Kuldeep Kumar is a Hindi poet and freelance journalist who writes on political issues and culture in Hindi and English.
He worked as a journalist with United News of India, The Sunday Observer, Sunday, The Sunday Times of India and The Pioneer. He also wrote a weekly column for two years for Dubai-based English daily Gulf News. He also reviewed concerts of Hindustani classical music for The Hindu for five years.
Presently, he writes a fortnightly column each for The Hindu and Outlook Hindi.
He was presented the International Foundation for Fine Arts’ Media Excellency Award for 2011 by ITC Music Forum, Mumbai. A collection of his poems titled Bin Jiya Jeevan was published by Vani Prakashan.