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Poonam Saxena

Poonam Saxena is the National Weekend Editor at the Hindustan Times. She has translated Gunahon Ka Devta, Dharamvir Bharati’s iconic 1949 novel and Hindi fiction’s biggest bestseller, into English (Chander & Sudha, Penguin Viking). Her most recent translation is Scene: 75, author and film writer Rahi Masoom Raza’s dark, satirical novel about the Hindi film industry of the 1970s (HarperCollins).

She has also co-authored filmmaker and television host Karan Johar’s memoir, An Unsuitable Boy (Penguin), which recently won the Popular Award, Biography, at the Raymond Crossword Book Awards.