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Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author and columnist, known for his Indian-English novels about young middle class Indians. Bhagat was included in Time magazine's list of World's 100 Most Influential People in 2010.[1]

Chetan Bhagat
LanguageEnglish (novels and columns), Hindi (novels and columns)
EducationIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi (B. Tech)
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (MBA)
Period14 years
Genreromance, realistic fiction, non-fiction
Notable worksFive Point Someone, One Night @ the Call Center, 2 States: The Story of My Marriage, The 3 Mistakes of My Life, Revolution 2020, What Young India Wants, Half Girlfriend, One Indian Girl, The Girl in Room 105

Early lifeEdit

Chetan Bhagat received a degree in Mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1995, after which he went on to do an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and graduated in 1997.

Bhagat worked for Goldman Sachs at their Hong Kong office as an investment banker for nearly a decade and wrote Five Point Someone while in Hong Kong. He then moved to Mumbai to focus full-time on his writing career while working at Deutsche Bank.[2]


Awards and recognitionEdit

  • Featured on Time magazine's list of World's 100 Most Influential People of 2010[1]


  1. ^ a b "The 2010 TIME 100". Time. Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  2. ^ Greenlees, Donald. "Investment banker becomes best-selling author in India".

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