Manohar Shyam Joshi
Writer, Dialogue writer
Born: Almora District, Uttaranchal, India
Manohar Shyam Joshi (9 August 1933 – 30 March 2006) (Hindi: मनोहर श्याम जोशी) was a Hindi writer, journalist and scriptwriter, most well known as the writer of Indian televisions first soap opera, Hum Log (1982) and his early hits Buniyaad (1987), Kakaji Kahin, a political satire and Kyap, a novel which won him the Sahitya Akademi Award.
Bio from Wikipedia - See more on en.wikipedia.org Text under CC-BY-SA license