Kusum Kumar was born on 5 August 1939. She was always actively involved with the theatre, and so, writing for the stage was a natural career progression for her. She has received many awards and has written many excellent plays, in addition to this book. Suno Shefali, Rawan leela, Sanskar Ko Namaskaar, Om kranti kranti are her best-known plays and Trishankit is her collection of satirical writings. Hindi Natya Chintan is a discussion of the principles of Hindi drama.