Anirudha Bhattacharjee is the co-author, along with Balaji Vittal, of R.D. Burman: The Man, The Music which won the President’s Swarn Kamal Award for the Best book on Cinema at the National Film Awards for 2011. Bhattacharjee has also authored a book of lists on Amitabh Bachchan. His recently released Gaata Rahe Mera Dil – 50 Classic Hindi films Songs, co-authored with Balaji Vittal, was awarded the Excellence in Writing on Cinema at the 17th Mumbai Film Festival in November 2015. A die-hard fan of Hitchcock, Ray, Kishore Kumar, the Burmans and football, he is a well-known name on the Indian quizzing circuit, and is considered the leading expert on pre-1985 Hindi and Bengali music and cinema. Bhattacharjee is currently working on multiple books and is employed with IBM as a Project Manager.