Ayaz Memon is a very renowned journalist who has written bountifully on sports, politics and cinema. Ayaz Memon is a lawyer by profession and a journalist by passion and has written abundantly for about 32 years. Ayaz was born on 22 November 1951 in Bridgeport City, Connecticut, USA. His father was a lawyer, but Ayaz did not choose to work on the footsteps of his father and developed a passion for journalism. Ayaz did his graduation in the field of economics and law from Bombay University. He started his journalism career in the law school itself when he grabbed the chance of journalism for a Sportsweek magazine. Ayaz has an acclaimed reputation in the field of journalism as he edited some prominent newspapers like Bombay Times, DNA.

He was also a sports editor of The Times of India and The Independent. Ayaz in his 33 years of career written extensively on cricket and covered 250 Test matches and 300 One Day International all over the world. Ayaz is all passionate about sports and covered around 8 Cricket World Cups, a football world cup, Olympics, Wimbledon, Commonwealth games and Asian games. Other than journalism Ayaz Memon loves shopping, sketching and taking hot air balloon rides. Ayaz loves watching movies, and his favourite movie includes The prestige and Der Untergang. Apart from journalism, he also did commentary for a couple of One-day internationals and Premier leagues. Currently, Ayaz works as a column writer at the India’s one of the largest business newspaper Mint.

Ayaz is also a columnist for Deccan Chronicle and Times of India. Recently Ayaz had a column praising the rising star of Indian cricket, Pranav Dhanavade, who scored 1000+ runs in a single innings in an officially recognized match.

Bharti Pradhan

Bharti S. Pradhan or Bharti Pradhan hails from a hard-core family of journalists. Bharathi is the senior most film journalist, Editor, Author and a columnist. Bharathi completed her schooling from Holy Angles Convent, Chennai. Bharathi was a hostel girl and one of her mates introduced to the Hindi films which she found to be absurd and wrote letters to the two acclaimed magazines Filmfare and Star & Styles. People of Filmfare were awestruck by a schoolgirl letters and gave her job of film pages of Youth Times which was a publication of The Times of India, which took her career into a new way of surprises and heights. Bharathi started her career as a commerce student and eventually ended up becoming one of the greatest journalists of the media world. Bharathi was an editor of Youth Times, Star & Style and Showtime. Bharathi is not only a journalist but also an author and had written many fictions and non-fiction books also including biographies of Anup Jalota and Shatrughan Sinha. Bharathi considers being an author gives a person an extra freedom apart from writing as a columnist. Her book Cola, Cars, and Communal Harmony talked about the secular side of Salman Khan when he was in the spotlight after Black Buck, car accident, and Aishwarya Rai case. Bharathi is also a senior most columnist in the popular magazine The Telegraph. Her latest books are Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography and Heartfelt biography of Medha Anup Jalota. Bharathi loves fiction writing and considers it as the most satisfactory works that she gets from writing.

Bharti Pradhan Hindi Actress