Manisha Bangar is prominent hepatologist and liver transplant specialist from Hyderabad. She is an Urduphile and is actively engaged in promoting Urdu language, literature, and culture. She has authored many articles on the Dakhini origins of Urdu and women’s poetry in Urdu. She has also participated in several reading sessions, musical (ghazal) evenings, and panel discussions on Urdu. Her efforts in promoting communal harmony through the cultural medium, and spreading awareness about liver health as a public educator have been widely recognised.