Manohar Shyam Joshi is also known for his novels which have dealt with varied topics ranging from Kumaoni Traditions (Kasap) to Political Satire like Netaji Kahin . He was one of the first post modernist authors in modern Hindi literature , as evidenced in his novel Kuru kuru Swaahaa and his novella Hariya Hercules ki Hairaani . He was awarded the prestigious Sahitya Academy award for Hindi, for his novel Kyaap, in 2005.
He had a long stint as a journalist, both in the broadcast and the print media. He served as the editor of Saptahik Hindustan and Weekend Review . His journalistic writings covered a wide range of topics from popular science to political intrigues . In his last days, he wrote an opinion column for Outlook Saptahik, Hindi magazine from Outlook India .
|Literary Creations||Television Serials||Hindi Movies|
|Netaji Kahin||Buniyaad||Papa Kahte Hain|
|Kuru Kuru Swaahaa||Kakaji Kahin||Apu Raja|
|Hariya Hercules ki Hairaani (The Perplexity of Hariya Hercules)||Mungeri Lal ke Haseen Sapne||Bhrashtachar|
|Mandir Ghaat ki Pauriyaan||Zameen Aasman|
|Ek Durlabh Vyaktitva|
|Ta Ta Professor (in English T'ta Professor)|
|Lucknow mera Lucknow|
|21 vi sadi|
|Pathkatha Lekhan, ek parichay|