FIVE POINT SOMEONE

  • Chetan Bhagat: My books are not classics, but they're not of the read-and-throw variety; they fall in the middle - they connect, have an impact November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India's biggest-selling author in English is often dismissed as persona non grata by literary critics, but that doesn't faze Chetan Bhagat. Ten years on as a professional writer, the banker-turned-author says he is better prepared to face criticism. "I can dispassionately talk about it. It cannot bother me enough to...
  • 10 years of Chetan Bhagat's 'Five Point Someone', possibly the world's only mostread book everyone has denied reading May 7, 2014

    No author in literary history has polarised readers as much as Chetan Bhagat since the release of his first semiautobiographical book 'Five Point Someone' that touched a nerve with readers debating both his style and the quality of his prose. Bhagat is not a literary elite but no other author has...
  • Chetan Bhagat turns narrator for Shaadi.com May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Renowned author Chetan Bhagat, who often played matchmaker for friends in college, has decided to tell people the benefits of finding the right partner through a matrimonial site by turning narrator and telling success stories of couples who met online. The 39yearold, who has penned best selling books...
  • Chetan Bhagat: The current favourite of Bollywood February 27, 2013

    Chetan Bhagat seems to wining big race in Bollywood. The author's best selling novel 'Five Point Someone' screen adaptation '3 Idiots' is Hindi's film industry most successful film till date. And the film adaptation of 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life', 'Kai Po Che' has already collected Rs 21.4 crore....
  • 'What Young India Wants' is Chetan Bhagat's next July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After the wild success of his fiction Five Point Someone, One Night @ the Call Center, The 3 Mistakes of my Life, 2 States and Revolution 2020 popular author Chetan Bhagat will try his hand at nonfiction for the first time with the title 'What Young...
  • Bhagat's 'preRevolution 2020' letter to fans September 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Chetan Bhagat wrote a letter to his fans as his latest book 'Revolution 2020' is all set to release this October. With less than twenty days left for the release Bhagat reaches out to his fans saying he is vulnerable emotionally, and writing and expressing to his fans...
  • 'Revolution 2020' not political: Chetan Bhagat September 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Chetan Bhagat's columns on education and corruption inspired him to write 'Revolution 2020', but the author clarifies that the book is not a political novel and that there is no political agenda either. "It isn't a political novel as such, and there is no political agenda either. However, when you...
  • Chetan Bhagat's next novel 'Revolution 2020' August 22, 2011

    New Delhi: 'Revolution 2020', the next Chetan Bhagat book hits bookstores this October. The bestselling author of Five Point Someone, One Night @ The Call Center, The Three Mistakes of My Life and 2 States, has been tweeting about his next book for the last few weeks. 'Revolution 2020' is said...
  • Five Point Someone sales up after 3 idiots row January 4, 2010

    Chetan Bhagat's Five Point Someone has been flying off the book shelves since the release of 3 idiots, the film that's based on this book. And it seems, the controversy over Bhagat's credits in the film, has further worked in his favour with bookstores claiming as much as a 35...
  • Read my book or don't talk: Bhagat tells Aamir January 2, 2010

    The author of Five Point Someone, on which Aamir Khan starrer 3 idiots is based is claiming that he has not been given adequate credit despite the films super success at the box offices worldwide. Bhagat is surprised not to get an opening credit in the film. He has also...
  • Author Chetan Bhagat, team 3 Idiots trade insults December 31, 2009

    Mumbai: Though team 3 Idiots is celebrating the film's success, author Chetan Bhagat is upset. The author of Five Point Someone, on which 3 Idiots is based was surprised not to get an opening credit in the film. And even in the closing credit roll, Chetan's name comes quite late. "The...
  • Forbes India: Chetan Bhagat, from writing ledgers to books December 24, 2009

    In mid2003, in a bar called The Bull and The Bear, in the financial district of Hongkong, Chetan Bhagat stared at the three tequila shots hed ordered. He was miserable, messed up. It wasnt supposed to be this way. Hed lived the dream. Hes started modestly: Army kid, not much...
  • Three Idiots drives quitter Aamir to smoking again October 17, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood's 'Mr Perfectionist' Aamir Khan is facing prerelease jitters again. This time it is for the much anticipated film Three Idiots and it is tempting the actor to break his 'No Smoking' resolution. The superstar has just wrapped up filming for the movie which is based on Chetan Bhagat's bestselling...
  • I'm playing lead role in Dhobi Ghaat: Aamir July 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who is on a high after sharing the stage with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has confirmed that he plays a fullfledged part in his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut Dhobi Ghaat. "The cat is finally out of the bag. I'm playing one of...