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Chetan Bhagat Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 19, 2017

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Short Biography

Chetan Bhagat was born on 22-04-1974 in New Delhi, India. He is an Indian Author, Screenwriter, Columnist, Novelist, Television Personality, Motivator & Film Producer who known for his work in few Bollywood films.

Chetan Bhagat Complete Bio & Career

Chetan Bhagat is arguably one of the most famous and renowned young Indian authors whose penned down novels are pre-booked even before it enters the market. All his published novels have been the bestsellers since they have released. His novels have been adapted by noted Bollywood directors. Besides a great author, he is also recognized as a youth icon in India. With his humorous and vivid way of portraying stories, he has certainly motivated and developed reading habits in youths in this country.
Besides an author, he also writes columns for several leading newspapers in India. Through his columns, he touches upon the several national and development issues. He also addresses the political mess through his columns. His columns hold such significance that they have often become the debatable topics in Indian Parliament. He is also an inspiring speaker and has delivered several motivational and inspiring speeches at many corporate events, news channels and colleges in India.
He did his initial studies at the Army Public School in New Delhi. After which he cleared IIT entrance exams and enrolled at the IIT Delhi and obtained his Mechanical Engineering degree from there. After completing engineering he attended IIM-A (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad). He was one of their most outstanding students and so when he was awarded the "Best Outgoing Student" it wasn’t a surprise.
Chetan Bhagat’s first novel titled 'Five Point Someone' was released in 2004 and since then he has never looked back. His popularity has risen considerably thereafter. This book won him the Publisher's Recognition Award and Society Young Achiever's Award. The story was adopted by Raju Hirani in a film called ‘3 Idiots’. His latest book Half Girlfriend too was a great success and is also been adapted into a film with the same title. The film has stars like Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor and will be releasing soon. He himself is the co-producer of the film.

Chetan Bhagat Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He fell in love with Anusha Bhagat while studying at IIM and the couple after a few hiccups got married in 1999. The couple is blessed with two sons named Shyam Bhagat and Ishaan Bhagat. He has a brother named Ketan Bhagat who is also a writer and author.

Life's Important Dates Of Chetan Bhagat

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Grey

Personal Info

Home Town New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address New Delhi, India
School The Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan
College Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
Qualification B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
MBA in Marketing
Hobbies Travelling, Writer, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Writing (Book): Five Point Someone (2005)
Screewriting: Kai Po Che! (2013)
TV (As a judge): Nach Baliye Season 7


Favorite Actress Priyanka Chopra
Favorite Actor Aamir Khan , Farhan Akhtar , Woody Allen
Favorite Place Dubai, Goa
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food
Favorite Authors Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Charles Dickens
Favorite Books Animal Farm by George Orwell, The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Chetan Bhagat Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

50 years, 2months, 27 days old age Chetan Bhagat will turn 51 on 22 April, 2025. Only 9 months, 2 days, 8 hours,17 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Chetan Bhagat has celebrated the total number of 50 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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