K.P.Saxena is one of the renowned satirists and writers of the city of NAWAB ‘Lucknow,’ His full name is Kalika Prasad Saxena. Earlier He was professor of Botany for few years in the Christian college and after that worked in the Indian Railway and retired as a station master and he was also indulges in writing magazines, newspaper, and channel Doordarshan. Indian government awarded him one of the prestigious awards of India Padma Shri in 2000. K. P. Saxena was born on April 13, 1932, in Bareilly and completed his school and college qualification in Lucknow, but he had the deep interest in writing from childhood, used to write in school time, and his friend and family member praised him, which became his inspiration.

He pursued his career in writing only. He used to write in Hindi, Awadhi, and Urdu, Earlier he wrote only for Lucknow, but his matter was tremandous so that he got an opportunity to work with popular magazines of India. He had cancer and after long suffering, passed away at the age of 81 in Lucknow by Cardiac Arrest on October 31, 2013, His death was a great loss for writing world “An era of satire ended with Saxena.’ He kept the foundation of serial in television industry, firstly he wrote his serial ‘Bibi Nation Wali’ in 1981 for Lucknow Doordarshan. Audiences praised this series and later it was telecast on National Television. In 1982, his another Hindi serial on the subject of bonded labor was telecast weekly on BBC channel. In 1982, his first book published ‘Koi Patthar Se Na Mare’ after that published ‘ Dar Bhat Charge.’ Duster Ki Kahaniyan’ and ‘Parat Dar Parat.’.

Between 2000 to 2013 he was active in Bollywood movies as a screen play and dialogue writer such as ‘ Lagaan’(2000) ‘ Hulchul’(2004) ‘Swadesh’(2005) and so on. He was not only the writer but Satirist as well as Columnist, He was a regular visitor of Hindi Kavi Sammelans and was popular among poets. People used to call him ‘Bestwriter in humor.’ K.P. contributed 50 years to writing and wrote more 17.000 pieces. He introduces unique style called Lakhnavi in the Hindi literature world. His talent and lakhnavi style became very famous at that time. He got credit to promote Lakhnavi books and series worldwide. He used Urdu language while interaction like ‘amma Ayaan’ [hey you], ‘tabiyat ki hai’ (I felt like), ‘Barkhudar’ (son) and so on, which allowed him to adopt different writing skill and made him different from others. He was the eminent writer, wrote several poems such as ‘Bapu he Bandar.’ ‘ Naam,’ ’Bhoot Vallarta.’ and so on.

He wrote stories such as ‘Kis much see’ and Laghukatha such as ‘Aukaat.’ ‘Confused.’ ‘Kissa kidney ka’ and ‘Patrata.’ These all are written in Lakhnavi language. As a Satirist, his work always revolved around Mirza, Bibiji, and Pandit. Bank Locker’ was his famous column. Apart from writing he was active in social work too.He used to run NGO and helped for poor children. He also got so many nominations for his work such as Best Dialogue in Filmfare Award and Guild Award.

Imtiaz Hussain Hindi Actor

Imtiaz Hussain

Imtiaz Hussain is an Indian actor, producer, lyricist and writer who writes screenplays and dialogues for the Bollywood film industry. He was born in Ambur in the Vellore District of Tamil Nadu. He is known for the Hindi movies Parinda and Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin. Imtiaz wrote the dialogues for the Bollywood blockbuster Parinda directed and written by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The action crime flick hit the film theatres on 3rd November 1989. He also portrayed the character of Dara in the movie. He wrote the screenplay and script of the romance flick Dil Ashna Hai directed by Hema Malini. The film hit the screens on 23rd October 1992. He wrote the Hindi dialogues of the Bollywood film Astitva directed and co-written by Mahesh Manjrekar. The movie hit the screens on 6th October 2000. He co-wrote the screenplay and dialogues of the film Ghulam-E-Mustafa directed by Partho Ghosh in 1997. He also played the role of the Prime Minister in the crime thriller flick. He wrote the dialogues and played a role in the crime movie Vaastav: The Reality co-written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The feature film hit the screens on 7th October 1999. He wrote the dialogues of the crime flick Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin directed by Sudhir Mishra in 1996. He also wrote for Stunttman, Annarth and Faisla. Imtiaz wrote three episodes of the comedy series Nukkad directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza; they were Amitabh Bachchan’s Photo, Strictly Cash No Credit and Theft At Nukkad. Imtiaz also wrote the lyrics for a song in the episode Strictly Cash No Credit. The series aired on DD National from 1986 till 1987. Imtiaz played a supporting role in the Urdu film Dayar-E-Medina directed by A. Shamsheer. The devotional film hit the cinema halls on 10th July 1975. Imtiaz was the member of Jury of the Navi Mumbai International Film Festival in 2014. He was also a member of the jury for the Banjara International Film Festival in 2015. This festival was the second edition of the rebranded Navi Mumbai International Film Festival. Imtiaz produced the thriller flick Gumnaam Hai Koi directed by K. I. Sheikh in 2001. Imtiaz won a Zee Cine Award and a Maharashtra Gaurav Award. He won an award at the Ambarnath Marathi Film Festival held in Ambarnath in Maharashtra from 30th October 2015 till 2nd November 2015. He was nominated for The Screen Weekly Award for the Best Dialogue for Astitva in 2001.


Abdul Qavi Desnavi

Abdul Qavi Desnavi was Indian poet, writer, linguist, critic, and bibliographer. The language of his profession was Urdu. He was born on 1st November 1930 and lived a mesmerizing 80 years of life. Desnavi was born in Desna Village of Nalanda district of Bihar of British India. His father was Syed Mohammed Saeed Raza, who was himself a Professor of Urdu, Arabic and Persian languages at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He was born in the house of a Muslim scholar Sulaiman Nadvi, who claimed to be descendant of Muhammad and also was a historian and biographer. Desnavi had two brothers, the elder one was Professor Syed Mohi Raza, and the younger one was Syed Abdul Wali Desnavi. Desnavi had his primary education from Arrah Town in Bihar and later completed his graduation from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. After his graduation, he joined Safia College, Bhopal as a professor in February 1961 and later, became the Head of Department of Urdu at the Safia College itself. He was also a member of several national and regional literary bodies. During the flow of his career, he had a great contribution and influence on the development and evolution of Urdu Literature and Academics in India. He had personally mentored some of the great Indian Poets like Javed Akhtar and Iqbal Masood. Many others who are now poets, scholars and teachers were his students, and many had obtained their Ph.D. degrees under his guidance. On his 87th birthday, Google honored him and celebrated his birth anniversary by showing him as the Google doodle. In his career of about 50 years, Desnavi has written over 50 Urdu literature book which includes not only poetry but also includes fiction, biographies, and anthologies. Hayat-e-Abdul Kalam Azad was his masterpiece which is based on the life of Maulana Azad, a freedom fighter. He also has his writings on Mirza Ghalib and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Some of his brilliant inventions include Sat Tahriren, Motala-e-Khotoot Ghalib, Talash-e-Azad. Urdu Shairi Ki Gyarah Aawazein, Bachchon Ka Iqbal, Allama Iqbal Bhopal Main, Ek Shahar Panch Mashahirs and Bhopal Aur Ghalib were some of his major works. Other books of Desnavi were Nuskha-e-Bhopal Aur Nuskha-e-Bhopal Sani, Iqbal Uneesween Sadi Mein, Iqbal Aur Dilli, Iqbal Aur Darul Iqbal Bhopal, Iqbaliat Ki Talash, Abul Kalam Azad Urdu and Maulana Abul Kalam Mohiuddin Ahmad Azad Dehlavi. After his contribution to the Urdu Literature for the country, Desnavi passed away on 7th July 2011.

Abdul Qavi Desnavi Hindi Actor