Hi, I’m Akhil Kakkar

Storyteller | Marketer | Instagram Influencer

I’m Akhil Kakkar, the founder of Dufter.in and the creator of the Instagram page @dufterjargon. I’m a storyteller, marketer, writer, and #1 Amazon bestselling author based in Delhi. I have an M.A. in Creative Writing from Brunel University, London, and an M.Sc. in Management from Lancaster University, UK.  I have also attended the ‘Time to Write’ course at the University of Cambridge twice. In August-September 2017, I was the writer-in-residence at Burren College of Art (Ireland). I have been published and featured in major Indian publications such as Times of India, Bangalore Mirror, The Hindu, Scroll, The Criterion, Voices From The Attic, Bengaluru Review, The Madras Mag and Arré.

Publications & Press


My Book - "Dufter Doodles"

Dufter Doodles

Books I’ve Co-Authored

Story: Obsessive Compulsive

Story: An Ode to Arcade Uncle

Story: Space Submission

Storytelling in Business

I strongly believe in the power of storytelling in business, and in other aspects of life. The video above shows how the art of storytelling can help us become better leaders. To read the full article on YourStory.com, click here. Also, the Instagram page, @dufterjargon is my way of sharing a few light moments and making honest and fun storytelling part of a new corporate culture.