Uday Prakash’s works have been widely translated and have received critical acclaim all over. Recipient of several awards in India and abroad, he has been conferred with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novella, Mohan Das in 2010. His stories have been adapted for plays, feature and short films. Translations of his works have bagged outstanding national and international awards. At present Uday Prakash is an independent writer and filmmaker.