Nayan Raj Pandey is an award-winning producer, director, and writer. He has made over two dozen documentaries, including Journey with Myeloma, and directed numerous television series. Pandey has created films for agencies, NGOs and media companies such as UNICEF, DFID, ABC Nepal, and the Tamakosi Sewa Samiti. His writings include 2,500 episodes of television shows, a dozen books, over 25 feature films. Pandey has won numerous national awards, notably the National Award for Best Screenplay (2010), the Diamond Sumshere Memorial Award for Contributions to Scriptwriting (2013), the Mainali Katha Puraskar (2015), and the Padmashree Puraskar (2018). Pandey has served on numerous boards and juries of literary and film institutions and awards.