Anand is a Mumbai-based journalist from Patna, Bihar. She completed her early
education from Notre Dame Academy and St. Josephâ€™s Convent, Patna. Literature
being her favourite subject in school, she actively participated and won
several creative writing competitions. She studied English Honours at Miranda
House, in Delhi University. Here, theatre struck a chord with her and she
joined Anukritiâ€“the Hindi Dramatics Society as an actor and scriptwriter.
During the three years in college, she and her team bagged over 60 awards.
After post-graduation in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Journalism
& New Media, Bengaluru, she worked at Bloomberg TV, where within six
months, she became the key producer for the primetime news anchored by the channel's
Editor-In-Chief. The shows produced by her were always amongst the top-rated
shows of the channel. Eventually, she decided to shift gears and move to
print journalism. She kicked off her career with The Economic Times, where
she was a part of the team that launched Indiaâ€™s first personal finance
newspaperâ€“The ET Wealth. Next, she joined DNA, where her stories regularly
made front-page news, after which she moved to Business Standard in 2014.
Currently, she is a writer with Quartz India. Mehboob Murderer is Nupur
Anandâ€™s debut work of fiction.