Bhawana Somaaya

Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a
film critic, columnist and author of 13 books which includes biographies of Amitabh
Bachchan and Hema Malini. Her books are a point of reference for students studying
cinema at Whistling Woods, Manipal University and now JNU, Delhi. She has served on advisory panel of Film Certificate in India, is attached to Tigerland India Film Festival and Dhai Akshar, Educational Centre for underprivileged children. Somaaya is currently 65 the entertainment editor at 92.7 BigFM radio channel. Her latest books are Once Upon A Time in India, profiling 100 years of Indian cinema and Keshava. Letters to Mother is her recent poetry translation