Indian author, columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker.The author of Baahubali - Trilogy
Anand Neelakantan Arguably, the author who invented a new genre in Indian writing- The counter telling of mythology.
Anand’s books are subaltern and thought provoking and deal with logically viewing the well known stories through a new prism.
Anand’s debut work Asura Tale of the Vanquished was a surprise bestseller of 2012, breaking into the top seller charts within a week of its launch. Asura, tale of the Vanquished became the number 1 best seller of 2012 as per Crossword list and CNN IBN.
Anand Neelakantan was chosen as one of the six most remarkable writers of 2012 by DNA. He has written columns for Deccan chronicle, Asian Age, The New Indian Express, The Wall Street Journal, Speaking Tree etc.
His interviews have been published in The Hindu, The Indian Express, Malayala Manorama, Mathrubhumi, The Telegraph, The New Indian Express, Afternoon DC etc.
A prolific writer, Anand Neelakantan worked also as a story consultant for STAR TV’s serial SIYA KE RAM. Anand has currently signed up for script writing of a horror film based on mythology with a prominent director in Bollywood.
Topic : Different Ramayanas
Time : 26th July 2019
Address : Banyan hall, Chitnavis Centre, Besides Hislop College, Civil Lines, Nagpur.