Anupama Chopra is a film critic, National Award-winning book author and journalist. She is the chairperson of the Film Critics Guild and Director of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. She has covered cinema since 1993 in multiple mediums – print, television and digital. She has worked with India Today, NDTV 24/7, Star World and is currently the founder and editor in chief of the digital platform Film Companion, which offers a curated look at cinema and entertainment. She has also written about cinema for various international publications including The New York Times, Variety and Sight and Sound.
Anupama has authored several books, including King of Bollywood - Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema, which was featured on the Editor’s Choice list of the New York Times Sunday book review and translated into German, Indonesian and Polish.
Anupama received an MA in journalism from Northwestern University.