Timeri N Murari’s career spans journalism, novels, non-fiction, young adult fiction as well as stage plays and screenplays. His novels include the international best sellers, Taj, A Story of Mughal India and The Taliban Cricket Club. His film The Square Circle (Daayra), made it to the Time magazine’s top 10 best films of the year. He adapted it for the stage and directed it at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre. His latest non-fiction work is Empress of the Taj: In Search of Mumtaz Mahal (2019). His 1980 novel, Field of Honour is being republished in India as Gunboat Jack: A Novel.