Sukanya is a freelance writer, poet and lawyer. She was awarded the All India Poetry Prize in 2015, which she recognizes as the defining moment of her inner life as a writer. She holds a graduation in law, a post-graduation in philosophy and a post graduate diploma in print journalism. A former copywriter for advertising, Sukanya now juggles between freelance writing and legal practice.
Indian Matchmaking follows the lives of Indian individuals trying to get married through a matchmaker based in Mumbai, Sima Taparia. Another lesser known Netflix venture that she was a part of, was a documentary titled 'A Suitable Girl'.
This is a narrative based on a ‘true story’ as seen through the eyes of a daughter, that is, Shakuntala Devi’s daughter Anupama Banerji. In doing so, unfortunately, this film has reduced the life of the late Guinness-record-holding 'human calculator' to just her motherhood.