"jaishankar prasad, a most celebrated personality related to the modern hindi literature and hindi theatre, was born at 30th january in the year 1889 and died at 14th january in the year 1937. he was a great indian poet, novelist and dramatist, born in the simple madheshiya teli vaisya family of the varanasi, up, india. his father (named babu devki prasad, also called as the sunghani sahu) has his own business related to the tobacco dealing.
jaishankar prasad had to face some financial problems in his family as he has lost his father in his young age. because of such financial problems, he could not study further than 8th class. however, he was so keen to know many languages, past histories and hindi literature, that’s why he continued his study at home. as he continued his study, he was influenced much from the vedas which imitated him in the deep philosophical rival.
he has started writing poetry from his very early age. he was also fond of playing chess and doing gardening work at his home. he was interested in the vedas to a great extent which influenced him extremely for writing his own poetry, plays, stories and novels. he has written his first book of poem collections known as the chitraadhar in the braj vernacular of hindi which was widely used in uttar pradesh state at that time. his poems were liked too much by the people as they were heart touching, soft, simple language and emotional.
he had paid much attention towards the language of poems as well as the philosophic content. that’s why he is known as a world-class hindi litterateur, philosopher and great writer. he wrote his poetry in a range of varieties from the romantic to the patriotic. his most prominent patriotic poem of his career is known as the ‘himadri tung shring se’ which he had written before the independence of country from the british.
he spent his middle career of his life by writing the novels, plays and poetries. he got himself exceedingly influenced by the sanskrit and other languages related to the sanskrit. he had written his some of the dramas in the persian and bengali languages."