Kainaz Jussawalla

Kainaz Jussawalla is the author of the bestselling novel Coffee Days, Champagne Nights and Other Secrets. A university topper from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, she has worked as a journalist with Magna Publications and the Times of India among others. Her storytelling ranges from bold and humorous to dark and edgy. A Reiki Master and a mental health activist, Kainaz has spoken at various forums, including AIIMS Delhi and Health First UK, on body positivity and self-acceptance. She has won awards, including the Shiksha Ratna, Asian Literary Society Award and the Fuzia Woman Influencer of the Year, for her contribution as a micro-influencer on social media. Kainaz hosts a celebrity chat show Break Free on her YouTube channel ‘Chai with Kai’. She is the founder of the social initiative ‘Be a Friend’ that supports, engages and entertains senior citizens.