Ravinder Singh (author)

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Ravinder Singh
Ravinder Singh Author
Ravinder Singh
Born (1982-02-04) 4 February 1982 (age 37)
Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India
OccupationWriter, entrepreneur
NationalityIndian
Alma materIndian School of Business, Hyderabad
GenreFiction
Notable worksI Too Had a Love Story[1][2]
Website
ravindersinghonline.com

Ravinder Singh (born 4 February 1982) is an Indian author,software engineer. Ravinder Singh is the best selling romance writer tells Odisha sun times,a newspaper in Odisha. He was born in Burla in the state of Odisha .He started his career as an IT professional in Infosys.[3] He has written eight novels entitled I Too Had a Love Story,[4][5][6][7][8] Can Love Happen Twice?,[9][10] Like it happened Yesterday, Love Stories That Touched My Heart, Tell Me A Story, Your Dreams are Mine Now , This Love That Feels Right, Will You Still Love Me.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Singh was born in a Sikh family in Burla, Sambalpur. He spent his childhood days in Burla Sambalpur City.[11] He completed his schooling at Guru Nanak Public School, Sambalpur, Odisha. He received a Bachelor of Engineering in computer science engineering from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College in Karnataka.[5] Then he moved to Bhubaneshwar to work at Infosys Technologies for five years. He did his MBA at Indian School of Business in Hyderabad. He was working as a Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft when he decided to become a full-time author.[12]

His girlfriend died in 2007 before they got formally engaged.[2][6] He adapted his own story into a novel.[4][5] The book I Too Had a Love Story was reviewed by N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus of Infosys Technologies, who called it "Simple, honest and touching".Earlier he was married to Khusboo Chauhan [13] who was one of the readers of his first novel and was so deeply moved that she went to a Gurudwara to pray for him, without imagining that one day she would get married to him. However, they have separated now and Ravinder is now single. [14][15]

Literary career[edit]

Singh's first book is based on a real-life incident of his meeting a girl and his love life.[2][6] After a six-month search, an editing team sent the manuscript to the publisher Shristi, who published the book.[2] The book was unveiled at a press conference in Chandigarh by Anupam Mittal.[2][4] He also launched the audio version of I Too Had a Love Story in mid-2011.[2][7] I Too Had a Love Story is also published in Kannada language, entitled Nannadu Ondu prema kathe.[2][8]

"After the unfortunate incident, I was looking for a reason to live. And I started to pen down the moments I had been through."[4] "I can't deny that. I had to go back in time, close my eyes, relive the moments, tears rolled down and I wrote the words."

—Singh talking at the launch of I Too Had a Love St.[4]

Ravinder Singh ventured into book publishing in the year 2015 with his publication house Black Ink.

Works[edit]

  • I Too Had a Love Story (2007)[16]
  • Can love happen twice ? (2011)[17]
  • Love Stories That Touched My Heart (2012)[18]
  • Like it Happened Yesterday (2013)[19]
  • Your Dreams Are Mine Now (2014)[20]
  • Tell me a story (2015)[21]
  • This Love that feels Right (2016)[22]
  • Will You Still Love Me (2018)[23]
  • The Belated Bachelor Party (2019)[24]

Books by Black Ink (publishing house owned by Ravinder Singh)

  • A Good Girl - By Chandana Roy
  • Making Of Babaji Inc- By Shravya Bhinder
  • The Guest - By Mitali Meelan
  • Three Marketeers - By Ajeet Sharma

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Too Had A Love Story". The Telegraph. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Debutante novelist already a heartthrob" (pdf). Vitastapublishing. March 2011. p. 5. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  3. ^ "Yuppy by day, writer by night". The Telegraph. 21 March 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Love's labour not lost". The Tribune. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  5. ^ a b c "Review:Tender moments, touchingly told". The Tribune. 14 December 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  6. ^ a b c "A Story of Love and Loss". India Today. 24 April 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  7. ^ a b "Listen to Novel". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Audio Book of Love and Loss". The Indian Express. 7 March 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  9. ^ "Book excerpt: Can love happen twice?". Rediff. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  10. ^ "A writer's journey". The Tribune. 25 December 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2011.
  11. ^ "Ravinder Singh". Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  12. ^ "Diverse talent at ISB class of 2012". The Hindu. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  13. ^ "I too had a love story by Ravinder Singh". 25 December 2009. Retrieved 24 December 2011.
  14. ^ "Straight from the heart". New Indian express.
  15. ^ "Author Ravinder Singh Biography, Books, Novels, Marriage, Wife, Children". Youth developers.
  16. ^ "I Too Had A Love Story". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  17. ^ "Can Love Happen Twice?". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Love Stories That Touched My Heart". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  19. ^ "Like It Happened Yesterday". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Your Dreams Are Mine Now". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  21. ^ "Tell Me a Story". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  22. ^ "This Love that Feels Right..." www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  23. ^ "Will You Still Love Me by Ravinder Singh - Word Pinnacle". Word Pinnacle. 21 January 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  24. ^ "The Belated Bachelor Party by Ravinder Singh | Book Review [LATEST]". Vowelor. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.

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