Born on 31 August 1945, in a traditional family in Bikaner, Dr. Nand Kishore Acharya is one of the foremost creative writers of our times. Beginning his writing career early with an analytical work on the writings of one of the most eminent writers of India, Ajneya, Nand Kishore Acharya himself grew to find his own distinct voice in the affectionate guidance of literatures like Ajneya and Chhagan Mohta. Even Ajneya when he first met Acharya found it difficult to believe that this thin, shy, young man was the author of "Ajneya ki kaavya Titirsha", a book that had with great simplicity and critical acumen had analyzed the person and the poetry of this founder of new poetry in India and who had given Indian literature a whole new dimension.
His plays, poems criticism, articles on issues of contemporary concerns and on education and his translations have given Hindi literature a new insight, a new direction and a new recognition of values. A command of almost every genre of creative writing, clear incisive vision and originality of verbal expression has earned him great respect amongst his contemporaries. His writing explores the grey and untouched subliminal zones of myths, legends and history, redefining human sensibilities and piercing the contemporary social and political scenario, and in his poems it delves deep... Read More