Namdeo Dhasal Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Namdeo Dhasal

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BIRTHDAY 15 February, 1949
BIRTH PLACE Pune , Maharashtra
AGE (in 2014) 64 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187.39 lbs
Last Updated on : February 15, 2018

Other Name: Namdeo Laxman Dhasal
More Professions : Writer Activist

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

Namdeo Dhasal was 64 years, 11 months & 0 day old age.

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Namdeo Dhasal was born on 15-02-1949 in Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer & Activist.


Namdeo was very poor during his childhood. He was a Dalit and his family lived in poverty. In the year 1972, he launched the Dalit Panther Movement against the political system prevailing in India. This movement inspired him to write poetries. In the same year, his first collection of poetry was published known as ‘Golpitha’. Soon his hidden talent came into limelight and he wrote several poems such as ‘MoorkhMhataryane’, ‘TujhiLyattaKanchi’, Priyadarshini’ and ‘Erotic Khel’ etc. to name a few.

Namdeo has also published 2 novels and written several proses which include ‘AmbedkariChalwal’, ‘HadkiHadvala’, ‘Buddha Dharma: KahiSheshPrashna’ etc. He is a notable Marathi writer and all his works are written in Marathi. His style of writing is mostly in the form of Dalit literature and there are certain words used in his writings which are spoken and understood by Dalits Most of his writings depict the misery of Dalits and how they are separated from the society.

Namdeo won several awards for his writings and poems such as Maharashtra State Award for Literature, Sahitya Akademi's Golden Life Time Achievement award and the prestigious Padma Shri for his significant contribution to literature.

Death Info

He breathed his last on 15th January 2014. He was suffering from cancer from a long time.
15 January, 2014 Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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. He married Malika Amar Sheikh and the couple has a son from their marriage.

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