Rishav Paul is a research scholar whose area of expertise is post-Independence Indian drama. Rishav has honed his craft of theatre criticism by participating in the Articulate Mentorship Programme organized by the Kolkata Centre for Creativity, under the tutelage of Dr Ananda Lal. After obtaining an M.A. in English from Jadavpur University, he is now pursuing a PhD in English from Savitribai Phule Pune University. He likes to read books on almost any topic under the sun, but unwinds by watching football and making a wide variety of dishes with eggs.