Jai Thakur, 30, a Business Research Analyst with one of the top rated Wall Street firms started photography out of his passion for traveling and storytelling. Brought up in Bengdubi cantonment of Darjeeling district he is now based in Delhi.His work has been selected and displayed at various platforms like Where the Road Leads… at Lalit Kala Academy 2016, Nicefoto 2014 (An international celebration of Amateur photography), Jeevika: 10th Asian Livelihood Documentary Film Festival 2013 and Nicefoto Jaipur Chapter 2013.
He won Honourable/Jury awards at the repute of International Photography Awards (Harmony)-2018, Monochrome Black and White International Photography Awards – 2017 &2016, International Photography Awards -2017 &2016, Moscow International Foto Awards – 2016,International Photography Awards (Family of Man) – 2016, Tokyo International Foto Awards – 2016, Sahitya Kala Parishad Annual Art Exhibition 2015 (Govt. of Delhi NCT) and Jury Mention at Jeevika: 10th Asian Livelihood Documentary Film Awards. His work has been published in various media platforms be it print, online or Instagram.