Eminent Hindi writer Mudra Rakshasa passes away
Lucknow: Eminent Hindi writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality Mudra Rakshasa passed away on Monday afternoon, informed close sources.
He was 82 and was ailing from the past few months.
About Mudra Rakshasa:
- He was born in 1931 in Behta near Lucknow.
- Graduated from Lucknow University and was then employed as Assistant Editor of Gyanodaya, published from Calcutta from 1955 to 1958.
- He had also edited of Anuvrata, a Calcutta based magazine 1959 and 1961.
- He worked as Editor, Scripts, at All India Radio from 1962 to 1976.
- His works of theatrical criticism includes Rang Bhumikayen and a book on Nemichandra Jain.
- He is also well known as a director, and has about thirty stage productions to his credit.