Joshua Newtonn

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Birthday
2, 1969
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
India

About

Known for such popular screenplays as Offseason and Ritu, this acclaimed Indian writer also published articles, short stories, and a nonfiction work titled The Book of People: Ten Life Reports From India.

Before Fame

Before becoming a creative writer, he worked as a journalist and editor for over a decade and was employed by such publications as New Indian Express and Men's Health.

Trivia

He was the first Indian recipient of both the Evangelical Press Association Award and the Luis Valtuena VII International Humanitarian Photography Award. One of his short stories, "Taj Mahal," appeared in the anthology Why Don't We Talk?

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kerala, India.

Associated With

He and Javed Akhtar both had successful careers as Indian cinema screenwriters.