Renowned Poet Gopal Das Neeraj Passed away

Posted on:20 Jul 2018 11:10:21
 Renowned Poet Gopal Das Neeraj Passed away
20 July 2018 Current Affairs: Hindi poet Gopal Das Neeraj passed away in New Delhi due to a prolonged illness. He was 94. 

His poetic works include Asawari, Lahar Pukare and Paran Geet.

He was Born in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh and he created a name for his lyrics for films like Prem Pujari, Tere Mere Sapne, Chanda Aur Bijli and Sharmili.

He won 3 Filmfare awards and penned some of the all-time hits like Likhe jo khat tujhe.

He was conferred with Padma Shri in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 2007.

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