Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, motivational speaker, TV personality, and former banker. He is widely regarded as the most popular English-language author in India. Born and raised in New Delhi, he studied at ‘IIT’ and then ‘IIM,’ two of the most prestigious educational institutions of India. After obtaining his MBA degree from ‘IIM,’ he moved to Hong Kong and worked as an investment banker in firms such as ‘Goldman Sachs’ and ‘Deutsche Bank.’ He was highly inspired to become a writer in his younger years and began writing his first novel while working in Hong Kong. The novel, titled ‘Five Point Someone,’ became a big critical and commercial success. Following this, he went on to write more novels, such as ‘One Night @ the Call Center’ and ‘The 3 Mistakes of My Life.’ Many successful films have been made on his novels, such as ‘2 States,’ ‘Half Girlfriend,’ and ‘Five Point Someone.’ He also worked on a few film screenplays and has appeared on TV as a celebrity dance reality-show judge. He is one of the very few Indian authors to have attained celebrity status in pop culture.