Columnist, Critic & Author Bharathi S Pradhan
She was the first Indian journalist to face the camera when she started doing a column for Lehren which was also India’s first video magazine way back in the late 80s.
Senior journalist and best-selling author Bharathi S Pradhan has been editor of several magazines like Savvy and Movie. She has regularly written for a cross-section of publications including Mid-day and Reader’s Digest.
Bharathi hosts a show on YouTube and Lehrentv called ‘Show Business’, she is a Sunday columnist with The Telegraph and she reviews Hindi & English films. She is a popular moderator and has conducted conversations on stage with many well-known personalities including Madhur Bhandarkar, Karan Johar, Manish Malhotra and many other celebrities.
Bharathi has been on the jury of many prestigious awards like ITA, ICE Awards and GIFA. She was Chairperson of the National Awards for Best Writing on Cinema and was a jury member of the Indian Panorama at IFFI 2015.
Bharathi writes fiction and non-fiction books on a variety of subjects including communal harmony, the biography of a bidi king and an inspirational real life story on how the mind can heal the body.
Her latest best-seller ‘Anything ButKhamosh’, the official biography of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, has fetched very hearty reviews for its forthright, balanced writing and for the wealth of information it contains on the film industry and Indian politics.
Bharathi is currently writing two fictional novels.
Author-columnist-writer Bharathi S Pradhan’s recently released book ‘Mr Bidi’, an authorised biography on an industrialist and philanthropist has been hailed for its inspirational value, for its honesty and for its readability.
Her ‘Heartfelt: The inspirational story of Medha Anup Jalota’ has been recommended as India’s answer to ‘The Secret’
Her book on communal harmony titled ‘Colas Cars & Communal Harmony’ received excellent reviews from a cross-section of critics ‘Anything ButKhamosh’. the Shatrughan Sinha Biography, has been one of the best-selling books of 2016.