Vikas Khanna is an internationally acclaimed Indian-American chef, filmmaker and author. He is a James Beard nominee and one of the first Indian chefs to be awarded a Michelin Star in the U.S. He has been featured amongst the 10 most influential chefs in the world by Deutsche Welle and Gazette Review. He is the host of MasterChef India, Twist of Taste and Mega Kitchens on National Geographic. He has authored over 37 award-winning books, including Utsav: A Culinary Epic of Indian Festivals (the world’s most expensive cookbook) and is the creator of documentary series Holy Kitchens and Kitchens of Gratitude. He founded the Museum of Kitchen Arts, which is home to thousands of India’s unique kitchen tools and equipment, located at his alma mater, Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal, India.  His restaurants, Kinara and Ellora in Dubai are both rated as ‘favorite Indian restaurant’ by Condé Nast. His initiative Feed India served more than 51 Million Meals during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Last Color marks Khanna’s debut as a film writer and director, and the film was named in the list of films eligible for the Academy Awards in the Best Picture category. He is working on a new novel which will be represented by A Suitable Agency.