Sanjib Dey is an international award-winning film director and a screenwriter who made his feature debut with the critically acclaimed multi-lingual film III Smoking Barrels, which is based on this book. The film was screened at nearly twenty prestigious international film festivals across the globe and won many nominations and awards. The film saw a pan-India theatrical release in 2018 and is presently streaming on Netflix for a global audience. Sanjib is currently involved in two feature films which will be announced shortly. As an author, III Smoking Barrels is his debut book. Sanjib was born in Golaghat, Assam. He has been working in various capacities in the Mumbai Film and Television industry for close to two decades now.