Nityapriya Ghosh studied in Presidency College and Calcutta University. After brief stints in English lecturership and in the Government of India’s central civil service, he was a corporate publicity and public relations executive till 1992. He wrote a monograph on Tagore for Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, in 1990. He contributed to The Statesman, Calcutta, as its weekly television columnist for ten years. Ghosh has three books of essays in Bengali on popular literature and has also written and edited several books on Rabindranath Tagore.