....................in short conversation with Chetan Bhagat
(Via CNN-IBN Live Chat, 13-03-13)
Yaseen : Who is your inspiration?
Chetan : The Indian youth, the middle class, our country etc.
Yaseen : Can any form of art bring change in our society?
Chetan : Yes, it can shape people's thinking if done right.
Yaseen : What are your upcoming projects?
Chetan : I am writing the screenplay for KICK, starring Salman Khan and directed/produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. Full on action/comedy/family drama movie. it is a remake of the telegu hit, but making many changes to it. accha boys and girls, thanks for reading this chat. tried to type as fast as possible but still some q's left.
Chetan Bhagat is the author of six blockbuster novels – Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of my life (2008), 2States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011) and What Young India Wants (2012).
Chetan’s books have remained bestsellers since their release, and have been adapted into major Bollywood films. The New York Times called him the ‘the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history.’ Time magazine named him in the “100 Most Influential People in the world” and Fast Company, USA listed him as one of the world’s “100 most creative people in business.”
Chetan writes columns for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development issues. He is also a motivational speaker.
(Source : http://www.chetanbhagat.com/about/)