Gopal Das Neeraj Wiki/Biography
Gopal Das Neeraj was born on 4th January 1925 in Puravali, Uttar Pradesh, British India. His age was 93 years before dying. His real name Gopal Das Saxena and wrote under the pen name “Neeraj“.
He was awarded Padma Shri in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 2007.
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Gopal Das Neeraj Career
He was a famous poet of Hindi Kavi sammelan. His style is easy to understand and considered to be high quality Hindi literature. Besides writing, he earned his living teaching in a college and was a Professor of Hindi Literature in Dharma Samaj College, Aligarh. Several of his poems and songs have been used in Hindi movies and are considered famous.
He wrote songs for several Hindi Movies and attained a unique position as a songwriter who wrote with equal facility in both Hindi and Urdu.
Neeraj was the chancellor of Mangalayatan University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.On 18th July 2018 poet Gopaldas Neeraj died. He was 93 year old when he died. He was admitted to AIIMS due to lung infection.
Gopal Das Neeraj Death Cause
According to media reports he was admitted to AIIMSafter having a fall at home in Agra. He had serious head injury. His old body was not responding to the treatment. On 18th July 2018,
Gopal Das Neeraj Awards
Kavi Neeraj was awarded Padma Sri in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 2007. He was also known for writing many beautiful songs for Shankar Jaikishan and S. D. Burman. In an Interview Kavi Neeraj said that “The death of S. D. Barman had virtually ended his filmy career as he was not comfortable with other music directors, including R. D. Barman.”
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