Sidin Vadukut

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Sidin Sunny Vadukut
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Born Irinjalakuda, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Education MBA, BE.
Alma mater Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad,
National Institute of Technology,Tiruchirappalli[1]
Known for Managing editor of Livemint.com[1]
Religion Christianity
Spouse(s) Ruchika Kapoor
Website
www.whatay.com

Sidin Sunny Vadukut is a columnist,[2] writer[1][3][4] and blogger[5] from India. He is currently the managing editor of Livemint.com. In January 2010, Sidin's debut novel Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin 'Einstein' Varghese was published.[1][6] This is the first part of the Dork trilogy and takes a satirical dig at the management consulting industry. The second installment in the trilogy – "God Save the Dork" – set in London was released in November 2011. The final edition – "Who let the Dork Out" – was out in the markets on 4 November 2012.

Personal life[edit]

Sidin was born in a small village near Irinjalakuda. He spent the most part of his childhood in Abu Dhabi and came back to India to pursue his higher education. An Engineer from National Institute of Technology,Tiruchirappalli, according to Sidin his father "bought him his MBA" from IIM Ahmedabad. He subsequently worked with the management consulting firm AT Kearney before writing 'Dork'. He currently lives in London, UK.[7]

Works[edit]

Sidin has written three books that comprise the Dork trilogy. The trilogy belong to the genre described as Office humor.[1] The trilogy comprises DORK: The Incredible Adventures of Robin ‘Einstein' Varghese, God Save The Dork and Who Let The Dork Out?

In 2014, Sidin published his first non fiction book The Sceptical Patriot: Exploring the Truths Behind the Zero and Other Indian Glories. The book explores some of the most popular facts about India and digs out the truth behind them.

Sidin contributes articles to various websites including Mint [8] and ESPN CricInfo[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Dear Diary entries : Sidin Vadukut on his book Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin ‘Einstein' Varghese". The Hindu. 13 February 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "More articles by: Sidin Vadukut". Livemint. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  3. ^ ""sidin vadukut" Books". Flipkart.com. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "DORK: The Incredible Adventures of Robin ‘Einstein' Varghese". Penguin Books. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "An Interview with Sidin (www.whatay.com)". beingablogger.com. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "Stepping inside a hollow head". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  7. ^ "Twitter". Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Article List at LiveMint". Livemint. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Article List at ESPN CricInfo". Retrieved 30 June 2013. 

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