Jay Vasavada is Gujarati language writer, orator and columnist from India. Born in Bhavnagar and brought up in Gondal, Gujarat, he writes columns in various publications since 1996. He has published several books compiling his columns.
He served as a lecturer of marketing for three years in Commerce College affiliated with Saurashtra University. He later served as principal-in-charge. He frequently lectures at Academic Staff College, Saurashtra University.
His writing career started with articles published in newspaper in Rajkot. He later joined Gujarat Samachar as columnist in 1996 which publishes his two weekly columns, Anavrutta and Spectrometre. He writes column Rangat Sangat in Gujarati weekly Abhiyaan since 2008. He previously wrote daily column in Mumbai edition of Mid-day. He wrote for Anokhee, Aarpaar and Gujarat monthlies. He regularly delivers lectures across Gujarat on different subjects.
He hosted Gujarati celebrity talk show Samvaad on ETV Gujarati for 225 episodes. He served as writer and anchor of cultural TV series Aaswaad on DD Girnar. He frequently delivers speeches on All India Radio. He had scripted and presented weekend radio show Cinema Sizzlers on BIG FM 92.7 Rajkot. In 2008, he participated and reached state level final in Lead India contest. He also participated and won first round of Sahara TV’s national cinema quiz show Bollywood Ka Boss hosted by Boman Irani. He performed cameo in Gujarati film Bey Yaar (2014).
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