Ina Puri
An author, columnist, curator and documentarian.

 
   
Her books include In Black and White (a definitive biography of the painter Manjit Bawa) and Journey with a Hundred Strings (the memoir of santoor, maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma).
She has edited Faces of Indian Art ( on studio spaces of artists in collaboration with Nemai Ghosh), Raj Bhavan of Kolkata: Two Hundred Years of Grandeur ,Whispered Legacy: A Retrospective of Abani Sen’s, Mythical Universe, on Jayasri Burman, Rooted Landscapes:The Art of Rini Dhumal & for Lalit Kala Akademi’s Readings Series, Manjit Bawa:Life & Times.
Puri’s Image Ina Production’s Meeting Manjit, a documentary on Manjit Bawa, in 2003 (directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta) received the prestigious Rajat Kamal. Antardhwani, a documentary on Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, based on her biography, fetched the Rajat Kamal in 2009.