Harindranath was born on 2nd April, 1898 in Hyderabad. He did his schooling from Hyderabad and higher studies from University of Cambridge. He was a versatile genius in the truest sense of the term. He was a scientist, educationist, poet, actor, painter,and a journalist at the same time. He was the elected member of Loksabha and Rajyasabha. Not only that, he was a patriot who was involved in India’s freedom struggle . Sarojini Naidu was his sister. He was married to actress Kamala Devi. He made his debut in Satyajit Ray’s Goopi Byen bagha Byen. He had also worked in Satyajit Ray’s film Simabadho and Sonar Kella. He had acted in many Hindi Movies. He had directed a Hindi Film name “Azad”. He had received the much coveted Padma Bhushan. He passed away on 23rd June, 1990.
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