Bishal Paul is an author, screenwriter, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Little Monk Communications, a digital marketing agency managing works of a host of Bollywood personalities and brands. Bishal is also the Editor and Creative Director of a digital magazine, Stage. In 2012, he authored the bestselling novel, Footprints of Life and was named one of the youngest bestselling authors in India in 2013 by Hindustan Times. Bishal directed the feature length documentary, The Gujarat Promise in 2013 for which he faced extreme state censorship. He recently directed his second feature length documentary, Nirbhoy based in Sundarbans, produced by Drishyam Films. His latest book, The Godmother is due for a release at the end of this year. Currently, he is co-writing some screenplays and working on some exciting creative projects.
Whoever has closely followed Kishor's way of functioning knows that he has an incredible ability to create a wave – a “hawa” to use Hindi parlance. Already, the “leaks” about Priyanka being the Congress’s chief ministerial candidate in UP are dominating column inches. Kishor’s deft moves have brought the Congress back into the limelight where it was earlier not even being considered a bit player. But what next? Is this just “hawa” or will the winds of change really blow for the Congress?