Awards & Winners

Kavi Pradeep

Date of Birth 06-February-1915
Place of Birth Badnagar
(India, Madhya Pradesh, Ujjain district)
Nationality India
Also know as Ramchandra Baryanji Dwivedi, Late Kavi Pradeep, Mohinder Kapoor, Pradeep, Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi
Profession Poet, Lyricist, Singer, Playback Singer, Film Score Composer
Kavi Pradeep, born Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi, was a renowned Indian poet and songwriter who is best known for his patriotic song Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo written as a tribute to the soldiers who had died defending the country during the Sino-Indian War. His first recognition came for his patriotic lyrics for the film Bandhan. His status as a nationalistic writer got immortalized for writing a daringly patriotic song Door Hato Ae Duniya Walo in India's first golden jubilee hit Kismet because he was forced to go underground to avoid arrest immediately after the film's release that invited the ire of British government. In a career span of five decades, Kavi Pradeep wrote about 1,700 songs and nationalistic poems including the lyrics for some 72 films, including hits like Chal Chal Re Naujawan in film Bandhan and Aao Bachcho Tumhein Dikhayen and De Dee Hame Azaadi Bina Khadag Bina Dhaal in film Jagriti In 1958, HMV, released an album of 13 songs with his lyrics. He was made the Rashtrakavi, and came to be known as, Kavi Pradeep In 1997, he was honoured by India's highest award in Cinema, the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Awards by Kavi Pradeep

Check all the awards nominated and won by Kavi Pradeep.


Dadasaheb Phalke Award
(Awarded as Lyricicst)