Jasimuddin

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Birthday
1, 1903
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Mar 13, 1976 (73)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1903
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Mar 13, 1976 (73)

About

Bengali poet, author, songwriter, and folklore enthusiast whose major works include Hashu and Holud Boroni. He earned the nickname of The Rural Poet (Polli Kobi) for his literary emphasis on Bengali folk stories.

Before Fame

He was a graduate of the University of Calcutta. He received his first major literary award -- the Pakistani President's Award for Pride of Performance -- in 1958.

Trivia

He was the 1976 recipient of the Ekushey Padak award.

Family Life

He was raised in the Tambulkhana village in the Faridpur District of Bangladesh. He died in Dhaka at the age of seventy-three.

Associated With

He and Niaz Murshed were both recipients of the prestigious Independence Day Award.