Sanjay has had a long association with the hospitality and the travel trade. After having completed his Hotel Management with the Taj Group of Hotels Sanjay had brief stints at the Taj Palace Hotel and the ITC Welcomgroup’s Hotel Maurya Sheraton in New Delhi . It was after this that he switched over to become a freelance travel writer and a photojournalist.
Sanjay has also authored a coffee table book on Rajasthan and been a stringer with the Times of India, many of his photgoraphs have been published in leading travel guide books and Travel related magazines including Lonely Planet, Swagat, Discover India, Spice Route, and Namaskar amongst others and travel portals such as Outlook Traveller.com, Rediff.com and Traveljini.com. He has been the photographer for ‘Beyond the Royal Veil’ an Australian television documentary on Indian Royalty.
Although widely traveled throughout the country, Sanjay confesses to a decided passion for his native desert state of Rajasthan. Sanjay, belongs to the aristocratic family of Badnor in Rajasthan. The Badnor Nobles trace their ancestry back to the Rathore rulers of Marwar and belong to the Sun dynasty.