Kunal Purohit

Kunal Purohit is an independent journalist, documentary filmmaker, and podcast creator. H-Pop: The Secretive World of Hindutva Pop Stars (2023) is his latest publication. His other notable works include Vanished: Inside India’s Bermuda Triangle (2022), a non-fiction podcast, and The Children of Nowhere(2023), a documentary film. A recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Civic Journalism (2012), the Statesman Award for Rural Reporting (2014), and the UNFPA-Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitive Reporting (2014 and 2019), he has an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London and a Bachelor’s in Mass Media from Mumbai University.