I grew up in the quiet and beautiful neighbourhood of Shivaji Park in Mumbai.
My schooling happened at the famed Bombay Scottish School where I was a rather conscientious student while my college years were spent at D. G. Ruparel College. I completed my bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Purdue University with a brilliant semester at the University of New South Wales. I followed it with a master of science in management from Lancaster University, a post graduate program in management from Indian School of Business, and a post MBA master in international management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. And yes, there is a simple explanation to all this. I love campus life.
I started my professional career as an engineer at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Once the monotony got to me, I returned back to join our family business in Mumbai, where I have been ever since. More recently, I have settled in a sales and marketing role at my animation and VFX studio, Reptile FX.
My foray into the world of writing happened in 2003 after I had a dream that compelled me to stumble out of bed and put pen to paper. But that book is yet to be written. In the meantime, I happily string words together in my quest for Nirvana.
In my spare time, I enjoy collecting old coins, reading fiction, painting, producing films (click here to watch Freedom of Expression, a short film I wrote and produced), travelling to exotic destinations, watching movies, and listening to music. I am also keenly interested in the subjects of psychology, mythology and ancient history.
I live in Mumbai, India.Media Kit
My destiny is paved with words
The fiction I write is the type I would enjoy reading. It falls in the categories of children’s fiction, young adult fantasy fiction, historical fiction, and romantic comedies.
Words have the power of adventure
My imagination, a million stories waiting to be told
We’re just days away from Bookaroo’s 2nd edition in Pune! India’s biggest children’s literature festival returns to this historical city on Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2015. The Pune leg of this popular event has been organized in association with Sakal Media Group and will be held at Pandit Farms. The event will be graced by authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers from all around the world. And guess what? I’m going to be there. So
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