Gaurav Solanki (writer)
Gaurav Solanki (born 1986) is an Indian fiction writer, poet, screenwriter and lyricist.He has written songs for Ugly, Daas Dev and Veere Di Wedding. In 2012, He was awarded Jnanpeeth's Navlekhan Puraskar which he refused to accept.  He has written much acclaimed film Article 15.
Early life and education
His first break in films was Anurag Kashyap's Ugly (2014) for which he wrote lyrics. Kashyap has bought the rights of his story 'Hisar mein Hahakar' as well. Solanki has written songs for Daas Dev (2018) and Veere Di Wedding (2018) too.  His screenplay 'Nisaar' was selected for Drishyam Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, 2016.  In 2019, he wrote Article 15 which got him huge acclaim.
Gaurav Solanki's first short-story collection 'Gyrahvin-A ke Ladke' was released in Jaipur Literature Festival, 2018. It was among top 3 Hindi Books in the Dainik Jagran Nielsen Bookscan Bestseller list in its first quarter.
- "Gaurav Solanki | Jaipur Literature Festival". Jaipur Literature Festival.
- "Jnanpeeth rejects 'vulgar' stories, writers unite in protest".
- "'फिल्मों में सिर्फ गाने लिखने से काम चलना मुश्किल है'".
- "For the first time a blog will be adapted into a full-fledged film".
- "Writers and Creative Advisors Selected for Drishyam | Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab in Udaipur, India April 4-8".
- "Gaurav Solanki's Book Launch".
- "Dainik Hindi Bestseller".