Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan

Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan (1911-1987), popularly known by his pseudonym, ‘Agyeya’,  has been hailed as a trendsetter in modern Hindi poetry, fiction and literary journalism. Amongst the most prominent exponents of new poetry and experiments, he was also a renowned playwright. He received the Jnanpith Award, the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Bharatbharati Award and the Golden Wreath Award.