Deepika Shetty has made a name for assimilating her varied life experiences into her writing across platforms. She spent six years in television in Singapore before switching to print journalism. Known for her relentless pursuit of exclusive news stories, Shetty had previously worked for renowned news outlets in India.
On the literary front, Shetty has moderated at several key literary festivals in Australia as well as Ubud, Galle and Singapore.
Launched in 2013, her popular Facebook page, Sadee (Our) Saree, has galvanised a new generation’s interest in the traditional Indian saree.
In 2014, she published her debut novel The Red Helmet.