Born in Shillong,many moons ago, with schooling at Loreto Convent, and an English Honors from St. Edmunds Collage, Paulami started her career with ‘All India Radio Shillong’. She wrote and also gave her voice to a few shows there. Later, she came down to Kolkata and got a post graduate degree in Comparitive Literature from Jadavpur University. She had also taken a fancy to learning Spanish, bt today confesses that she has forgotten most of it.
In the past, she has written for ‘The Times of India’ in the ‘Guwahati – Shillong Plus’ edition and also ‘The Shillong Times’. Television had always attracted her and was connected to the Bangla TV industry for about 6 years. She was associated with ETV – Bangla, Akash Bangla and Sony Aath in this period.
Having left her day job in 2012, Paulami took up full time writing. Her first novel ‘Pinjar’ released in early 2012. She has also contributed to ‘Minds@work’ anthology in 2013. Her second novel ‘Unplanned Destiny’ released in 2014. She is also the screenplay writer of the National Award winning film – Ri Homeland of Uncertainty.
Whe she is not writing or watching movies, Paulami is either reading biographies or classic pieces of literature. Cricket, food, cinema, books and music are an integral part of her life.