Rakshanda jalil

Chief Editor

Taj magazines

Rakhshanda Jalil is a multi-award-winning translator, writer, and literary historian. Dr. Jalil has published over 25 books and written over 50 academic papers and essays. She runs an organisation called Hindustani Awaaz, devoted to the popularisation of Hindi-Urdu literature and culture. She was awarded the Kaifi Azmi Award for her contribution to Urdu, the First Jawad Memorial Prize for Urdu-Hindi Translation and the Distinguished Translator Award by Vani Prakashan at the Jaipur Lit Festival. She writes regularly for major newspapers such as Hindustan Times, Indian Express, The Hindu as well as magazines such as Outlook, Scroll, The Wire, etc. She is the Editor of the Taj magazine, a bi-annual book-length journal of the Taj group of hotels.