmayug, from 1960 till 1987. Bharati was awarded the Padma Shree for literature in 1972 by the Government of India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dharamvir Bharati has received more than 266,336 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Dharamvir Bharati is the 4,741st most popular writer (down from 3,939th in 2019), the 593rd most popular biography from India (down from 455th in 2019) and the 91st most popular Indian Writer.

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Andha Yug
Near and far eastern drama (dramatic works by one author), Drama, Krishna (Hindu deity)
Chander and Sudha


Among writers, Dharamvir Bharati ranks 4,741 out of 7,302Before him are Damon Knight, Hedwig Courths-Mahler, Aaron Sorkin, E. L. James, Hanna Krall, and Jean Cau. After him are José María Heredia y Heredia, Henri Bosco, Jean Tardieu, Val McDermid, Joseph Meyer, and Jacqueline Susann.

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Among people born in 1926, Dharamvir Bharati ranks 329Before him are Kerwin Mathews, Bernard Nathanson, Philippe Chatrier, Enzo Sacchi, Annie Palmen, and Bill Sharman. After him are Walter Sedlmayr, Lou Donaldson, Myung Rye-hyun, Bob Falkenburg, George Robledo, and Betsy Jolas. Among people deceased in 1997, Dharamvir Bharati ranks 217Before him are David Doyle, Ivan Yarygin, Charles Hallahan, Sotiria Bellou, Helene Hanff, and Albín Brunovský. After him are Eddie Chapman, Enrique Peralta Azurdia, Erich Eliskases, Willy den Ouden, Voldemar Väli, and Walter Behrendt.

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In India

Among people born in India, Dharamvir Bharati ranks 593 out of 1,861Before him are Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), BP Koirala (1914), Shudraka (500), George Fernandes (1930), Jaipal Singh Munda (1903), and Mamoni Raisom Goswami (1942). After him are Gopinath Bordoloi (1890), Kamal Haasan (1954), Ela Bhatt (1933), Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (1858), Homai Vyarawalla (1913), and Mukesh (1923).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Dharamvir Bharati ranks 91Before him are Hasrat Mohani (1875), Kamala Surayya (1934), Jayakanthan (1934), Cerverí de Girona (1259), Shudraka (500), and Mamoni Raisom Goswami (1942). After him are Qurratulain Hyder (1927), Suniti Kumar Chatterji (1890), Kedarnath Singh (1934), Swarnakumari Devi (1855), Sahir Ludhianvi (1921), and Pratibha Ray (1944).