Anita Pratap is an Indian writer and journalist. She shot into fame when she interviewed LTTE Chief V. Prabhakaran in 1983. She won the George Polk award for TV reporting for her television journalism related to the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban.
She was India bureau chief for CNN. She has written the book Island of Bloodbased on Sri Lanka. In 2013 she was presented with the Shriratna global award by the Kerala Kala Kendram an organisation associated to the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi.