Barun Roy

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Barun Roy
BornBarun Roy
(1977-11-04) 4 November 1977 (age 41)
Darjeeling, India
OccupationAuthor, Journalist, Essayist. Cartoonist
NationalityIndian
Period1998–present
GenreRealism, Satire
SubjectFiction, Spirituality, Theology, Politics

Barun Roy (born 4 November 1977) is an Indian author, journalist and blogger. He was educated at Darjeeling and Chennai. The first book authored by Roy was Portraits of Life, a collection of short stories. 'Nafisha', the first story in this book, later inspired a Bollywood blockbuster Yahaan. Other books authored by Roy include Beginners Guide to Journalism, Slim and Smart Body, Vedas, Revisited and Fallen Cicada - Unwritten History of Darjeeling Hills. A dedicated journalist, Roy founded Beacon, a monthly English news magazine published from Darjeeling, West Bengal. Beacon, now The Himalayan Beacon is a popular magazine with a large base in Darjeeling Hills.

Books authored by Barun Roy

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