Sudeep Nagarkar in February 2016
26 February 1988 |
|Alma mater||Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai|
|Genre||Romance, Young-Adult Fiction|
|Years active||2011 – present|
Sudeep Nagarakar (born 26 February 1988) is an Indian novelist and writer of fiction. His first novel, Few Things Left Unsaid, was published in 2011. Till 2015, six novels authored by him have been published. He is the recipient of the 2013 Youth Achievers' Award for writing for being one of the highest selling writers in India in romance genre. His book It started with a friend request was the most popular fiction book of 2013, according to Amazon India.
Sudeep Nagarkar was born on 26 February 1988 in Mumbai in an ethnic Marathi Brahmin family to Jayant Nagarkar and Manju Nagarkar. He completed his schooling from St. John the Baptist High School, Thane. Sudeep pursued B-Tech in Electronics Engineering from Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai. He completed his MBA in Business Management from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai in 2014. Sudeep recently married his long time girlfriend Jasmine Sethi,an engineer from Delhi.They both had a fairytale lovestory.Wedding rituals were done in both Sikh and Marathi style.Newly wed couple is currently living in Mumbai with his parents.
Sudeep's first book, Few Things Left Unsaid, was published on 10 July 2011. His second book, That's the way we met, was published on 1 July 2012. Soon after the release of his second book, he quit his job at an IT company in 2012 to fully devote his time to writing. He also faced stiff opposition from his family when he decided to turn out into a full-time writer. His first two novels were inspired by his own life. Sudeep was in the habit of penning a diary which consisted of his college experiences and memories. He received "Youth achievers" award in August 2013 for writing three bestselling novels back to back and for being one of the highest selling romance author in India. His debut novel Few Things Left Unsaid is likely going to be adopted for Marathi feature film in 2016.
Apart from writing novels he has been invited for motivational and guest lecture in various institutions and organisations. He has also written scripts for Marathi shows and is developing concepts and stories for Indian television channels Colours and Sony. According to his own conclusion from his own official Facebook page, a large bulk of his readership belongs to the age group 16–26. He was also nominated for the list of "Top 100 influential celebrities of India of 2014" by Forbes India. Besides writing books he is an avid book reader and music enthusiast. His latest and eighth book is going to be launched in the end of 2016 which is based on the long distance relationship with his fiancee Jasmine.
Sudeep's literary works produced so far have been of romance genre. His writings have the theme of friendship, true love and trust in relationship. All his books are based on real life and true stories.
- Few Things Left Unsaid – It was the debut novel for Sudeep Nagarkar. It was published on 10 July 2011. It is a story of engineering college mates Aditya and Riya who fell in deep love with each other. Finally, a break-up takes place between them, but they get back together again. But something happens once again which changes lives of both the lovers. This unpredictable story with lots of twist and turns is completed in his second novel That's the way we met.
- That's the way we met – The book is sequel of his earlier book Few Thing left unsaid. It was published just a year later on 1 June 2012 by Random House Publishers.
- It started with a friend request – The main characters of this book are Akash, a young single and conservative boy and other being Aleesha, a mass media student and the single child of her parents. They met at a local discothèque and exchanged their BlackBerry pins. With regular chatting both fell in love with each other. As, they start taking relation seriously and plan to take it to next level, a sudden misfortune strikes in their lives.An accident, a death, a phone call which shakes the world of Aleesha and Akash.
- Sorry you're not my type – The story revolves around the Delhi-based college music band VAYU comprising three contrasting personalities Vikrant, Anamika and Yuvi.Then Aditya a stranger comes into their lives which changes the course of their lives in ways they could have never imagined.This is sweet story of love, romance, drama, betrayal, hatred and friendship.
- You're the password to my life – The protagonists of this book are Virat and Kavya. Although they have totally different personalities and interests, but they are best friends. Aditya is the narrator of the story. The story is all about how friendship is put to test when an unforeseen incident comes in their life and how they overcome it. The book was published in December 2014.The novel is based on Sudeep's cousin's life.
- You are trending in my dreams – Four college students Varun, Ahana, Malvika and Garima with different background and stark personalities move together into a flat in Mumbai. Although differences among them, their commitment to the bond of friendship they have built over time ties them together. The story is how things get turbulent in life when one of their friend finds herself caught in a mess and in the end will they be able to recover or fall apart.
- She swiped right into my heart – If you’ve never had friends, you’ve never really lived Geet, one of the most unpopular girls in college, is best friends with the beautiful and soughtafter Shibani. To win the popularity vote, Geet takes the help of college hottie Rudra, who agrees to act as her ‘boyfriend’—he sees an opportunity to get closer to Shibani. Little does he know that Shibani has been harbouring feelings for someone else all along. As misunderstandings and jealousies take centre stage, Geet must make a decision that will affect not just her own life, but also those of her loved ones. She Swiped Right into My Heart is a story about love—gained and lost—and the healing power of friendship. .
- All Rights Reserved For You – All Rights Reserved for You is Sudeep Nagarkar’s 8th novel and this time he is enchanting his own love story with his to-be wife Jasmine. Although everything is cloaked under the layers of romantic fiction – one that Sudeep does the best. The story of All Rights Reserved for You is about Aditya and Jasmine – a couple who are poles apart mentally as well as physically but still fall for each other head over heels. Aditya, the ‘hero’ of the novel, is a passionate writer while Jasmine cannot even imagine herself reading. Both live miles away in different cities. With almost nothing in common, love sneaks in and changes their lives. This novel is all about how love can make things possible. Long-distance being the villain of the story, Aditya and Jasmine resort to bridge their relationship with Skype, Facebook and Whatsapp. It is a soothing real-life story of two lovebirds separated by distance but are never really far apart. Trust builds relations but most long-distance relations are destroyed because of it. But, this novel proves all conventions wrong to prove, long distance relationships do work ‘very well’.
- Our Story Needs No Filter – Sudeep Nagarkar announced his new book 'Our Story Needs No Filter' on 12 June. The book is published by Penguin Random House and will hit the bookstores in July 2017. Sudeep announced the book telling his readers 'There will be no filter over the pseudo happenings around us'.
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