Prominent poet and lyricist of Hindi language Gopaldas Neeraj passed away on 19 July 2018.
He was 93 years old and was battling Chest infection.
He was getting treatment in AIIMS New Delhi.
He had received Padmashri in 1991, Yash Bharti in 1994 and Padma Bhushan in the year 2007.
He had also received the Filmfare Award three times.