Chinu Modi was born on September 30, 1939, and died on March 19, 2017.
He was also known by his pen name Irshad.
He was a Gujarati language poet, novelist, short story writer and critic from Gujarat, India.
He studied languages, MOdi taught at various institutions and established himself as a poet and author.
Modi was a recipient of several awards including Sahitya Akademi Award, Vali Gujarati Award and Narsinh Mehta Award.
Chinu married Hansa on 21 June 1958 who died on 2 March 1989.
He died due to organ failure.
Chinu Modi passed away at 78 years old.