Shivendra Singh is an engineering graduate, Urdu poet and theatre artist from Lucknow. He started as a poet with short, protest poems for street plays in college. He directed and acted in many college plays and through this found his first love, Urdu poetry. His ghazals have been published on various online platforms. He has performed with many renowned Urdu poets like Abhishek Shukla, Manish Shukla, Shahid Kamal, Bharat Bhushan Pant, etc. He is co-founder/secretary of ‘Dhaam Cultural Society’, a non-profit organisation working for the promotion of performing arts.