Dr Nina Bhavnagari did her postgraduation in Sanskrit (Alamkarashastra) and was awarded M.P. Dave Gold Medal. The research project on critical edition of Vicharadipa, a treatise on poetics by Bhagavatkavibhatta earned her PhD. She had a long academic career, and several of her books have been published including Vicharadipa with an Introduction and English translation. She has presented many research papers in seminars and conferences of national level and they have appeared in reputed journals and magazines.