Moti Lal Kemmu
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Moti Lal Kemmu (born 1933) is an Indian contemporary playwright from Jammu & Kashmir. He was born in Srinagar into a Kashmiri Pandit family and attended Jammu and Kashmir University. His plays include Nagar Udas, Teen Asangati Aikanki (1968), Lal Drayas Lol Re (1972), Trunove (1970), Tshai (1973), Natak Truche (1980), Tota Tol Aina (1985).
He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1982 for his contribution to Kashmiri Literature as a playwright.
He won the Padma Shri award in 2012.
Recipients of Padma Shri in Art