Pandit Birju Maharaj Died: Pandit Birju Maharaj dies at the age of 83, wave of mourning in Bollywood


Mumbai. India’s famous Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away at the age of 83, causing a wave of mourning everywhere. The family members of Birju Maharaj have given this information through a social media post.

According to the report, Pandit Birju Maharaj Died suddenly fell ill late last night, after which he was taken to the hospital in Saket where doctors declared him brought dead. At the same time, his family told that a few days ago, Maharaj was suffering from a disease whose treatment was going on, but his sudden departure did not think that.

Pandit Birju Maharaj was born on February 4, 1938 in Lucknow. His full name is ‘Pandit Brijmohan Mishra’. (Pandit Brij Mohan Mishra). His father’s name is Jagannath Maharaj, who was also a well known Kathak dancer. Birju Maharaj was earlier named Dukhharan. Let me tell you, on the day Birju Maharaj was born, only he was born as a boy in that hospital and all the rest were girls, due to which he was named Brijmohan. Start saying ‘Birju’ and ‘Birju Maharaj’ and by this name he achieved success in his life.

Let us tell you, Pandit Birju Maharaj has choreographed dance in many Bollywood films including films like Umrao Jaan, Bajirao Mastani. Not only this, he was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1983 and along with this he was also awarded the National Film Award in 2012 for his dance choreography in the film. At the same time, after this news, there is a wave of mourning in the entire Bollywood and many stars have paid tribute to him. Shortly before, Bollywood’s famous singer Adnan Sami has shared a post paying tribute. At the same time, his departure is a great loss.

first published:Jan. 17, 2022, 8:30 a.m.

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