Aditya Iyer is the sports editor at Open
Sunanda K Datta-Ray is a journalist and author of several books. He is an Open contributor
Sandipan Deb is an IIT-IIM graduate who wandered into journalism after reading a quote from filmmaker George Lucas — “Everyone cage door is open” — and has stayed there (in journalism, not a cage) for the past 19 years. He has written a book on the IITs.
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
Rosalyn D’Mello is an art critic and the author of A Handbook For My Lover
Manu Joseph became a journalist because he did not have to crack any objective-type entrance exam to be one. He is the author of two novels -- The Illicit Happiness of Other People, and Serious Men, his first, which won The Hindu Literary Prize and was one of Huffington Post 10 Best Books of 2010.
Rachel Dwyer is an author and culture critic based in London. She has written extensively on Hindi cinema and is an Open contributor
Lakshmi Bayi loves travelling, books, films, and elephants. Writing is her way of muttering to herself
MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj