Gajra Kottary has worked as Screenwriter on many talked about and appreciated daily soaps including Balika Vadhu, Astitva, Jyoti, Godh Bharai, Panaah, Ghar Ek Sapna and Ek Veer ki Ardaas.

She debuted as an author with Fragile Victories and followed up with The Last Laugh, a women-centric collection of short stories. In her novel, Broken Melodies, she gave us women of strong characters exploring the beauty of their lives.

Girls Don’t Cry is Gajra’s latest novel.

Gajra Kottary will be speaking at the Orange Flower Digital Summit, Mumbai, on New Media, New Women? (With the rise of new media owned/created by women, are we seeing the dawn of a more 'real' portrayal of women?).

She is also a jurist at the Orange Flower Awards, 2017.


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