From Dev Anand’s Prem Pujari to Madan Sehgal’s Kanyadaan, poet and lyricist Neeraj wove his magic in a raft of films. Aye Bhai Zara Dekh Ke Chalo is a song whose lyrics encapsulate the essence of life and tell the listener how to live a life beset with continuous challenges.
Gopaldas Neeraj (popularly known as Neeraj; 4 January 1925 – 19 July 2018) was an Indian poet and author of Hindi literature. He was also a poet of Hindi Kavi sammelan. He was born in the village of Puravali, near Mahewa in Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh, India on 4 January 1925. He wrote under the pen name “Neeraj”. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 2007.
Rajesh Thakur is talking about life journey of “Neeraj” on his Radio Classic Show.