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Ankit Trivedi (Gujarati: અંકિત ત્રિવેદી, born 9 March 1981) is a Gujarati language poet, writer, columnist, and emcee from Gujarat, India.[1] His significant works include Gazal Purvak (collection of ghazal) and Geet Purvak (collection of geet). The Indian National Theater in Mumbai awarded him the 2008 Shayda Award for his contribution to Gujarati ghazal. He has received the Takhtasinh Parmar Prize literary award, Yuva Gaurav Puraskar award,[2] and the Yuva Puraskar award.[3] He edited Gazalvishwa, a Gujarati ghazal poetry journal, from 2006 to 2007.

Ankit Trivedi
at Gujarati Literature Festival, 2016
at Gujarati Literature Festival, 2016
Native name
અંકિત અમરીષકુમાર ત્રિવેદી
BornAnkit Amarishkumr Trivedi
(1981-03-09) 9 March 1981 (age 38)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Occupationpoet, writer, emcee, columnist
LanguageGujarati
NationalityIndian people
EducationBachelor of Commerce
Alma materGujarat University
Genresghazal, geet
Notable works
  • Gazal Purvak (2006)
  • Geet Purvak
Notable awards
Spouse
Bhumika Trivedi (m. 2010)
ChildrenMitra (daughter)

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Early lifeEdit

Trivedi was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Amarishkumar and Jayshribahen. He took his schooling at Ahmedabad and completed a Bachelor of Commerce from Gujarat University.[4]

Trivedi married Bhumika Trivedi on 12 December 2010. They have a daughter named Mitra.[5]

WorksEdit

 
Harsh Chhaya, Ankit Trivedi and Abhishek Jain at GLF - 2016

Trivedi published his first anthology Gazal Purvak, a collection of ghazal, in 2006, followed by Geet Purvak. He published Maitrivishwa in 2006 which is a collection of essays written by him.[4]

CompilationEdit

  • Avinashi Avinash
  • Mahendi Na Paan
  • Masoom Hawa Na Misra (collection of the ghazal of new generation)
  • Missing Bakshi
  • Kahevat Vishwa
  • Sambhare Re, Balpan Na Sambharna (2011)
  • Jivan Na Hakarno Photograph (2014)
  • Sol Varas Ni Mosam (2014) (compilation of poems in Gujarati)
  • Close Up Nu Smile Please[4]

PlayEdit

  • Varsad Bhinjve
  • Parpotana Gharma
  • Urmila (Ekokti)
  • Baa Ne Gher Baabo Aavyo
  • Madhapar Ladies Special
  • Aa Kokilanu Kain Karo[6]

FilmographyEdit

Trivedi worked as a screenwriter on the 2017 Gujarati comedy film, Carry On Kesar.[7]

RecognitionEdit

Trivedi was awarded the Takhtasinh Parmar Prize (2006–07) and the Yuva Puraskar in 2016 for his book Gazal Purvak.[8] In 2008, he won the Shayda Award from the Indian National Theater, Mumbai. His collection of geet, Geet Purvak, was awarded the Bhanuprasad Pandya Prize (2010–11). For his poetry, he received the Yuva Gaurav Puraskar award (2011)[2] and for his contribution to Gujarati literature, the Harindra Dave Memorial Award (2011).[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ahmedabad's renowned young poet Ankit Trivedi unveils songs' compilation book in the city". The Times of India. 27 September 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Yuva Gaurav prize to 30-year-old poet". The Times of India. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  3. ^ "..:: SAHITYA Akademi". Yuva Puraskar ::.. Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b c Shukla, Kirit (2008). Gujarati Sahityakosh. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Sahitya Akademi. p. 175. ISBN 9789383317028.
  5. ^ Sharma, Radheshyam (2016). Saksharno Sakshatkar (Question-based Interviews with biographical literary sketches). Vol. 23. Ahmedabad: Rannade Prakashan. p. 312.
  6. ^ Trivedi, Ankit (2014). Jivan Na Hakarno Photograph. Ahmedabad: Navbharat Sahitya Mandir. pp. 130–131. ISBN 978-81-8440-796-9.
  7. ^ Jambhekar, Shruti (17 February 2017). "Carry On Kesar Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  8. ^ "અંકિત ત્રિવેદી અને પુષ્પા અંતાણીને દિલ્હી સાહિત્ય અકાદમીના પુરસ્કાર". Navgujaratsamay. (in Gujarati). 18 June 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  9. ^ DeshGujarat (2 October 2012). "Bhagwati Kumar Sharma, Ankit Trivedi receive Harindra Dave award". DeshGujarat. Retrieved 18 May 2016.

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