Birthday: 22-05-1933
Age: 85
Star sign: Gemini

Ved Rahi is one of film director from India born in June 1933 Along with being a film director, he is also a dialogue writer, screenplay writer and author. His debut movie as a director was dara (1971). He was born in Jammu in a noted family of Saraf. He has worked in Jammu and Kashmir state information department as editor of YOJANA— a monthly magazine. He has an association with a radio station in Jammu. Later he started writing stories and poems and shifted to Mumbai in later years of his life. He was also the member of film writer association in the film censor board and the Hon. General Secretary.

Other movies directed by him are Nadaniyan (1984) and Veer Sarkar (2001). Veer Sarkar is a bio-epic film based on the life of Indian revolutionary Vinayak Damodar Savakar. He has produced a movie named Kali Ghata (1980) and wrote dialogues for film Bezubaan (1982). In Charas (1976) and Paraya Dhan (1971) he worked as a story writer. Beside these movies other movies by him are Be-imaan (1972) and Darar (1971) Apart from Bollywood, he has also worked in Marathi film industry and Indian television industry for the channel Doordarshan. His novel Lal Ded was based on the life of Kashmir saint poet of the same name—Lal Ded.

The book was written in Dogri language. Soch— his other novel, is based on his wide range of his experience in literature culture and filmdom. He has written many short stories, poetry, and proses too. He is one of the renowned Dogri writer. His book Battotar is the collection of Dogri poetry. He is the profalic writer in his mother tongue Dogri. His books contain morals and values which are basic to human life. His novel Andhi Surang and stories Kaun mera kaun mar jaayega are based on Kashmir. His main agenda was to display the innocence of youth who at times are mislead by Jhadis on the name of religion.

His other book Cross firing is based on human relations in times of militancy, where killing and caring are two sides of the sane coin. The book portrays faith in human values. He was awarded State writer award in Dogri language by the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah. He was winner of covetous, Shahitya Akademi Award whichwas honored with the Sahitya Academy award and Maharastra Gaurav Award. He was also facilitated with Mahapandit Rahul Sanskritayan award. This award is given for research in Hindi and travelogues.