Bollywood's famous and national award winner lyricist, screen writer and Padma Shri Prasoon Joshi was born on 16 Sept 1971 in Almora, Uttarakhand, India. His father, D.K. Joshi, served as a PCS officerwith the Civil Service of the state government and later became the additional director of the state's Education Service. Prasoon Joshi started writing early in life and published his first book at age 17,Main Aur Woh, a 'conversation with himself', inspired by Frederich Nietzsche's Thus Spake Zarathustra.
Prasoon Joshi made his debut in Bollywood as a lyricist for Raj Kumar Santhoshi’s Lajja in the year 2002. Success of Lajja gave him an opportunity to work with Jatin–Lalit, for the films like Hum tum and Fanaa. Both these films were musically and commercially successful and established Prasoon Joshi was a successful name in Bollywood industry.
Other big hits of Prasoon Joshi are Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6, Neerja, Vishwaroop 2, Satyagrah, Teri Meri Kahaani, Aarakshan, Ishk in Paris, London Dreams, Ghajini, and many more.