Roshan Taqui is a multi-published Indian writer on Lucknow and its culture.
Rashan Taqui was born in 1958 at Lucknow. He has been published 40 research papers out of which 32 were exclusively on the history of Avadh. He has helped three research scholars complete their Ph.Ds. He wrote about cultural heritage of Avadh and the last Integrated Cultural of the world. His book Lucknow Ki Bhand Parampara ("The Traditions of the clown of Lucknow") is the only book on the subject. His two books on contribution of rulers of Avadh to Indian music and dance, namely Bani and Chanchal have already been published.
Taqui's great grandfather and great granduncle were killed in Lucknow during the 1857 uprising.
He is member secretary of HARCA (the Historical & Archaeological Research and Conservation Agency), which is looking after conservation and restoration of heritage buildings at Lucknow.Images of Lucknow 2007 New Royal Book Co. ISBN 978-81-89267-04-9
Lucknow 1857: The Two Wars of Lucknow, Dusk of an Era 2001 New Royal Book Co. ISBN 978-81-85936-08-6