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Profile of writer Sanjay V Shah

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Local time: 19:34 IST (GMT+5.5)

Native in: Gujarati Native in Gujarati, Hindi (Variant: Indian) Native in Hindi
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Translation education Bachelor's degree - Bombay University
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Sanjay V Shah

Journalist, writer, director, poet, film critic and columnist

^ Owner – Magrol Multimedia, a media and entertainment business company

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A journalist, writer, director, poet, translator. Since 1995Major achievements:
Worked as Executive Editor of Gujarati Jee magazine for 4 years.
Worked as Executive Editor of Complete Cinema for 16 months
Translated historical works of Veer Savarkar (1,500 plus pages) from Marathi to Gujarati
Author of DeevaDandi, a runaway hit Gujarati book featuring lives of 41 renowned Jains
Writing daily column Rankaar (about good living) in Mumbai Samachar since 1998
Outstanding command over Gujarati language and its grammar
Written more than 20 commercial stage plays in Gujarati and Hindi languages
Written Hindi and Gujarati TV soaps
Directed musical stage play KrishnaParva starring national award winner actor Sudha Chandran


Writing daily column RANKAAR (good thought column) since 01 January 1998 in Bombay Samachar. Written more than 4,500 pieces till date.

Writing Sunday columns Sunday Rankaar, Offbeat Express, Reading Room and film reviews in Bombay Samachar.

Providing content for KDO World, a Kutchi Dasha Oshwal Jain community


Sanjay V Shah, the author / translator

Author of runaway hit Gujarati book DeevaDandi, featuring lives of 41 Jain dignitaries depicting their struggle, rise and lifetime faith in values, religion and philanthropy. More than 5,000 copies already sold, a record sort of thing for a Gujarati book released just few months back in January 2012.

Completed translation of Veer Savarkar’s mammoth historical books from Marathi to Gujarati. Comprising more than 1,500 pages. It will soon be made available on the Internet for world by the Veer Savarkar Pratishthan, Mumbai

Sanjay V Shah, the theatre / TV personality

Directed a Gujarati musical Krishnaparva starring Sudha Chandran and 60 artistes and dancers. Released in Mumbai on10 July 2009.

Wrote daily soap Thodi Khushi Thodi Gham, from the episode one. Written more than 100 episodes in dialogues and 30 episodes screenplays.

Written dialogues and or screenplays for Gujarati serials viz. Aasha, Kori Aankhen Bheena Sapna and Shubh Labh.

Written Hindi play Mujhe Rang De starring Ayesha Julka, Divya Dutta and Ananth Mahadevan, Kuchh Tum Kaho Kuchh Hum Kahein, starring Smriti Irani and Apra Mehta and Dhoond Ke Us Paar starring Ami Trivedi and Homi Wadia.

Written Gujarati plays Lagangaadu Chaaley Aadu, Taarey Mann Hu Maarey Mann Tu, Rutu No Ritik, Sang Taney Chhey Rang, Father Maara Godfather (co-writer), Aapna J Ghar Maa No Entry, Toh Laagi Sharat, Raja Vaja Ne Varraja, Ekbijana Fifty Fifty, Dhummas Ni Pele Paar, Amey Mastina Matwala, Saat Teri Ekvis (one of the seven monologues of the play).

Written and produced Gujarati plays Sang Taney Chhey Rang, Raja Vaja Ne Varraja and Ekbijana Fifty Fifty and produced Aav Re Varsad under the banner SHREENATHJI ARTS.

Written more than 20 one act plays, directed around 10 one act plays including prize winning Sanskaar for Prabodh Joshi open one act competition, Main Prakriti Hoon for SH Agarwal High School, Kandivali (west), Mumbai (in state level one act play competition for schools in Maharashtra), Bhavishya for Swaminarayan Gurukul, Hyderabad.

Sanjay V Shah, the journalist

Journalist since last 17 years.

Worked as the Executive Editor of Jee, Chitralekha group’s film magazine from May 2005 to January 2009. Worked as Executive Editor of Complete Cinema for the period November 2010 to January 2012.

Worked with esteemed newspapers / publications like Bombay Samachar (currently also associated), Gujarat Samachar, the Asian Age, Complete Cinema, Samantar Pravah, Hotline, Navu Sulekhan, etc. in the last 17 years. Also edited, contributed and wrote for various other publications such as Your Time Value, Full Tension (both puzzle and quiz magazines), Bluechip Investments, Navu Sulekhan, etc.

Covered various beats like crime, society, arts, business, entertainment, films, literature, IT and others as a journalist in a long career span.

Written content for various websites including,,,, etc.

Sanjay V Shah, the lyricist

Written songs for Gujarati plays Sang Taney Chhey Rang, Taarey Mann Hu Maarey Mann Tu, Aapna J Ghar Maa No Entry, Aav Re Varsad

Written 10 songs (9 Hindi, 1 Hindi) for musical play Krishnaparva

Written a Gujarati song for Malaysia’s landmark album YADEIN consisting 13 songs in 13 languages. The song was composed by Arvinder Raina, brother of well-known Bollywood singer Tochi Raina.

Written community anthem song for Kutch Dasha Oswal community sung by Mohammad Salamat, singer of the title song of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam fame

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