24 September 2016 Current Affairs: 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).
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.