Gajra Kottary

Gajra Kottary debuted as an author in early 1996 with her first collection of short stories. Her debut novel Broken Melodies was published in 2011. Her second novel Once upon a Star was released in December 2014 and the third, Girls Don’t Cry in June 2017. She is an award-winning screenwriter for some of the biggest shows on Indian television, including Astitva and Balika Vadhu.