PILF Speakers 2017

Akshay Manwani

Akshay Manwani has written on Indian cinema and popular culture for a variety of publications such as The Caravan, The Indian Quarterly, Scroll.in, Mint, Business Standard and Mumbai Mirror. Akshay’s first book, Sahir Ludhianvi: The People's Poet, was published in December 2013 by HarperCollins. In 2014, Akshay won the RedInk award for Best Lifestyle and Entertainment Story, given by the Press Club Mumbai, for his detailed feature on B.R. Chopra's Mahabharata television series. His second book – Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain – was published by HarperCollins in October 2016. The book won the 2017 Verve Storytellers Award for Best Book of 2016. Akshay lives with his daughter and wife in Mumbai.

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