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Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is the author of six blockbuster books – Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011) and What Young India Wants (2012).

Chetan's five novels and one nonfiction book together have sold 7 million copies and four have been adapted into successful Bollywood movies. He is the "biggest-selling English language novelist in India’s history,” according to his publisher, Rupa & Company, one of India’s oldest and best established publishers.

Time magazine named him in the “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2010, and Fast Company, USA listed him as one of the world’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” in 2011.

Chetan writes columns for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development issues. He is also a motivational speaker.

Chetan quit his international investment banking career in 2009 to devote his entire time to writing. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Anusha, an ex-classmate from IIMA and his twin boys Shyam and Ishaan.

Entries by Chetan Bhagat

Vergewaltigungen in Indien: Was wir gegen die "sie-ist-doch-selbst-schuld"-Mentalität tun können

(3) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 12:25 PM

„Frauen sollten keine aufreizende Kleidung tragen."

„Enge Klamotten und Jeans laden zur Vergewaltigung ein."

„Gute indische Mädchen verhüllen sich angemessen."

„Sie hat immer schon einen frivolen Eindruck gemacht."

„Handys in den Händen von Frauen sind der Grund für dieses Problem."

Wenn Sie in Indien leben, haben Sie die oben gelisteten...

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She Can Wear What She Wants Because She Lives in a Free Country Called India

(100) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 8:00 AM

"Girls should not wear provocative clothes."

"Tight clothes and jeans cause rape."

"Good Indian girls cover up."

"She was a bit of a loose character anyway."

"Cellphones in the hands of women is what is causing trouble."

If you live in India, chances are you have heard the above lines....

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Bestselling English Author: I Write About an India That the West Is Not Interested In

(30) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 1:46 PM

Chetan Bhagat, a 39-year-old author in India, has been phenomenally successful, with six English books selling 7 million copies and four adapted into successful Bollywood movies. And yet, many in the West don't know who he is.

Indian society discriminates between the good English speakers and the not-so-good...

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