Ram Kamal Mukherjee

Journalist, producer and student of cinema.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Three things people don’t know about you?

I love cinema, both Indian, International and World Cinema, I love Biriyani (my favourite food of all time), I love travelling.

What’s your greatest fear?

Loosing my dear ones

What is your greatest achievement?

Every time I achieve something I feel that I can achieve more.

High point of your life?

Heading India’s leading film magazine Stardust as Editor-In-Chief

Low point of your life

When decided to become a TV producer I had to start from scratch because no one considered my 20 years experience in journalism in this new field.

Which living person do you most admire?

Hema Malini

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Sherlock Holmes

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Ravaan (Asura)

Who are your favorite authors?

William Shakespear, Paulo Cohleo, Rabindranath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Munshi Premchand, Tasleema Nasreen, Chetan Bhagat, O Henry, Amish Tripathy

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Mahabharat, Julius Ceaser, Series of Srikanta (Sarat Chandera Chattopadhyay), Short stories by Satyajit Ray, Amar Meyebela (Tasleema Nasreen)

Is there a book you love to reread?

All Tagore novels

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray), Sholay (Ramesh Sippy), Roshomon (Akira Kurosoa), Children of Heaven (Majid Majidi), Meghe Dhaka Tara (Ritwick Ghatak)

One Superpower you wish you had?

To not transcribe my interviews. Someone should hear and type it for me.

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

Finally I meet the ‘deadline’.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

My dream city London

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

Underwater swimmer

Which book you wish you had written ?

Palace Of Illusion

When and where do you write ?

At home in my study corner

Silence or music?

Silence

One phrase that you use most often?

Oh My God

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Archies Comic

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Be master the words before you start playing

Ram Kamal Mukherjee is known for his best seller, a coffee table book on India's first female superstar Hema Malini titled Diva Unveiled, Ram Kamal Mukherjee bagged the coveted title of India's youngest biographer in 2005. With 17 years of experience in print journalism, he has been associated with leading publications since 2000. Former Editor-In-Chief of Stardust, Assistant Editor of Mumbai Mirror (Times Of India) and Vice President of Pritish Nandy Communication, Mukherjee's Long Island Ice Tea is his first venture in fiction. With almost one million social media followers he remains one of the most popular journalists from Bollywood.

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