She won the 2000 National Film Award for Best Book on Cinema for her first book Sholay: The Making of a Classic.
She was the executive editor of NDTV and the primary anchor of NDTV 24x7 news debate show Left, Right & Centre and the weekly debate...
She is the Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18.
She has written more than 56 books including novels, short stories and essays.
In 2006 she won the Forward Prize for her debut poetry book Countries of the Body.
She has won numerous awards for her contribution to literature, gender issues and journalism.
She was until recently Editorial Director of the Indian edition of the French haute couture magazine L'Officiel.
Jerry Pinto is a Roman Catholic of Goan origin, and grew up in Mahim Mumbai