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Sanchit Gupta

Lower Parel
Mumbai, India


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Sanchit Gupta began his career as a part-time copywriter with an advertising agency in
Mumbai. He went on to co-found his own theatre group, his short stories got published
in several esteemed publications and he worked with All India Radio as a talk show

An Author of three books now, his first book titled ‘The Tree with a Thousand Apples’ is
due to be published by Niyogi Books in December, 2016. The screenplay based on the
book, titled- Kahwa and also written by him, has been long-listed in Sundance
International Screenwriter’s Lab 2017. Earlier participants in the esteemed lab have
been Geetu Mohan Das' Insha-Allah and Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur.

As a Film Screenwriter, he has co-written Emraan Hashmi’s first home production
Captain Nawab which is scheduled to go on floors in Jan 2017. His second film- ‘Kiss
and Tell’ is being co-produced by Oddball Motion Pictures and Super Cinema. His third
film, Simply Fly, the official biopic on Captain Gopinath, is under negotiation with
Viacom Motion Pictures and Excel Entertainment. His fourth film- Guhaar found its way
to the official long-list for Mumbai Mantra Cinerise Screenwriter’s lab 2016.

In Television, he worked as Executive Producer- Fiction with Star Plus for one year. He
is developing a TV show for the UK market and a Web-series for Alt Balaji.

Apart from being a writer, he is an MBA-Marketing from NMIMS, Mumbai and has been
a brand management professional with a wide range of brand building and
communication development experience across ITC LTD, Mahindra & Mahindra,
Pernod Ricard and Star India.

Website: Facebook, Twitter: @sanchit421 Email- Phone- +91- 9930807547

Interests: Books, Movies, Poetry, Theatre

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Tree with a Thousand Apples