Author: Aroon Raman
Profile: Aroon Raman is an Indian author, writer, novelist and an entrepreneur. He was born in India. His parents are of South Indian descent. He completed his Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He attained his Masters in Economics degree from Jawaharlal University, Delhi. Later on he pursued his MBA degree from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Aroon Raman has been involved in his business as well. He set up a company named ‘Raman Boards’ in 1991 involving electrical materials. In 2007 later, the ABB Group purchased Raman Boards. In the year 2008 he started a company named ‘Raman FibreScience’ related to Research and Development. The company provides end-to-end solutions to innovation and research problems besides specializing in wet-laid composites. Talent at the grassroots level is developed by the well known company.
Aroon Raman’s first book is, The Shadow Throne, which was published in 2012 and became a bestseller in India. The story is about a secret society that threatens launching of nuclear weapons on cities in India and the attempts made to prevent them subsequently. In the fiction category, the novel was considered to be one of the best during the year by The Telegraph. The Hindu considered it to be a racy political thriller. Excellent sketching out of the lead character and the chase sequences make the book truly exciting. The plot and build-up has been considered to be convoluted very effectively, by The Hindu.
The Treasure of Kafur, the second mystery thriller was written by Aroon Raman was written over a period of 7 years.
SkyFire his third book, published in the year 2016, is a sequel to The Shadow Throne.
Writing style: Aroon Raman’s genre is literature.
2012 – The Shadow Throne
2013 - The Treasure of Kafur
2016 – SkyFire
Awards and Acknowledgements:
Aroon Raman has been elected as Chairman of the CII Karnataka State Council in 2010 for a one year period.
The Shadow Throne has been announced as one of the best during the year, by The Telegraph
Aroon Raman has been called the Robert Ludlum of Indian thrillers, by The Hindustan Times.