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Pankaj Dubey


Pankaj Dubey (born 28 July 1978) is an Indian Author, screenwriter, Director and Producer from Mumbai. He has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Delhi University and a Masters in Applied Communications from Coventry School of Art and Design.

Dubey worked for the BBC World Service in London and TV Today Group in New Delhi. He has curated and programmed more than 50 film festivals across India.

He was awarded with the Youth Icon Award for Social Entrepreneurship in Gulbarga, Karnataka in 2010 for initiating India’s first street film festival for children in slums and villages, the Sadak Chhaap Film Festival.

Dubey's debut novel is called What A Loser! in English and Loser kahin ka! in Hindi. He is directing a feature film, What A Loser!, adapted from his novel.

Pankaj Dubey is a Bi-lingual author and writes all his titles in English and Hindi languages. His second set of novel(s) is Ishqiyapa -To Hell With Love (English) and Ishqiyapa (Hindi), both published by Penguin Books India.

Pankaj Dubey has been selected amongst three Asian Authors for the prestigious Writer's Residency in Seoul Art Space_Yeonhui, Seoul, South Korea.