Abbas Abidi


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Three things people don’t know about you?

I love making comics; I have watched Interstellar, The Big Short and Tamasha more than 50 times each ; I love mountains

What’s your greatest fear?

Not able to breathe underwater

What is your greatest achievement?

Not being scolded by my brown parents anymore.

High point of your life?

Having a cat to hug me to sleep 😛

Low point of your life

Not having a cat anymore.

Which living person do you most admire?

Rahul Dravid

Who is your favorite fictional hero?


Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Khaled Hosseini, Paulo Coelho, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Elif Shafak, Ryan Holiday

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday, 40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Hooked by Nir Eyal

Is there a book you love to reread?

40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

The big short, Interstellar, Tamasha, Lala Land, Arrival

One Superpower you wish you had?

To travel across the universe in no time

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

Until we meet again.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

I wouldn't change a single thing about where and who I would be with. Why would I miss re-living my childhood again? 😀

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

Surfing on big waves.

Which book you wish you had written ?

40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

When and where do you write ?

Anywhere, anytime.

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

Alright, alright, alright...

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No. I don't have any such superstitions.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Even if I had, I would be too embarrassed to put it up on a public profile.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Just write.

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