Olivier Lafont is a French actor, author, and screenplay writer living in Mumbai, India. He has acted in Hindi feature films such as blockbuster hit ‘3 Idiots’ and the critically-acclaimed ‘Guzaarish’ and Hollywood films like ‘Bollywood Hero’ and ‘Baby Sellers’, as well as over 80 television commercials for top Indian and international brands. He has written the screenplay for the multiple award-winning feature film ‘Hari Om’. Lafont graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University, USA, obtaining BAs in English Literature and Theatre.
Lafont’s novel ‘Warrior’ was published by Penguin and shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize.