Malvika Nanda is a Delhi based Writer/Journalist, Entrepreneur and a Music/ Media Consultant & Strategist. After over a decade of active journalism with one of India’s leading newspapers – The Hindustan Times, she’s now pursuing her long cherished dream of working on the myriad aspects of the music and entertainment in India with her firm – The Big Beat. But, of course writing continues to be her first love.
As a journalist Malvika has reported on a wide variety ranging from undercover ops unearthing scams and injustice, reporting on riots and unrest, to issues plaguing the entertainment industry; as also securing a large number of exclusive interviews of Indian and International music legends – such as Sting, Bryan Adams, Mark Knopfler, Coldplay, Chris Rea, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden and Pandit Ravi Shankar among many others. She wrote a popular weekly music column called Gig-a-byte for HT City that envisaged the Indian Independent music in specific, while also keeping a track of developments in counter culture scenario, nightlife and music in general.
Not forgoing her love for prose, Malvika continues write for a variety of traditional and online publications (such as Femina, Society, Exotica, LuxepointIndia.com, WeddingFables.com, BornOfWeb.com, Mail Today/ India Today, The Citizen, along with this weblog.
Malvika has recently launched Supper And Song, one of the country’s first few music-based series on youtube that features, unscripted and immersive conversations with some of the with some of the most compelling music-makers, over a new gourmet experience each time.
Supper And Song with Malvika Nanda feat. Rabbi Shergill | S1 | E1
Watch here: https://youtu.be/24hx9K4dZ4I
In the news:
Gig Life Asia: #GLAGuide Delhi feat Malvika Nanda http://giglifeasia.com/glaguide-delhi-feat-malvika-nanda/
Everything Experiential: Playing different roles from a writer, a journalist to an entrepreneur and a music or media consultant, Malvika Nanda classifies herself as them all and talks about why media strategy holds prominence for an event, among various other things. http://everythingexperiential.businessworld.in/tags/malvika-nanda-84403/
DNA, After Hours: Is the artist and repertoire machinery in Bollywood moving from labels to composers? http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-is-the-artist-and-repertoire-machinery-in-bollywood-moving-from-labels-to-composers-2358549
Midday, Mumbai: How B-Town concerts fare compared to their international counterparts
MensXP.com: Is Thursday The New Friday http://www.mensxp.com/culture/nightlife/31001-is-thursday-the-new-friday.html
Indian Express: Sarangi Dances to Dubstep http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/sarangi-dances-to-dubstep/953030/1
Scribe turns showstopper; WIFW kickstarts smoothly with nomads and green houses