Namrata Joshi Age, Husband, photo, Family, Biography

Namrata Joshi is an Indian film critic based in New Delhi. Originally working for Outlook, she remained there from 1999 till 2015, when she joined The Hindu. She won the National Film Award for Best Film Critic in 2004.
Namrata Joshi
Namrata Joshi
Profession(s) Journalist, Film Critic, Fledgling Programmer, Author
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 161 cm
in meters– 1.61 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 3”
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Field Journalism
Worked As Senior Associate Editor
Outlook – 1999-2015
Associate Editor Cinema and Film Critic
The Hindu (Mumbai edition) – 2015-2020
Senior journalist and Film Critic:
• The Guardian
• The Wire (India)
• Al Jazeera
• The Print (India)
• Deccan Herald
• DZone
• Silverscreen India
• NewsClick
• National Herald India
• Outlook (India)
• Firstpost
• Mint
• The Hindu
• Dawn
• Khaleej Times
Awards 2004: National Film Award for the Best Film Critic
Personal Life
Nationality Indian
College/University • The University of Delhi
• Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, Maharashtra
• Times Centre for Media Studies, New Delhi
Educational Qualification • Studied English Literature at Delhi University 
• Certificate Course in Film Appreciation from the Film and Television Institute of India
• P.G. Diploma in Journalism from Times Centre for Media Studies
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Eggetarian
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband/Spouse N/A
City Budapest, Hungary
Food A steamed vegetable bun from Singapore, Sabudana poori, Aamras, Pooranpoli
Dessert Khuchran
Restaurants (in Singapore) Paradise Dynasty, Chateraise Singapore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Namrita Joshi

  • Namrata Joshi is an Indian film critic, journalist, and associate programmer
  • After completing her studies in English literature and journalism, she worked as a Senior Associate Editor, Associate Editor Cinema and Film Critic, and Senior journalist and Film Critic.
  • She has written for many renowned media outlets including ‘Outlook’ where she worked for almost sixteen years.
  •  Namrata Joshi is an Associate Programmer at the Indian Film Festivals of Los Angeles (IFFLA).  Moreover, she has served as one of the jury members at the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), an association of organizations for film critics and film journalists around the world to promote film culture and safeguard professional interests.
  • Along with being a jury member at the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), Namrata has been one of the jury members in international film festivals which includes the 10th Kerala International Film Festival, 10th Cluj Transsilvania International Film Festival, 29th Moscow International Film Festival, and 38th Toronto International Film Festival.
  • Focusing on the impact of cinema on society, Namrata came up with a 250-paged book titled ‘Reel India: Cinema off the Beaten Track’ – launched on 20 July 2019.
  • Namrata Joshi often shares pictures of food, mostly south Indian, on her social media.
  • Namrata Joshi has a pet dog – ‘Maggy.’