Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Chetan Bhagat

Age: 35
Occupation: Novelist
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

A former investment banker, Bhagat is the author of such best-selling novels as One Night @ the Call Center. His tales of the lives and loves of India's rising middle class have made him the biggest-selling English-language author in India's history. And they work well on the big screen too: his novel Five Point Someone was recently adapted into the film Three Idiots, which is now Bollywood highest-grossing movie ever.