Our Authors

The below are the proud authors and contributors of RitiRiwaz.com:

Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.
1567 Posts
Santanam Swaminathan was born in Kilvalur near Nagappattinam in Tamil Nadu in 1948. He is married with two children. He has been living in London from 1987. He has two master degrees to his credit in History and literature in addition to his B.Sc in biology and chemistry. He worked as a part time tutor at the University of London and a part time Health Advocate in a London hospital. Before joining BBC World Service in London he worked as Senior Sub Editor of Dinamani News Paper in Madurai until 1986. He held President/ Secretary posts in four organisations in London. He hails from a journalist family. His father Santanam was the News Editor of Dinamani in Madurai. He translated Anna Karenina of Leo Tolstoy in 1940s which runs to 1500 pages. It was considered a great achievement at that time. Late Sri Santanam was a freedom fighter who was imprisoned with K. Kamaraj and other leaders during the struggle for independence.
20 Posts
Diya Kamboj is a content writer at Ritiriwaz and she is interested to share her ideas with readers. She loves to write about fashion and fitness articles.
12 Posts
Deepak Kamboj is a Solution Architect and Technology Enthusiast and having 20+ years of hands-on experience in the IT industry. He writes articles about the technology, gadgets, social media and culture of India.
10 Posts
Mehak Kamboj is currently working as Director of Area Mental Health Services CD at the Acute Mental Health Unit at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. She studied at the University of Otago and lives in Auckland, New Zealand. She is basically from Moga, Punjab. She wrote articles on mental health and stigma.
3 Posts
Paramita is a certified Sports Nutritionist cum Entrepreneur with diverse experience in the field of Nutrition Science. She has been practicing yoga for more than 15 years now as a disciple of Sadhguru. Prior to focusing on nutrition science, she was a business analyst for nearly 12 years. Shifting from corporate to being a certified nutritionist and fitness coach, the journey was emotional and transformational from being an individual to becoming a mother. Struggling from post-pregnancy weight gain yet was inspired as a mother which led her to be full-time nutritionist specializing in macro and micro nutrient diets. There are many roles that she has had to don ever since she put on the shoes of becoming a certified nutritionist and fitness coach. Most of her clients have come to her and expressed the pressure of the societal glare that has pushed them to take a look at their bodies. She consults each of her clients personally with mental support and guides them to lead healthy lifestyle. Paramita had always led a healthy lifestyle and a true nature lover. Even at the start of her career, she worked as Environmentalist and contributed in government projects. Since 2007, she started working at GIS as Business Analyst majorly assessing business problems and providing technology solutions at various capacities. In 2018, she indulged herself into healthy baking alternatives and Bengali cuisine food with “Parami’s Kitchen”. In 2019, she was certified as Sports Nutritionist from K11 Academy of Fitness Science and worked as a Nutrition coach at Healthify Me. She is actively pursuing certified courses in Yoga specialized in adults as well as toddlers/children. Paramita has also applied for a certified course to be mindfulness instructor as she believe in balancing both the mind and body for a healthy living.
3 Posts
Ananya is a 19-year-old engineering student with a flair for writing. Ever since childhood, stories have always been her escape from reality whether it be classic literature or the latest young adult novel. A budding content writer whose interest extends in the science, beauty and lifestyle realm. Always up for debates on topics of current affairs and a music enthusiast.
2 Posts
Eat Healthy, Live Healthy Life! A Certified Nutritionist helps people to sort out the myths from the facts-- while discovering ways to gain your health back. This can be accomplished by making small but effective lifestyle changes with wholesome foods, specific condition targeted supplements, healing recipes, and healing foods in natural ways
2 Posts
At Saree Palace, Heeral Thakkar commenced with the vision of inspiring the world with her fabulous and stylish clothing line. Heeral is a pioneer in providing an Indian culture and tradition in California. Presently, people from all over the country are interested in shopping from this first ever Indian bridal boutique. With experience in hand and unique fashion trends in mind, Heeral has become one of the most exquisite fashion designers in the country.
2 Posts
Rita Sharma is an author of various articles about Indian Fashion, dresses and trends in the Fashion Industry. She writes articles on delicious, mouthwatering recipes with easy, step-by-step instructions, from over ten years of cooking experience. She will provide you menu ideas with a combination of food items for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner, in authentic Indian style. The author has recreated some of the authentic dishes in a more healthy way, taking much less cooking time, so everyone can enjoy them more often.
2 Posts
Krati Agarwal is an avid reader, poet and a writer who finds writing immensely peaceful and an escape from. Her works have been published in various anthologies. Besides writing, she is a movie enthusiast and a sucker for Italian food.
2 Posts