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28 January 2021, Thursday | 7PM IST

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Anukrti Upadhyay

Anukrti Upadhyay

Anukrti Upadhyay has post-graduate degrees in Management and Literature, and a graduate degree in Law. She writes in both English and Hindi. She stunned readers and critics alike with the twin novellas Daura and Bhaunri in 2019 and delighted Hindi readers with the shortstory collection Japani Sarai. A third novel in English, Kintsugi, is her latest work. A short novel in Hindi is to be published in September 2020 as well. A volume of short stories in English will be published by HarperCollins in July 2021. Short stories in both and English and Hindi have appeared in prestigious literary journals.



Anukrti Upadhyay and Anu Singh Choudhary in conversation

Anukrti Upadhyay – critically-acclaimed author of 'Daura', 'Bhaunri' and 'Japani Sarai' – is that rarest of writers, working with equal ease across languages, including Hindi and English. She speaks with celebrated author and screenwriter Anu Singh Choudhary, who too writes widely in Hindi and English, about what it means to work, imagine, and create through different languages and mediums. They also discuss Anukrti's new English novel 'Kintsugi', set between Jaipur and Japan as well as the mega-successful web series 'Aarya' co-written by Anu Singh Choudhary.