Khalil Dhantejebi. Wikimedia Commons / Sanjay Vaidya
Vadodara: The famous Gujarati poet and Ghazal According to his relatives, Khalil Dhantejvi died in Vhodara in April. He was 82 years old.
Khalil Ismail was born this poet, but ‘Dhantejabi’ Bodhoday took the name of his Dhantej village, wrote many poems and Ghazal, And it was a much awaited personality Mushaira. He made such headlines Bella, Always, Step, And Gifts His achievement.
He started His profession He has also worked as a journalist and for writing and directing some films Indian Express.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet, “Famous Gujarati poets, writers and Ghazal Khalil Dhantejebi. His contribution in making Gujarat will always be remembered Ghazal Ridiculous. Sympathy to family members and their fans. “
He could not go to school outside the fourth grade due to the deteriorating financial situation of the family. In 2012, he pledged to sponsor the education of disadvantaged children in his village and raised Rs 1.5 lakh through grants and his own funds, Good report India time.
She was Recipient of the award Such as Wall Gujarat Ghazal Award, Kalapi Award and Narsingh Mehta Award.
With input from Press Trust of India