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Hindi and Urdu writer Reoti Saran Sharma passes away

Sep 24, 2016 08:34 IST

Reoti Saran Sharma, the renowned Hindi and Urdu writer, playwright and television personality, died in New Delhi on 23 September 2016. He was 92 years.

He was a Pioneer in radio plays in All India Radio and was conferred with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for 2007 for his contribution to theatre (dramatic literature and performance).

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Reoti Saran Sharma

• He penned memorable television serials like Phir Wahi Talaash, Adhikaar, Aur Bhi Gam Hain Zamane Mein, Lena-Dena and The Great Maratha.

• He wrote more than 150 radio plays at the All India Radio, some of which were translated into regional languages.

• Some plays written by him included Na Dharam Na Iman, Deepshika and Andehere ka Beta.

• He was awarded Sahitya Kala Parishad and Ghalib Award.

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