Amish Tripathi – Fact File

Amish Tripathi is an eminent Indian writer.

Last Updated: Sep 14, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

• Amish Tripathi is an eminent Indian writer.

• Tripathi always wanted to be a historian, but due to high expenses involved he did not choose that profession.

• Before choosing writing as a profession, Tripathi worked for 14 years in the financial services.

• Tripathi’s first book was ‘The immortals of Meluha’, which was published in 2010.

• ‘The immortals of Meluha’ climbed up in the sellers chart within a week of its launch.

• Tripathi’s other two creations are ‘The Secret of the Nagas’ (2011) and ‘The Oath of the Vayuputras’ (yet to be released).

• These books collectively comprise of Shiva Trilogy.

• Two million copies of Tripathi’s first two books were sold in a two-year span.

• Tripathi says, Lord Shiva is a very cool God. He is the dude of gods.

• Tripathi is married to Preeti, and the couple has a daughter, Neel.

Compiled by Praveen PJ