31 Aug 2020

Legend of Bhojpuri Bhikhari Thakur - Bhikhari Thakur Wiki Biography

Legend of Bhojpuri Bhikhari Thakur - Bhikhari Thakur Wiki Biography

Bhikhari Thakur Biography

Bhikari Thakur was an Indian playwright, lyricist, actor, folk dancer, folk singer and social activist in Bhojpuri language popularly known as the "Shakespeare of Bhojpuri" Thakur was born in a barber-family on 18 December 1887 in a village named Kutubpur (Diyara), Saran District, Bihar, India. His father and mother were Dal Singar Thakur and Shivkali Devi respectively. He had a younger brother named Bahor Thakur. He travelled to Kharagpur to earn a livelihood. Here he made money, but was unsatisfied with the job. A Ramlila aficionado, he then travelled to Jagannath Puri as he had heard that the pilgrimage city organises some of the best Ramlila plays. He put together a play group at his native village and began to perform Ramlila, songs recitals and took an interest in social works. He started writing dramas, songs and novels etc. The language of the books was simple and attracted many. The books were published from Varanasi, Chhapra and Howrah. His literary creations includi

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Bhikhari Thakur's Early Life

He was born on 18 December 1887 at the village of Kutubpur in the district of Saran, Bihar. His mother's name was Shivakali Devi and father was Dalsingar Thakur. He belonged to a Nai (barber caste), one of the most backward castes in Indian society. The traditional work of his caste was cutting and trimming hair and assisting brahmins in marriage as well as in death ceremonies. They were also used by dikus (village messengers) to send and distribute ceremonial (in cases of marriages and deaths)

Bhikhari Thakur's Career

Bhikari Thakur is best known for the creation of t

Bhikhari Thakur's Bidesiya Theatre Style and Bidesiya Play

Bidesiya, as a vibrant mode of a regional cultural expression, rugged and unsophisticated in form and rich in variety, is a powerful expression of cultural heritage of weaker section of society. Bhikari Thakur, through his artistic talents and bitter experiences, developed it by picking up elements from Ramlila, Raslila, Birha yatra and other performative elements and moulded it into a totally new and wonderful style known now as bidesiya. Bidesiya means migrated people, who left their home in s

Personal information Bhikhari Thakur(Biodata)

Date of birth18th Dec 1987 12:00:00 AM
Birth Place Kutubpur (Diyara), Saran district, Bihar, India
Wikipedia Page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhikhari_Thakur
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Occupation Play writer, lyricist, actor, singer and folk dancer
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