Born in 1941, Prof. Kulwant Singh Grewal is a language scholar in Bengali from the Jadavpur University, Calcutta. He is a well-known contemporary poet in both the Punjabi and Hindi literary circles. Prof. Grewal has published various Punjabi books including Tera Ambran ‘ch naan Likhiya, Asin Putt Dariyavan De, and has also authored eight books in English, Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi. Among many of his accomplishments, he has been awarded the Dhaliwal Award in poetry and the Shiromani Kavi Award in 2014. He has also been honoured by the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar.
After retirement from the Punjabi University, Patiala, as Director, Professor Grewal remains associated as a Senior Fellow.