Professor of English
Makarand R. Paranjape is a Professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He also served as the Director at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. The author/editor of over 50 books, hundreds of academic papers, and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, he is considered one of India’s leading public intellectuals. His latest books include JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil War (2022) and Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity.
Javed Akhtar and Makarand Paranjape In Conversation with Shoma Chaudhury