Ashok Chakradhar

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Ashok Chakradhar (born February 8, 1951) is a Hindi author and poet. He also remained professor in Hindi literature at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi. He specializes in satire and comedy. He is also a recites his poetry at Kavi sammelan-style, poetry gatherings.

He was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India in 2014.

Early life and background[edit]

He was born at Aheerpada Khurja, Bulandshahar

Career[edit]

He was a professor and in Hindi Department at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi.

Ashok Chakradhar has won many prestigious national awards for literature.[1] He has been actively associated with radio and television and has scripted a number of dramas, satires and poems for children. He has appeared in some television soaps like "Chhoti Si Asha" with Sandhya Mridul on Sony TV and has hosted the] show "Wah Wah!!" for SAB TV. He has also acted in various television serials.

He has taken voluntary retirement from Jamia Milia Islamia in 2004.

Personal life[edit]

He is related to Kaka Hathrasi as he is married to Kaka's niece, Ms Bageshri.

Published works[edit]

Drama[edit]

'Rang Jamaa Lo', 'Bitiyaa Kee Sisakee', 'Bandariyaa Chalee Sasuraal', ‘Jab Rahaa na koee Chaaraa’, ‘Jaane kyaa Tapake’.

Children's literature[edit]

'koel Kaa Sitaar', 'Snehaa Kaa Sapnaa', 'Heeron Kee Choree', 'Ek Bagiyaa Main'

Adult educational literature[edit]

'Naee Dagar', 'Apaahij Kaun', 'Hamane Muhim Chalaaee', 'Bhaee Bhaut Achchhe', 'Badal Jaayengee Rekhaa', 'Taaumra Kaa Aaraam', 'Gharhe Oopar Handiyaa' 'To Kyaa Hotaa Jee', 'Aise Hotee Hai Shaadee', 'Rotee Ye Dhartee Dekho', 'Kab Talak Sahtee Rahen', 'Apnaa Haq Apnee Zameen', 'Kahaanee Jo Aankhon Se Bahee', 'Aur Police Par Bhee', 'Mazdooree Kee Raah', 'Jugat Karo Jeene Kee', 'Aur Kitne Din', Novel Manautee

Literary criticism[edit]

  • 'Muktibodh Kee Kaavya Prakriyaa', 'Chaayaa Ke Baad', 'Muktibodh Kee Kavitaaee', 'Muktibodh Kee Samikshaaee'
  • Screen Play(Patakathaa): 'Gulaabri', 'Bol-Basanto',
  • Translation:'Itihaas Kya Hai' ('What is History' by E.H. Carr), ‘Goongee Abhivyaktiyaan’ (Long Poem by Dr. L. N. Mishra)
  • Editing: 'Sammelan Samaachaar Samagra’, VII Vishva Hindi Sammelan, Suriname

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List show at personal website
  2. ^ "Padma Awards Announced". Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 

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