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Born in Kolkata, Ram Kamal Mukherjee started his career as a film journalist twenty years ago with the Asian Age. Later, he shifted to Mumbai and worked with publications such as Stardust, Mumbai Mirror (the Times of India Group), Mid-Day, Anandabazar Patrika and the TV18 group. He headed Stardust-India’s leading film magazine-as its editor-in-chief. He also has a popular Sunday column-‘Ram Katha’-in Mumbai Mirror, and has hosted the Bengali chat show Talk Bangla, which featured thirteen Bollywood celebrities. In 2005, Ram authored a coffee-table book on Hema Malini, Diva Unveiled. He was the vice president of Pritish Nandy Communications for over a dozen feature films. He co-produced the Hindi TV show Bin Kuch Kahe for Zee TV in 2016, and published his first work of fiction, Long Island Iced Tea, in the same year. His authorized biography of Bollywood’s legendary actress Hema Malini, Beyond the Dream Girl, has fetched him national and international accolades.
Devyani G. Ghosh’s interest in writing goes way back to her schooldays in Baghdad International School, Iraq, where she won a prize in a prestigious international essay contest in the tenth grade. The scholarship money from the contest funded her English (honours) education in Presidency College, Kolkata. During her last year in
college, she interned at the Asian Age and discovered that journalism was her calling. Working at the Indian Express in Mumbai and, later, being the Mumbai correspondent for the Pioneer, Delhi, brought her into close contact with the world of Bollywood, as did a short stint as an interviewer with Zee Music.