Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 06-January-1932
Place of Birth Mainpuri
(India, Uttar Pradesh, Mainpuri district)
Nationality India
Also know as Kamleshwar Prasad Saxena, कमलेश्वर प्रसाद सक्सेना
Profession Screenwriter, Writer
Kamleshwar was a prominent 20th-century Hindi writer, and scriptwriter for Hindi cinema and television. Among his most well-known work are the films Aandhi, Mausam, Chhoti Si Baat and Rang Birangi. He was awarded the 2003 Sahitya Akademi Award for his Hindi novel Kitne Pakistan, and also the Padma Bhushan in 2005. Considered a part of the league of Hindi writers like Mohan Rakesh, Nirmal Verma and Bhisham Sahni, who left the old pre-independence, literary preoccupations and presented the new sensibilities, that reflected new moorings of a post-independence India, thus launching, the Hindi literature's Nayi Kahani movement in the 1950s,

Awards by Kamleshwar

Check all the awards nominated and won by Kamleshwar.


Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
Honored for : Pati Patni Aur Woh


Nominations 1977 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Story Mausam


Nominations 1976 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Story Aandhi