Rajesh TalwarThis is the Official Website of Author Rajesh Talwar.

Rajesh Talwar is a writer and lawyer by profession. While practicing law he has also taught law to LL.B students at Delhi University and Jamia Millia Islamia over a period of six years. As a lawyer he was closely associated with several human rights cases including landmark petitions dealing with issues arising out of HIV/ Aids. In 1996 he went to the U.K. on a British Chevening scholarship, from where he did his LL.M in Human Rights Law from the University of Nottingham, following which he worked for the United Nations in various capacities in Kosovo, Somalia and Liberia. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in General Journalism from the London School of Journalism and has written extensively on different subjects for various newspapers, journals and magazines including The Guardian (UK), The Economic Times, The Sunday Mail, The Pioneer as well as  websites such as www.boloji.com/writers/rajeshtalwar.htm etc. He has authored several books, both non-fiction as well as fiction.

In non-fiction 'Making Your Own Will' (Vision Books, 1992) was followed by ‘Courting Injustice: The Terrible Truth About Our Courts' (ABVA, 1995),'The Judiciary on Trial' (Cosmos, 1995) 'How to Choose Your Lawyer' (Vision Books, 1998), 'The Divorce Handbook' (Vision Books, 1999), 'The Third Sex and Human Rights' (Gyan Books, 1999), and 'The Laws of E-Business in India' (Vision Books, 2001).


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In fiction he has written a collection of children's stories published under the title 'The Three Greens' (Orient Longman Ltd; 2004) ( www.orientlongman.com ). He has also written a novel and plays. 'Simran' (Walter Sharja; 1998) was followed by 'Inside Gayland' (Gyan Books, 2000) and 'Two Plays: Conquest at Noon & A Most Unsuitable Girl' (Kalpaz Publications; 2003) and most recently 'Inglistan: A Novel' (Kalpaz Publications 2007). In 2005 he was attached as a playwright to the Blue Elephant Theatre in London preparatory to the staging of 'A Most Unsuitable Girl' at the theatre.

He has a Certificate in Film Making from the London Film Academy, and has worked in various capacities in short films such as 'Sexpresso' (Director: Katherine Simkins), 'My Little Loneliness' (Director: Joe Hirsch), 'DHARMA' (Director: Stuart Wilkinson). In 2005 he directed, scripted and edited a short film 'Boy-Girl meets Girl-Boy' starring Umar Abbas and Victoria Johnston. He has appeared on television as an expert commentator, provided voiceovers in film and scripted screenplays.