Piyush Jha is an acclaimed film director and the author of bestselling crime fiction novels. His films as a Director/Writer, Chalo America, King of Bollywood and Sikandar are noted for the unconventionality of the subject matter and for their relevance to contemporary society.
As an Author, Piyush Jha’s crime-fiction suspense novel series Mumbaistan, Compass Box Killer, Anti-Social Network and the stand-alone novel Raakshas- India’s No. 1 Serial Killer are noir, page-turners that explore the gritty, underbelly of Mumbai. Piyush Jha’s Mumbaistan- Inspector Virkar Series of novels is being adapted into a web-OTT TV show series starring Prateik Babbar as Inspector Virkar. The first season, titled Virkar Vs.The Anti-Social Network, has already been filmed and is currently in post-production. Girls of Mumbaistan is Piyush Jha’s fifth crime-thriller as an author and is a follow-up to the Mumbaistan Series, this time with compelling female protagonists.Piyush Jha is also currently working to set up his fourth film as a Director where he will be adapting one of the novellas from Girls of Mumbaistan to the screen.