Amish Tripathi

  • US producer buys rights of Amish Tripathi's Shiva triology 20-01-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Author Amish Tripathi, who created waves in Indian publishing with a $ 1 million book contract, has cracked it even bigger this time with an American producer purchasing the rights to 'The Immortals Of Meluha'. While Bollywood director Karan Johar has obtained the rights for an adaption of...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, Samantha Shannon to attend Jaipur Literature Festival 26-11-2013 04:25 PM

    Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, British writer Samantha Shannon, actor Irrfan Khan and boxer Mary Kom, besides noted historians, literary critics and activists will attend the Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 being organised at Jaipur in 2014. The seventh edition of the five-day festival, home to all bookworms and literary lovers,...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins 24-10-2013 11:35 PM

    Varanasi:Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav - a four-day cultural and art festival. Accompanied by singing exponents Rajan and Sajan Mishra, the inaugural session was followed by one on the mysticism of Lord Shiva in literature by author Amish Tripathi along...
  • FTN: Is Indian writing in English now commercially viable? 14-03-2013 11:59 PM

    In what is being touted as the biggest advance paid to an Indian author by a home-grown publishing house; Amish Tripathi, author of the Shiva trilogy, has been given Rs 5 crore as an advance for his next series. ...
  • Shiva trilogy author Amish signs Rs 5 cr deal for his next series 05-03-2013 06:30 PM

    Amish Tripathi has managed to clinch a deal of Rs 5 cr with Westland Books as advance towards his next series. ...
  • I do not write for the critics: Amish Tripathi 15-11-2011 05:39 PM

    He is a self-confessed boring-banker turned happy-author. IIM-Calcutta educated Amish Tripathi gave up his 14-year-old career in finance after the success of his first book, The Immortals of Meluha, now followed by The Secret of The Nagas, second part in a proposed trilogy. Eight years ago, while sitting at the...
  • Small is big in publishing now 19-09-2011 09:36 AM

    Kochi: The likes of Chetan Bhagat and Amish Tripathi might be making waves in the literary scene of the country, but in Kerala too, young writes and first-timers are not far behind. With a plethora of small scale publishing houses and little magazines cropping up across the state and an...
  • Amish Tripathi leads with two bestsellers 09-09-2011 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the non-fiction set of the bestseller list yet again, while Amish Tripathi takes the first two spots in the fiction list with "The Secret of The Nagas" and "The Immortals of Meluha". Non-Fiction 1. "Poor Economics" Author: Abhijit Banerjee...
  • Tete-a-Tete with author Amish Tripathi 31-08-2011 12:57 PM

    Hyderabad: Now, Lord Shiva has been the muse for several authors. So, as I was gifted the 'Immortals of Meluha' a few months ago, I turned to read the authors profile. Amish Tripathi, an IIM alumnus and a banker, hmmm, the cynic in me rolled eyes, "now where have I...