|Mohan Rakesh is one of the few pioneers of the Nai Kahani (new story) a movement of the Hindi literature that took place in the 1950. He made momentous contribution to short story, novel, travelogue, memoirs, drama and criticism. The most excellent novels of this prolific Hindi writer is Andhere Band Kamere (Closed Dark Rooms). He was born on 8th January 1925 in Amritsar, India. This master storyteller has an excellent command over Hindi language and wrote incessantly regarding the urban middle class people, their dreams, hopes and aspirations. He worked as a teacher to earn his livelihood and edited 'Sarika' for some time. He did some translations, as well.