Chetan Bhagat

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.

Published Texts:

Novels

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

Non-fiction

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

 

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