Manav Kaul

Writer, Playwright, Actor & Director

Manav Kaul is an author, playwright, actor and director. His plays have been translated into languages such as English, Marathi and Bengali, and include Shakar Ke Paanch Daane, Park, Ilhaam and most recently Chuhal, which opened at Mumbai’s Prithvi Festival. His collection of short stories Teekh Tumhare Peechay was released in 2016 and was among the top five Hindi books of the year. His second short story collection Prem Kabootar is due to be published. Kaul is also a popular Hindi film actor who has won acclaim with his portrayals in films like Citylights, Kai Po Che, Wazir and Jai Gangaajal. He also wrote and directed the film Hansa, which won the Audience Choice Award and the FIPRESCI International Critics’ Prize at the 2012 Osian Cinefan Film Festival.

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