Akhil Arora

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Location
Mumbai, India
School
City University London
Expertise
Marvel Cinematic Universe, Indian Streaming Originals, Video Game Adaptations
  • Akhil is a Rotten Tomatoes-certified film critic, with over 300 film and TV reviews and 600 published features.
  • Akhil is a member of Film Critics Guild, the premier Indian association that's also behind the annual Critics' Choice Awards.
  • He has covered series premières and product and service launches in Seoul, Mumbai, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, and London.

Experience

Akhil has over seven years of experience across media — text, video, and podcasts — in a myriad of beats, including movies, TV shows, video gaming, and technology. He has interviewed the likes of Christian Bale and Anurag Kashyap, covered events across the globe, and reviewed everything from American blockbusters to Indian dramas from a global socio-political and feminist perspective. Prior to joining /News, he was part of NDTV, India's most trusted news organization. Akhil is also the co-founder, co-host, and co-editor of movie podcast The Long Take.

Education

Akhil has bachelor's and master's degrees in Journalism from University of Mumbai and City University London, respectively.
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