Ved Prakash Sharma, Indian writer, Died at 61


Ved Prakash Sharma was born on June 10, 1955, in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, on February 17, 2017.

He was an Indian writer of novels and screenplays in Hindi.

Ved had completed his graduation from NAS Degree College.

When he started his professional career as a ghost writer, he went on to write 176 novels (ghostwriting around 23 novels of them).

Tilted Dahekte Shaher (1973) was the first novel Sharma got credit for.

Primarily, Ved Prakash Sharma wrote detective novels, among them Kalyug ki Ramayan and Vardi Wala Gunda.

Some of the main characters in his detective novels were Vijay, Vikash, Alphonso and Naina.

He also made several contributions to Bollywood, the Hindi film industry.

Ved Prakash Sharma’s novel Bahu Maange Insaaf was adapted for film in 1985, while Anaam (1992) too was based on his work.

He also made contributions to two installments in the Khiladi series of Akshay Kumar films—Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) and International Khiladi (1999).

During 2010 Zee TV aired Keshav Pandit, a series based on the character created by Sharma.

He got married to Madhu in 1975.

He died in Meerut; he had been suffering from lung cancer for almost a year.

Ved Prakash Sharma passed away at 61 years old.