Jayadev nair was born and raised in Trivandrum, Kerala. His debut novel is Transition. Jayadev Nair writes books, which, considering where you are reading this, make perfect sense. He is best known short film, documentary director and script writer. The Transition, which won the International Documentary and Short film festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) and Signs International Film Festival in 2011. He has been TV serial director, Ad Film director, teacher and photographer. Black and white is his first romantic novel.