Anupama Chopra is an award-winning author and film critic. She has hosted popular review shows on television and written extensively about cinema. Her articles have been published in India Today, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Variety, Sight & Sound and Vogue India. Her first book, Sholay: The Making of a Classic won the 2001 National Award for Best Book on Cinema. She has also authored Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (The Bravehearted Will Take The Bride) (2002) published by the British Film Institute as part of their Modern Classics Series; King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema, and First Day First Show: Writings from the Bollywood Trenches, a compilation of her articles on Hindi cinema over two decades.She lives and works in Mumbai.