Ashok Chakradhar is a legend of the Kavi Sammelan Industry, he specializes in satire. He has won many prestigious national awards for literature. He has been actively associated with radio and television and has scripted a number of dramas, satires and poems for children. His appearance in some television soaps like “Chhoti Si Asha” on Sony TV and has the show “Wah Wah!!” for SAB TV are milestones.
Ashok Chakradhar has also acted in various television serials. He has been performing in Hindi Kavi Sammelan for several decades. Prof. Chakradhar also writes Bal-Geet. He has represents all classes of society in his poetry. He recived the Padma Shri by Government of India in 2014. Prof. Chakradhar was a professor and in Hindi Department at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi University.
Ashok Chakradhar has visited Mauritius, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Oman, Israel, Philistine, U.A.E, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, The Netherlands, Canada, Russia, Japan, Pakistan, Bahrein and Spain etc. for Academic, Cultural & Literary Purposes. Chakradhar Ji is considered to be a pioneer in popularizing poetry on mainstream television. His poetry based shows like Kahakahe, Isaliye Baudam Ji, Newzee Countdown, Wah Wah, Parda Uthata Hai and Chale Aao Chakradhar Chaman Mein have received immense appreciation from their viewers. He has been appointed as the Chairman of the jury of ‘Jagran Film Festival, Sirifort 2011.
Prof. Ashok Chakradhar has written many books and is active in the kavi sammelan industry for last fifty years. He is a nationally and internationally acclaimed writer. With numerous publications ranging from academic writing, fiction and poetry, literature for adult education to weekly newspaper columns. He is also honored by the prestigious ‘yash bharti’ samman given by the govt. of Uttar Pradesh for contribution in the field of literature. He is also the first poet in the industry to bring poetry online and to use internet for popularizing Hindi poetry