AMISH TRIPATHI

  • US producer buys rights of Amish Tripathi's Shiva triology January 20, 2014

    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 the...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, Samantha Shannon to attend Jaipur Literature Festival November 26, 2013

    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 fiveday festival, home to all bookworms and literary lovers, will...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins October 24, 2013

    Varanasi:Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav a fourday 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 with...
  • My books are a small contribution to Shiva's glory: Amish Tripathi March 30, 2013

    Author Amish Tripathi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'Shiva Trilogy 3: The Oath of the Vayuputras'. Q. Why did Shiva break his word to Vayuputras? Was this not a deviation from the character that has been depicted of him that the is always true to his words...
  • FTN: Is Indian writing in English now commercially viable? March 14, 2013

    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 March 5, 2013

    With the concluding book of his Shiva trilogy, "The Oath Of The Vayuputras" now flying off bookshelves, banker turned author Amish Tripathi has managed to clinch a landmark deal of Rs 5 crore with Westland Books as advance towards his next series, even though he still hasn't decided what it...
  • Author Amish Tripathi signs Rs 5 cr deal for his next series March 4, 2013

    Bestselling author Amish Tripathi has just signed a whopping Rs 5 crore deal for his next series. This comes as his final book of the Shiva trilogy releases. Following is a transcript of his interview with CNN-IBN: CNN-IBN: Do you already have some ideas in mind what your next book is...
  • Is Amish Tripathi India's first literary pop star? February 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Ace filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who was present at the launch of Amish Tripathi's 'Oath of the Vayuputras', third book in his Shiva trilogy, terms the author as 'India's first literary pop star'. Kapur says Tripathi makes him feel like he is in the wrong profession. "Amish Tripathi is 'India's first literary...
  • Young Indian writers scripting a new trend March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: While mainstream films have seen mass consumption in the country, a new breed of Indian fiction is seen doing the same. These books speak in a language which is hooking on a lot of first time readers. Indian writing in English has moved far beyond the Amitav Ghoshes,...
  • Karan Johar acquires movie rights for 'Meluha' January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Karan Johar, who has acquired the movie rights of Amish Tripathi's bestseller 'The Immortals of Meluha', says he is yet to finalise the director for the big screen adaptation of the bestseller. "People been asking about the 'Meluha' book... we are going to lock a director first... then start...
  • I do not write for the critics: Amish Tripathi November 15, 2011

    He is a selfconfessed boringbanker turned happyauthor. IIMCalcutta educated Amish Tripathi gave up his 14yearold 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 dinner...
  • Small is big in publishing now September 19, 2011

    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 firsttimers 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 September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the nonfiction 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". NonFiction 1. "Poor Economics" Author: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Publisher:...
  • TeteaTete with author Amish Tripathi August 31, 2011

    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...