Amit Varma is an author and columnist based in Mumbai. A journalist for almost two decades, he has written for the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Observer, Wisden and all major Indian publications. He is currently a columnist for the Times of India, Bloomberg Quint and Cricket Next. He won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2007 and 2015. He is the host of one of India's most popular podcasts, ‘The Seen and the Unseen’, which is a weekly deep-dive interview show. He writes the blog ‘India Uncut’.