Jainendra Kumar

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Jainendra Kumar
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Born(1905-01-02)2 January 1905
Kodiyaganj, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Died24 December 1988(1988-12-24) (aged 83)
LanguageHindi
NationalityIndian
Notable works
  • Parakh
  • Paap Aur Prakash
  • Muktibodh
Notable awardsPadma Bhushan
1971
Sahitya Akademi Fellowship
1979
Sahitya Akademi Award
1966

Jainendra Kumar (2 January 1905 – 24 December 1988), was a Hindi writer of 20th century. He wrote novels including Sunita and Tyagapatra.

He was awarded one of India's highest civil honours Padma Bhushan in 1971.[1] He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1966, for his work Muktibodh (Novelette), and its highest award, the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 1979.[2]


1965 photo-print of an informal gathering of poets/writers at the residence of Zia Fatehabadi.Seen left to right :- Naresh Kumar Shad, Kailash Chander Naaz, Talib Dehalvi, Khushtar Girami, Balraj Hairat, Saghar Nizami, Talib Chakwali, Munavvar Lakhnavi, Malik Ram, Jainendra Kumar, Zia Fatehabadi, Rishi Patialvi, Bahar Burney, Joginder Pal, Unwan Chishti and Krishan Mohan.

Literary works[edit]

  • Suneeta
  • Neelam Desh ki Rajkanya
  • Chidiya Ki Bhachi
  • Ek Raat
  • Vatayan
  • Parakh
  • Ankita
  • Sukhda
  • Kalyani
  • Jayvardhan
  • Dashark
  • Akal Purush Gandhi
  • Premchand: Ek Krati Vyaktitva
  • Sahitya ka Shrey Aur Prey
  • Samay Aur Hum
  • Jeevan Sahitya Aur Paramparayein
  • Gandhi aur Humara Samay Tatha Sanskriti
  • Khel
  • Pajeb
  • Patni
  • Apna Apna Bhagya
  • "Atma Shikshan" (Story)

Translations[edit]

  • Prem Mein Bhagwaan
  • Paap Aur Prakash
  • Yama

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