Suanshu Khurana is an award-winning music critic and Assistant Editor with The Indian Express. Trained in Hindustani classical music under the aegis of Banaras gharana, she has a Masters in Journalism from Punjab University, Chandigarh. With an artistic eye that manifests in her work as a critic and journalist, her writing is a compelling source of truth for artistes in the present times. She’s uncovered stories of artistes hidden from the manic media glare. These include surbahar legend Annapurna Devi and Kathak exponent Roshan Kumari among others. Her other interviews include those with artistes such as Kishori Amonkar, Pandit Jasraj, Alarmal Valli, Pt Birju Maharaj, and Bombay Jayashree among others.