The Big Picture An avid Theatre Person, Political Analyst, Journalist and #Author, Preethi Nagaraj has been associated with The New Indian Express, Deccan Herald, CNBC-TV18 and Hindustan Times. A bilingual writer with proficiency in both English and Kannada, she is a columnist with one of the oldest Kannada dailies – Prajavani. Her reportage on the role of women in Panchayat Raj won her the Sarojini Naidu Prize in 2010 in New York . Her narration of theatre personality and her mentor, B Jayashree’s biography won her the Karnataka Sahithya Academy Book Prize for 2016. She has two Kannada books in her name.