Celebrated Hindi author Ved Prakash Sharma, writer of 176 novels, dead at 62
Novelist Ved Prakash Sharma, writer of 176 novels and several screenplays, died in Lucknow at 62.Updated: Feb 18, 2017 13:22 IST
Celebrated Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma, who has 176 novels to his credit, died late on Friday in Meerut, his family members said on Saturday.
The 62-year-old was not keeping well for the last few months and had developed some infections which led to his demise.
Sharma had also written scripts for about half-a-dozen Hindi movies.
He was a writer of pulp thrillers like Qaidi No 100 and Vardi Wala Gunda and earned him fame.
He will be cremated in Meerut on Saturday.
Writer of the very popular novel- वर्दी वाला गुंडा- Ved Prakash Sharma expired yesterday. Great loss to literature. RIP— ANANT VIJAY (@anantvijay) February 18, 2017
Writer Ved Prakash Sharma no more... RIP @authoramish— SandeshMate (@SandeshMate) February 18, 2017
Ved Prakash Sharma ka nidhan.. the guy who entertained millions with his #hindi crime novels and movie scripts. RIP— The Bright Spirit (@thebrightspirit) February 18, 2017
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First Published: Feb 18, 2017 13:16 IST