Mayank Shekhar is the first film critic to win the Ramnath Goenka [Journalism] Award. His last book Name Place Animal Thing was a critically acclaimed, Amazon top title. His ongoing podcast Sit With Hitlist has won multiple prizes. Shekhar was in the founding leadership team of Mumbai Mirror [under Times group], and has been national culture editor with Hindustan Times. He’s currently entertainment head with Mid-day, where you can follow his writings, and his weekly column, MS Word.