Biography of Chetan Bhagat:

Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, columnist, and motivational speaker known for his contemporary fiction novels that often address social issues. 
Here is a brief biography of Chetan Bhagat:

Early Life:

Birth: Chetan Bhagat was born on April 22, 1974, in New Delhi, India.
Education: He pursued his education in engineering, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He later completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.
Early Life and Professional Career - Popular Novels and Film Adaptations - Entrepreneurship and Personal Life of Chetan Bhagat
Biography of Chetan Bhagat

Professional Career:

Chetan Bhagat had a successful career in investment banking before turning to writing full-time.
He worked in Hong Kong with Goldman Sachs and later in Mumbai with Deutsche Bank.

Chetan Bhagat’s Literary Career:

Chetan Bhagat’s literary career took off with the publication of his debut novel, “Five Point Someone” (2004), which was based on his experiences at IIT Delhi. The novel was well-received for its depiction of the Indian education system and became a bestseller.

Popular Novels:

Over the years, Chetan Bhagat has authored several bestselling novels, including:
  “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)

Film Adaptations of Chetan Bhagat:

Many of Chetan Bhagat’s novels have been adapted into successful Bollywood films. “3 Idiots” (based on “Five Point Someone”), “Kai Po Che!” (based on “The 3 Mistakes of My Life”), “2 States,” and “Half Girlfriend” are some examples.

Columns and Public Speaking:

Chetan Bhagat is a regular columnist and contributor to leading newspapers and magazines in India.
He is known for his motivational speeches on topics ranging from career success to personal development.


Chetan Bhagat has been the subject of criticism and controversy, with some critics questioning the literary merit of his work and his portrayal of certain themes.

Personal Life of Chetan Bhagat:

Chetan Bhagat is married to Anusha Bhagat, and the couple has two sons.


Apart from writing, Chetan Bhagat has ventured into entrepreneurship, including ventures related to media and education.
Chetan Bhagat’s novels, with their relatable themes and characters, have resonated with a wide readership, especially among the youth in India. While his work has garnered commercial success, it has also sparked discussions about the role of popular fiction in addressing societal issues.