Dr. Anjali Monteiro is a retired Professor from the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is a documentary filmmaker, media researcher and teacher. Jointly with K.P. Jayasankar, she has made over 35 documentary films, which have won thirty-three awards. She is co-author of the national award winning book A Fly in the Curry: Independent Documentary Film in India (Sage, 2016).