Bhisham Sahni bio

Birth Name: Bhisham Sahni

Occupation: Screenwriter

Place Of Birth: India

Date Of Birth: August 8, 1915

Date Of Death: July 11, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Indian

Bhisham Sahni was born on the 8th of August, 1915. She was best known for being a Screenwriter. Best remembered for his historical novel-turned-screenplay, Tamas, this 20th-century Indian author also wrote several plays (including Madhavi and Hanush) and acted in such films as Little Buddha and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer.

Bhisham Sahni was born in India. After studying at Khalsa College, Amritsar, he earned an advanced degree in English from Government College, Lahore. He later taught at Delhi College. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, he lived in Russia and translated works by Tolstoy and other famous Russian writers into the Hindi language.

Bhisham Sahni was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bhisham Sahni is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Bhisham Sahni’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bhisham Sahni’s parents.

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Bhisham Sahni was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Zodiac Sign: Bhisham Sahni was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Bhisham Sahni was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Bhisham Sahni had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Bhisham Sahni’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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