Namrata Joshi is an Indian journalist and film critic. She has worked with many renowned media houses including Outlook and The Hindu in India.
Namrata Joshi studied English Literature at Delhi University. Namrata Joshi – LinkedIn She pursued her further studies in media at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, Maharashtra and the Times Centre for Media Studies, Delhi. Namrata Joshi – LinkedIn Her excellence in evaluating films led her to work with Outlook as a Senior Associate Editor for 16 years.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Colour: Salt and pepper
Eye Colour: Dark brown
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Journalist – Film Critic
Namrata Joshi is an Indian award-winning film critic. After working for the Outlook news magazine from 1999-2015, she joined the Mumbai edition of The Hindu which she announced in 2015 through a tweet saying,
And it marks my (informal) debut too. On another platform @TheHindu … Formal induction to follow soon…” Exchange4media
She has worked with many reputed newspapers and magazines such as The Guardian, The Wire (India), Al Jazeera, The Print (India), Deccan Herald, DZone, OPEN, Silverscreen India, NewsClick, National Herald India, Outlook (India), Firstpost, Mint, The Hindu, Dawn, and Khaleej Times. Muck Rack She has also been a member of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).
She marked herself as an author by launching her first book ‘Reel India: Cinema off the Beaten Track’ on 20 July 2019. It is a book consisting of 250 pages in which she analysed the impact of cinema on society and what it leads to.
She has authored many reports for various international film festivals including a report titled ‘A Woman’s Moscow’ at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival, a report on Relationships on a Breakdown Mode at the 33rd Cairo International Film festival, ‘Woman Interrupted’ at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival, and a report at the 10th Kerala International Film Festival. FIPRESCI
Namrata Joshi has been a jury member in many international film festivals including the 10th Cluj Transsilvania International Film Festival, 10th Kerala International Film Festival, 29th Moscow International Film Festival, and 38th Toronto International Film Festival. FIPRESCI
Namrata Joshi won the National Film Award for the Best Film Critic in 2004. Exchange4media
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- She has a pet dog named ‘Maggy.’