Pritish Nandy led the Times of India Group during the 1980s, apart from being a renowned editor and writer. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1998 to 2004 and writes two columns that, between them, have the highest reach and readership. He has won countless awards as a poet, journalist, editor and TV host and has received honors too many to list, including the Padma Shri at the age of 26. He was editor of The Illustrated Weekly of India, Filmfare and The Independent and publishing director of The Times of India. Author of sixty books, Nandy founded Pritish Nandy Communications in the belief that content will drive the future of media and entertainment.
Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, March 2006