Bhisham Sahni Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More


Bhisham Sahni

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BIRTHDAY 8 August, 1915
BIRTH PLACE Rawalpindi , Punjab
COUNTRY Pakistan
AGE (2003) 87 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Leo
HEIGHT N/A
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Last Updated on : September 22, 2017

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Bhisham Sahni was 87 years, 11 months & 3 days old age.



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A veteran Hindi Writer, Bhisham Sahni was born on 08-08-1915 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. He was an Indian Writer, Author, Playwright, Film Actor & Activist known for his work in Indian Industry.

Career

Bhisham Sahni has been regarded as one of the most creatively rich writers of his times, He has contributed immensely to the Indian Cinema and Literature. His novel, Tamas (Darkness, Ignorance 1974), is based on the 1947 riots and is considered to be one of most legendary works being produced by him. His writing style is very influential and creatively, which is liked by all the writers and scholars of even today. The novel 'Tamas' got translated into every language possible and hence also got the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1975.
 
He has also written many other popular and prominent Hindi novels of his times. Bhisham Sahni has been a part of many famous plays like Hanush (1977), Kabira khara bazar mein (1981), Madhavi (1982) and Muavze (1993).
 
His writings are said to be deep and pure, which is why he is regarded as few of the noted writers of his times. His contribution to the Indian literature is unexplanatory and his presence can always be seen alive in the works done by him in the Indian Literature.

 

Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 1998 Literature and Education

Death Info

Bhisham Sahni died on 11 July 2003 in Delhi, India at the age of 87.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
11 July, 2003 Delhi India


Family Relatives and Relation

See given below celebrity profiles about Bhisham Sahni's family, relatives;

He was born to Babu Haribansal Sahni & Lakshmi Devi. He has a brother Balraj Sahni who was the famous actor in Bollywood. Film actor Parikshit Sahni (son of Balraj Sahni) is his Nephew.

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Rawalpindi , Punjab
Nationality Pakistani
Religion Islam
Address Rawalpindi , Punjab
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married

Favourites

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place Peaceful Places
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

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