Biography

Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker, known for his English-language dramedy novels about young urban middle-class Indians.

A noted public figure, Bhagat also writes for columns about youth, career development and current affairs for The Times of India (in English) and Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi).

Bhagat's novels have sold over seven million copies. In 2008, The New York Times cited Bhagat as "the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history".

Bhagat's screenwriting efforts have included the dramedies Kai Po Che! (2013), 2 States (2014) and the action-superhero movie Kick (2015). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Kai Po Che! at the 59th Filmfare Awards in January 2014.

Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker, known for his English-language dramedy novels about young urban middle-class Indians.

A noted public figure, Bhagat also writes for columns about youth, career development and current affairs for The Times of India (in English) and Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi).

Bhagat's novels have sold over seven million copies. In 2008, The New York Times cited Bhagat as "the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history".

Bhagat's screenwriting efforts have included the dramedies Kai Po Che! (2013), 2 States (2014) and the action-superhero movie Kick (2015). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Kai Po Che! at the 59th Filmfare Awards in January 2014.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1974-04-22

Place of Birth New Delhi, India

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Half Girlfriend Novel
2014 Kick Screenplay
2014 2 States Novel
2013 Kai Po Che! Novel
2012 Nanban Novel
2009 3 Idiots Novel
2008 Hello Novel

Acting

2016 The Kapil Sharma Show (1 episode) as Himself
2013 Pradhanmantri (9 episodes) as Narrater

Production

2017 Half Girlfriend Producer

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