Nadeem Akhtar obtained his PhD in Persian literature from Centre of Persian and Central Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, having worked on the characters of the novels of Sadegh Hedayat, a prominent Iranian novelist. He has authored a book titled Hedayat in India, in Persian, published by Chesmeh Publication, Tehran, Iran, and has also written various research articles and reports for journals and magazines published in India and abroad. He has also contributed an entry to the Encyclopaedia Iranica, Columbia University, USA. He is a member of the Association of Iranian Studies and has presented his research articles in its biennial conferences held in Montreal and Vienna. He has also taught the Persian language in various Summer Schools organized for the students of George Washington University and Indian Universities in Institute of Indo Persian Studies at Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad. He is also Joint Secretary of the Institute.
Link to Hedayat in India: Click here