this became a bestseller based on prearranged sales alone. It tells about a IIT coaching class tutor who goes to wish his ex-girlfriend on her birthday and finds her murdered. The rest of the story is his journey where he stands by his ex-girlfriend after her death to find justice. The book also addresses the stereotypes and political issues in India.
The novel opens up with a conversation of the author of the book, Chetan Bhagat with a fellow passenger on a midnight IndiGo flight from Hyderabad to Delhi. After an initial conversation, Chetan agrees to listen to the story of the fellow passenger. Soon after, the fellow passenger starts narrating his story to the author.
About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is the author of eight bestselling novels, which have sold over twelve million copies and have been translated into over twenty languages worldwide. The New York Times has called him “the biggest selling author in India’s history.” Time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and Fast Company USA named him as one of the 100 most creative people in business worldwide.
Many of his books have been adapted into films and were major Bollywood blockbusters. He is also an award-winning screenplay writer, having received the Filmfare award. Chetan writes columns in the Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar, which are among the most influential and widely read newspapers in the country. He is also one of the country’s leading motivational speakers.
Chetan attended college at IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad. Afterward, he worked in investment banking for a decade before quitting his job to become a full-time writer.