Fierce and inspiring.
The man who is celebrated nation-wide.
What Shakespeare is to English literature, Munshi Premchand is to Hindi. This extraordinary writer was born in 1880 in a village named Lamhi near Varanasi. His actual name was Dhanpat Rai Srivastava, but he was known pseudonyms like “Nawab Rai” and “Pemchand” (Munshi was an honorary suffix).
India is truly a land of artists, multiple cultures and heritage. The great and profoundly insightful Indian literature, with its illustrious authors, has inspired generations with its expansive body of work.