Chetan Bhagat

Best Selling Author, Motivational Speaker, Columnist, Bollywood and Publishing Houses

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Chetan Bhagat


Chetan Bhagat is a banker turned celebrity author of twelve blockbuster books. These include nine novels—Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2 States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011), Half Girlfriend (2014), One Indian Girl (2016), The Girl in Room 105 (2018), and One Arranged Murder (2020) and three non-fiction titles — What Young India Wants (2012), Making India Awesome(2015), and India Positive (2019). Chetan’s books have remained bestsellers since their release. Four out of his five novels have been already adapted into successful Bollywood films and the others are in process of being adapted as well. The New York Times called him the ‘the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history’. Time magazine named him amongst the ‘100 most influential people in the world’ and Fast Company, USA, listed him as one of the world’s ‘100 most creative people in business’. Chetan writes columns for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development issues. He is also a motivational speaker and screenplay writer. Chetan quit his international investment banking career in 2009 to devote his entire time to writing and make change happen in the country. He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Anusha, an ex-classmate from IIM-A. He is of the youth icons of India and is one of the top 10 motivational speakers of Indian in 2021.