Born and brought up in Delhi, Reeti studied German in JNU before she walked out 10 years after with an M.Phil in hand and found her way to Berlin. She has lived in Germany for over a decade now, yet she chooses Delhi as the backdrop for her stage. “I am Indian, and Delhi is instinctive with crime, maybe in another 20 years I will be unable to write about the city like I can now,” she says. Gadekar has worked as a translator, librarian and a teacher before she was finally decided to be a writer. “I always loved reading, and I would say I want to write a book, but there is a difference between saying you want to write a novel and actually doing it,” says Gadekar who finally took the leap of her husband's faith in her.
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