Bharathidasan

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Birthday
29, 1891
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 21, 1964 (72)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
29, 1891
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 21, 1964 (72)

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About

Indian Tamil poet and author whose work addressed social and political themes and popularized the Dravidian (Self-Respect) Movement. His literary works include Thamizhachi Kathi, Kudumba Vilakku, and Saumiyan.

Before Fame

He was a student of Tamil language and literature at College Calve in Pondicherry, India.

Trivia

His play, Amaithi-Oomai (Peace and Dumbness), received the 1946 Golden Parrot Prize.

Family Life

He was born into a wealthy merchant family in Pondicherry, India.

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He and Subramanya Bharathi were both Tamil Indian poets who dealt with socio-political issues in their work.

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