Chetan Bhagat, a well known personality majorly known for his great work as an author in India. He is one of multi-talented people in India who is majorly known for his Novels and Columns. Chetan is an Author, Columnist, Screenwriter, Reality Show Judge, etc. Today on 22nd of April, it’s his birthday and we call you to join us in wishing him a very happy birthday. We bring some interesting facts about Chetan Bhagat on his 43rd birthday
Chetan Bhagat was born on 22 April 1974 in New Delhi.
His father was an Army officer and his mother was a government employee in the agricultural department.
Chetan studied in Army Public School at Dhaula Kuan in Delhi. Later, he received his MBA degree from IIM-Ahmedabad in 1997.
Chetan worked as an Investment banker for Goldman Sachs in Hong kong for more than 10 years.
He is married to Anusha Suryanarayanan, who was his classmate from IIM- ahmedabad.
Chetan bhagat has his column in The Times Of India and in Hindustan Times.
Chetan wrote few novels like Five Point Someone, One Night @ The Call Center, The 3 Mistakes Of My Life, 2 states, Half Girlfriend, One Indian Girl , etc. which got very famous.
Many hit Bollywood movies such as 2 States, Kai Po Che, 3 Idiots, Half Girlfriend and Hello were inspired by Chetan Bhagat’s novels.
Times magazine included his name in ‘100 Most Influential People in the World.
He was a judge on a reality dance show ‘Nach Baliye’.
In 2016, he was included in Forbes India Magazine as one of the Top Celebrities of India.
He won many awards for his excellent work such as
In 2004, he received Society Young Achiever Award,
In 2005, he received Publisher’s Recognition award.
In 2015, he won Filmfare ‘Best Screenplay Award’ for the ‘Kai Po Che’ movie.