DR KUMAR VISHWAS
The people who make history are the ones who not only give their life to their career but also give their career a new life. When the career is that of a poet, every step is a risk. Kumar Vishwas is one such poet who has gifted himself an era of such a popularity which other poets cant’t even dream of. It has been possible only because he possesses the courage, wit and perseverance required to tame one’s destiny. The beginning of his poetic career was nothing short of a blind aim. It takes great deal of pluckiness to drop the course of engineering and pursue the passion of literature against the will of one’s family. He did all this to dedicate himself entirely to literature and rest is history. It has been more than a decade of his professional life as a poet and his charm is only increasing with each passing second. His most celebrated couplet ‘Koi Deewana Kehta Hai…’, made him the heartthrob of the youth and established him as the most renowned and celebrated Indian poet. His grip over romanticism, flavored with his wit makes him stand apart but is not merely confined to it. The treasures that his pen has yielded cover wide range of notions viz., social issues, atrocities against women and women empowerment, philosophies of life and also those brimming with patriotic fervor. Collectively speaking, his poems are a mirror to society. He writes and sings his poems on stage with a bleeding passion. Few of his poems has also been recorded as songs encapsulated in albums. He is also serving as a lyricist in the Bollywood industry. For a bollywood project, his verse has been recorded in the voice of none other than Aasha Bhosle. He has broken the stereotypes and has not merely confined himself to writing poems and stage shows. He is also active in social media, constantly writing and commenting on the happenings in the society. There is a huge fan following of his wit among the netizens as well. He has been conferred with many poetic laurels and is an elite name in the field of Hindi literature. His achievements make him incredible and he stands unrivalled since years. Hindi literature owes a lot to him for writing a new saga in the field of poetry.
Mesmeriser, Charmer, Spell caster and other such adjectives have been frequently used for him. Kumar Vishwas is a poet who went beyond the stereotypical norms of ‘Kavi Sammelan’ or poetic functions and made it a performer’s stage. He has mastered and excelled in all aspects in whatever he has done. He has constantly been the first choice for national and international stages. He did what he said and commands huge popularity today. It is hard even for celebrities to hold the crowd for long hours overnight inspite of all the accessorised back ups. Kumar Vishwas has been doing this since years just with a mic and his poems and wits in his soulful voice. Along with cultural organizations, he has performed in many leading IIT’s, IIM’s and other leading institutes of India as well. The strength of the crowd that turns up in his concerts, marks the huge amount of popularity he has among youths. Until Kumar Vishwas arrived in this field, it was believed that the youth is no longer interested in Hindi literature and is mainly concentrated around rock concerts. He prooved this cynical notion wrong by enticing huge crowd to his concerts. His fans includes people from all ages across the globe. Many people cherish his couplets and their music library consits of his collections. He has written and sung many verses, yet ‘Koi deewana kehta hai….’ remains to be the prior demand of public. His popularity can be guessed by the fact that his audiences sing his verses with him. His videos are a big hit on You Tube and he is a widely searced celebrity by the netizens. His solo concerts are as popular as his other ventures among the masses. He is the highest paid and busiest poet of the nation since years. His popularity remains unrivalled and ever increasing and is a culminated outcome of his devotion towards his passion. He has overcome all hurdles and gained a fan following and acclaim of unquestionable spirits. The number is just increasing as the mesmeriser continues to entice the crowd and command the popularity.
Besides being a marvellous poet and an outstanding performer, Kumar Vishwas is a great communicator too. His motivational skills are exceptionally brilliant and succeed in driving the crowd. He understands that the huge young energy that assembles in his concerts, needs to be channelized positively. Along with mesmerizing verses, he witfully conveys the philosophies of life as well. People of all age groups idolize him. He has had considerable influence on many lives. He has been constantly invited to leading institutes, functions of social welfare organizations etc and his speeches have been highly acknowledged. He also delivered a lecture at Google headquarters in Silicon Valleyin on their invitation. He rhetorically analyses all the global political and social issues in his own style. He has always been highly sensitive towards the welfare of the society and progress of the nation. He has fearlessly communicated his thoughts in the benefit of the people. He has been the common man’s voice on all national and international platforms. Whenever it comes to enlightening and motivating people on the moral path of progress, he leaves no stones unturned. It is his spirit towards humanity that keeps him going amidst all pros and cons of his career. His achievements, speeches and his entire life is an institution of motivation itself. Kumar Vishwas has not only earned respect, love and admiration, he has showed the path to millions as well. He rejuvenated the structure and mechanics of Hindi poetry and Kavi Sammelans and crafted a new dimension. He rose as a silver lining and the fresh air of spring that took the masses by surprise and pleasure at the same time. He has set records as a poet, performer and motivator and the saga still continues as he continues to influence lives globally.