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An alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Anirudha Bhattacharjee is an SAP consultant by profession, a musician by passion and a chronicler of music and cinema by avocation. R.D. Burman: The Man, The Music, his first book (co-written with Balaji Vittal), won the National Award for best book on cinema in 2012. Gaata Rahe Mera Dil (also co-written with Balaji Vittal) won the MAMI Award in its inaugural year, 2015. His other books include the critically acclaimed S.D. Burman: The Prince-Musician (2018, co-written with Balaji Vittal) and the bestseller Kishore Kumar: The Ultimate Biography (2022, co-written with Parthiv Dhar).
Anirudha lives with his family in Calcutta, India, where he spends time watching films with his wife when not pretending to work or watching football matches. Basu Chatterji: And Middle-of-the-Road Cinema is his first book on a film-maker.