Born:18 Dec 1887
Died:10 July 1971
- He was an Indian playwright, lyricist, actor, folk dancer, folk singer and social activist in Bhojpuri language popularly known as the “Shakespeare of Bhojpuri”.
- He started writing dramas, songs and novels etc.
- He made money, but was unsatisfied with the job. A Ramlila aficionado, he then travelled to Jagannath Purias he had heard that the pilgrimage city organises some of the best Ramlila plays.
- The language of the books was simple and attracted many. The books were published from Varanasi, Chhapra and Howrah.
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December 18, 2018