Sathya Saran is best known for being the Editor of the Femina magazine for a long twelve years. She is also the author of a diverse variety of books. The Dark Side reflects her love of the short story, while the critically acclaimed biographies Years with Guru Dutt: Abrar Alvi's Journey; Sun Mere Bandhu Re: The Musical World of SD Burman and Baat Niklegi toh Phir: The Life and Music of Jagjit Singh bear testimony to her love of cinema and music. Sathya's last published book is Hariprasad Chaurasia: Breath of Gold.
Currently Consulting Editor with Penguin Random House India, Sathya also teaches fashion journalism at NIFT Mumbai, Kangra and Srinagar.