Chetan Bhagat started his career as a banker; after a decade of successful banking career, he got completely involved into writing and is now one of the leading writers of new-age India. Not only does he give motivational speeches, but he also writes columns for popular Hindi and English newspapers, basically focusing on matters concerning national development and youth. Chetan Bhagat is the novelist of five best-seller books – Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of my life (2008), 2 States (2009) and Revolution 2020 (2011). His latest and his first non-fiction book is “What Young India Wants” (2012).Chetan Bhagat Books
Chetan Bhagat books have always won him loads of accolades and rewards. Readers eagerly wait for his books to release. And, his books become best sellers from the date of their release. Chetan has been tagged as the “youth icon of India”. He has also been called as “one the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history” by the New York Times.
Few of Chetan Bhagat books have also been adapted into Bollywood movies. The movie “Hello” is inspired from his book “One night at the call center”; whereas the movie 3 Idiots has been adapted from the book “Five Point Someone”. His book “Three mistakes of my life” has also been adapted for a film called “Kai Po Che”, but the movie is still in making.
His first novel, “Five Point Someone”, talks about the life of IITian’s and the pressures they have to face. His second book, “One Night @ a call center” talks about the lives of six people working at a call center, which changed overnight after receiving a call from God. Chetan Bhagat’s third book is “Three Mistakes of My life”. The story revolves around 3 friends and how their lives are affected due to earthquakes, unacceptable love, religio-political riots, and most importantly their own mistakes. His fourth book is based on his own real life marriage and the problems people face in inter-state marriages. The book is called “Two States”. His fifth novel, “Revolution 2020” talks about a group of friends from a small town, Varanasi, who struggle to find success and love. Writing Style of Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat has always tried to touch upon something new in his writings. His writing has always been close to reality. He has always expressed himself in a way which is understood by all and every generation can connect itself to it. His thoughts are worded in such a skillful way that they are understood by readers instantly.
Chetan Bhagat books have always presented a true picture of life in India. And, that has been one of the major reasons, why his books have captured the minds of the younger generation.Chetan Bhagat Book Fan
As per the Time magazine he is one of the “100 most influential people in the world”. This says a lot about his fan following. People across all age groups read his books. However, they are more popular with the younger generations. His books usually deal with the current trends - be it marriage, work, relationships, or any other issue related to youth.
Though he has written a handful of books, he has touched upon a variety of subjects from life at call center, secularism, pressure in today’s education system, inter – community marriages, corruption and many more. He has a huge fan following.Latest Books Collection
Chetan Bhagat started off his literary career while he was still working as a Banker. His first book was “Five Point Someone”, which went on to be one of the best of Chetan Bhagat books, and it was so much appreciated by the readers that even a Bollywood film was made out of it.
The latest Chetan Bhagat Book is “What Young India Wants”. It is his first non-fiction book. The book is a mixture of various issues such as politics, youth, society and economy.