Author: Chetan Bhagat
Profile: Chetan Bhagat is a noted Indian author, writer, columnist and public figure. He was born in New Delhi and completed his schooling at The Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan. He has been an average student at 15 years of age, he claims. He graduated with a B.Tech degree in mechanical engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and MBA in Marketing at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). In 1997 he graduated with an MBA degree. His career began as an investment banker but after a few years he quit to pursue his passion in writing.
He is offered invitations to speak at various organizations and instituted in India as well as abroad. Many of his bestselling books have been make into blockbuster movies. Chetan Bhagat has written three well known non-fiction books and eight novels. His novels have been listed as bestsellers.
Writing style: Chetan Bhagat speaks on current affairs, career development, on youth and is a regular writer. Chetan Bhagat writes op-ed columns for Hindi and English newspapers with major focus on leadership, current affairs, youth, political matters and career and is highly active on social media.
2004 – Five Point Someone
2005 – One Night @ the Call Centre
2008 – The 3 Mistakes of My Life
2009 – 2 States
2011 – Revolution 2020
2014 – Half Girlfriend
2016 – One Indian Girl
2018 – The Girl in Room 105
2020 – One Arranged Murder
2012 – What Young India Wants
2015 – Making India Awesome
2019 – India Positive
Awards and Acknowledgements:
1997- Best Outgoing Student of his MBA degree batch
2010 – He was included in the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in the Time Magazine in the Artists category
2014 – Listed ‘47’ among the “100 Most Creative People 2011” by the Fast Company American business magazine and business media brand
2014 – Won the ‘CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2014’ award in the Entertainment category
2017 – Ranked No. 82 on the 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list
2018 – Awarded the ‘Young Alumni Achiever’s Awards 2018’ in the Arts & Entertainment category