Shrilal Shukla

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Shrilal Shukla

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born
in Lucknow, India
December 31, 1925

died
October 28, 2011

gender
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Shrilal Shukl (शरीलाल शुकल) was a Hindi writer, notable for his satire. He has written over 25 books, including Makaan, Sooni Ghaati Ka Sooraj, Pehla Padaav and Bisrampur Ka Sant.

Shukl has highlighted the falling moral values in the Indian society in the post independence era through his novels. His writings expose the negative aspects of life in rural and urban India in a satirical manner. His best known work Raag Darbari has been translated into English and 15 Indian languages. A television serial based on this continued for several months on the national network in the 1980s. It is a little known fact that he also wrote a detective novel entitled Aadmi Ka Zahar which was serialised in the weekly magazine 'Hindustan'.

Shukl received the Sa
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Average rating: 4.20 · 609 ratings · 59 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
राग दरबारी / Raag Darbari
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 513 ratings — published 1968 — 4 editions
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बिस्रामपुर का सन्त / Bisram...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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सूनी घाटी का सूरज / Sooni G...
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1957 — 2 editions
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मकान / Makaan
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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अज्ञातवास / Agyatwaas
2.78 of 5 stars 2.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1962
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जहालत के पचास साल / Jahalat...
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2003
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पहला पड़ाव / Pahala Padav
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1987
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आदमी का जहर / Aadmi Ka Zahar
2.33 of 5 stars 2.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1972
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सीमाएँ टूटती हैं / Seemayei...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1973
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Yahaan se Vahaan
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings
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