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Nayanika Mahtani, Author & Screenwriter

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Bio

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Skills

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Copywriting
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Script

Experience Level

Copywriting
Expert
Script
Expert

Language

Education

MBA at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, India
June 1, 1992

Qualifications

Author, Penguin Random House
April 15, 2015 - February 2, 2021
Author of 3 books, all published by Penguin Random House
Screenwriter
February 2, 2021
Co-Wrote the Story & Screenplay and did the Research for the film 'Shakuntala Devi' based on the extraordinary true life story of the 'Human Computer'. The film released worldwide on Amazon Prime in July 2020, and is ranked amongst the 'Most Watched Indian Films' on Amazon worldwide in 2020.

Industry Experience

Media & Entertainment, Education, Financial Services
    uniE613 Ambushed, published by Penguin
    In 2015, Nayanika wrote her debut novel, Ambushed, set in tiger territory in the Himalayan foothills. All royalties from Ambushed go towards a school for the children of former poachers, to give them a window to alternate livelihoods. WW
    uniE613 The Gory Story of Genghis Khan (aka Don't Mess with the Mongols)
    In 2017, Nayanika wrote The Gory Story of Genghis Khan a.k.a. Don't Mess with the Mongols (along the lines of the BBC's 'Horrible Histories'), which invites young readers to explore whether this fascinating Khan really was the evil villain he is often made out to be. WW
    uniE621 Shakuntala Devi
    Co-wrote the story & screenplay (and did the research) for the Hindi film Shakuntala Devi, based on the extraordinary life of the 'Human Computer'. The film released worldwide on Amazon Prime in July 2020 and is ranked amongst the 'Most Watched Indian Films' on Amazon worldwide. WW
    uniE621 Across the Line
    Published by Penguin Random House in 2019, 'Across the Line' is a Young Adult novel rooted in the Partition of the Indian subcontinent. The book made it to the 'Honours List' of the prestigious South Asia Book Awards, 2020. #historicalfiction #youngadult #author WW

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