Birthday: 09-08-1933
Date of death: 30-03-2006
Star sign: Virgo

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Manohar Shyam Joshi is a noted TV scriptwriter who began in the genre of literature and also later wrote as a journalist. He is one of the many writers who produced both fiction and non-fiction works for both movies and TV. He is a real gem writer who can easily cross the boundaries of both Tv and cinema.

His penchant sense for writing humor, romance and on a variety of subjects allowed him to choose the best Indian movies such as Hey Ram, Papa Kahte Hain, Bhrashtachar, and Appu Raja. He was a expert in dubbing and dubbed for movies like Hey Ram and Appu Raja. Having worked in both TV and print journalism, later on, he was associated with publications like Hindustan Times and Outlook India.

He is one of the finest scriptwriters of Indian TV soap operas. Some credits for him obviously include Hum Log (1982), Buniyaad (1987), and Kakaji Kahin (1988). As, he was a skilled writer obviously became organized for creating, writing, and reviewing of scripts so they can be ready for silver screen.

Thus, characters of Buniyaad and Hum Log still lingers our heart. Joshi was responsible for creating all plot lines, characters, dialogue, and situations for popular TV serials. It may be recalled that he was given a title 'father of Indian Soap Operas' and even former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh named him one of the most powerful writers and commentators in Hindi.” He was appreciated by writers like Khushwant Singh and even Bollywood celebrities like Ramesh Sippy and others.

He was born on 9 August 1933 in Rajasthan and breathed his last on 30 March 2006. In his life journey, he had left behind many fine literary works and best scripts for TV and cinema too.

Asad Ajmeri Hindi Actor

Asad Ajmeri

Asad Ajmeri is a lyricist, writer in Bollywood. He has written lyricist for the first time, in a movie ‘Arjun Devaa’ which had stars like Mithun Chakraborty, Puru Raajkumar, Hemant Birje. The film had music composition from Gunwant Raj, Ram Shankar, and Nawab Arzoo. He later has written songs even for non-filmi songs album like ‘Dil Deewana’ which had voices of Udit Narayan, Deepa and others. The music was composed by Ustad Ghulam Ali. Some of the memorable lyrics that he has written are ‘Pyaar Ka Waada Kaise’, ‘Nighahon Mein Yun Baat’ which all were for Ghulam Ali’s composition alone. Since he was not getting any break in movies that he had anticipated, he moved towards non-filmi songs that had ghazals and other classical songs. His next attempt was to provide lyrics for another non-movie album which was directed by Mann Pasand and songs were sung by Roopkumar Rathod And Sunali Rathod. His one song titled ‘Zehar Ya Nasha’' was sung by Sunali Rathod. Even another veteran album playback singer Farid Sabri Jaipuri has sung for his lyrics in his album 'Saathi Dhundh Liya'. In another album ‘Yaara’, released in 2012, music composition was by Rajendra Shiv and lyricist was given by Pravin Dabas and A K Upadhya along with him. This album contained six songs and they were sung by Javed Ali. His luck did not click for those compositions which were from movies. For instance, in the year 2012, there was a movie named ‘Koi Hai’ which had TV stars like Aman Varma, Shweta Menon in lead roles. Even the music composer was Dilip Sen and Sameer Sen but the movie failed to click at the box office and Asad Ajmeri was forgotten.

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Rajesh Beri

Rajesh Beri is an Indian Writer, director and, producer. He holds the record of writing the maximum number of episodes of any serial in the Limca Book of Records. He has written 1328 episodes of a serial named Bhabhi that aired on Star Plus including the dialogues, story screenplay, and lyrics without any assistant or help. He was the director of RB entertainment Ltd. from 2011 to 2013. It was a business partnership with UTV, and it went on to produce daily soaps like Shubh Vivah (Sony TV), Sonu Sweety (SAB TV), and Sobhagya Vati Bhava (Life OK). After that, he has worked on numerous TV soaps and reality TV shows. He has written 32 shows till date. Some of his well-known projects include Savdhan India 2 (story screenplay, dialogues), IPS Diary (produced and written), Dafa 420 (developed and produced), Jai Ma Vindhaya Vasini (written and produced), Jyoti (story screenplay and dialogues), Devi (story screenplay and dialogues), Shanno Ki Shadi (lyrics), Kehta Hai Dil (writer), Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai (story screenplay and dialogue), Begu Sarai (developed and written), Bhola Bhagat (written), Kabhi To Nazar Milao (story screenplay and dialogues) Professor Money Plant (writer) and many more. He has written differing shows from comedy, emotional sagas, black humor and drama. His latest work on television was Ranbir Rano where he wrote the show and, it went on to become a hit on the television in India. Apart from daily soaps, Rajesh has written Oman Kumar directorial venture Sarbjit (2016) starring Aishwrya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda. It is a biographical piece based on the life of Sarbjit Singh. This movie even went on to be nominated for Oscar. He has also conceived and directed many short movies. Some social issues are the part of these documentaries which include preference of male over female syndrome, population and birth control, the will of drugs and alcohol, ban on lottery, alcohol and smoking, malaria- causes and prevention, Aids, marriage age, pollution, today’s education system and students, child labour and various other topics. Rajesh Beri has written various advertisement commercials. Some of these ad films included were for Kumar Plaza- Resort, Usha Ascot- Hotel, Raj Oil Mills, Byke- Resort, Pearl Shine- Dish-cleaning Cream and Gandhi Masala- Spices. He has started his own creative production house called Rajesh Beri entertainment that would provide outsourcing of ideas and content for the various production houses.

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