Birth: 15-01-1951, Bihar, India
Pritish Nandy is a Indian poet, painter, journalist, politician, media and television personality, animal activist and film producer.
He has published a number of poetry books in English and translated poems by other writers from Bengali and Urdu into English.
Nandy founded Pritish Nandy Communications in 1993 and remains its Non-Executive Chairman. The Company's first programme was a chat show entitled the The Pritish Nandy Show which aired on Doordarshan, a public broadcasting channel. The World This Week also aired on Doordarshan. This was followed by Fiscal Fitness, India's first weekly business show, on Zee TV, and The Pritish Nandy Business Show. Nandy has presented over 500 news and current affairs shows on Doordarshan, Zee TV and Sony TV.
He produced films like Jhankaar Beats, Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Ek Khiladi EK Haseena, Ugly Aur Pagli, etc.