Sunday, February 18, 2018

Kazi Nazrul Islam

Born                : 24 May 1899, Churulia, Burdwan District, West Bangla, India

Occupation  : Poet, Novelist, Song composer, Playwright, political activist

Language      : Bangla, Hindi, Persian, Arabic

Nationality    : Indian (24.05.1899–29.08.1976), Bangladeshi (1976)

Notable works : Notuner Gaan, Bidrohi, Pralayollas, Dhumketu, Agniveena, Bandhan Hara, Nazrul Geeti

Awards            : Independence Day Award (1977) Ekushey Padak (1976) Padma Bhushan (1960)

Parents             : Kazi Faqeer Ahmed and Zahida Khatun

Spouse             : Pramila Devi (1924–1962)

Children           : 3 Sons

Died                 : 29 August 1976 (aged 77), Dhaka, Bangladesh

He is buried on the grounds of the Central Mosque of Dhaka University.