Jasveer Singh Dangi

Jasveer is an author, podcast host, behavioural trainer, and award-winning health and safety professional based in Canada.


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Three things people don’t know about you?

I was never an avid reader before I started writing, I love outdoors, being a facilitator people assume that I am a people’s person but it’s quite the opposite

What’s your greatest fear?

Someone finding mistakes in my book

What is your greatest achievement?

Conducting training sessions for volunteers of Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi. Each batch had about 1000 volunteers and interacting with such a huge group was a once in a lifetime experience as a training & development professional.

High point of your life?

When I completed my first book Version One and a Half (Version 1 1/2)

Low point of your life

When I lost my dad

Which living person do you most admire?

Mike Tyson

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

John McClane (Die Hard Series)

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

The Joker (Heath Ledger)

Who are your favorite authors?

Chetan Bhagat, Jane Mitchell, Mark Manson, Louise Hay, Devdutt Pattanaik

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

One Indian Girl by Chetan Bhagat, Chalkline by Jane Mitchell, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*Ck by Mark Manson, You Can Heal Yourself by Louise Hey, The Pregnant King by Devdutt Pattanaik

Is there a book you love to reread?

One Indian Girl

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Die Hard (The first one), Andaz Apna Apna, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Golmaal (Old), The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

One Superpower you wish you had?

Wish I had power to generate unlimited stories

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

I did it dad!!!

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?

"For my childhood I would love to go back to my life in Nilokheri, a small town in the heart of Haryana, India. Life back then was simple & beautiful. As an adult if I ever had a time machine then I will only do one thing; I will go back in time when dad was still there & present him the first copy of my first book. He had spent his entire life in the printing industry & seeing his son becoming an author would have been a dream come true. Sadly he left us before I published my first book. "

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

I would love to learn to draw illustrations

Which book you wish you had written ?

Chalkline - Authors portrayal of life in Kashmir is surreal

When and where do you write ?

I can write anytime, anywhere, I don’t need specific setting to be able to write. In fact, I write best when I am around people

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

Son of a bacteria

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

Nothing specific

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

One Indian Girl

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Don’t be scared about the feedback. Keep on going, take the first step & publish your work. Receive feedback constructively & improve your writing.

Jasveer started writing in 2018 with his childhood memoir, Version One and a Half (Version 1 ½). Since then, he has published a total of eight books and coauthored two.

Though he calls himself an accidental author, his books have been well-received and he too has received many accolades for his writings.
1. Author of the Year in Fiction and Non-Fiction category by Ukiyoto Publishing for Ensemble – A collection of short stories and essays.
2. Rated as one of the 10 Indian Authors Redefining Modern Literature by Kathmandu Tribune in January, 2020.
3. Recognized by Ne8X with Sahitya Kosh Samman Award in Literature.
4. In 2018, he was awarded by IISSM for his contributions towards the Health and Safety Training domain 5. In 2019, Literature Light recognized him as one of the top 100 debut authors for his debut book, Version One and a Half (Version 1 ½).
6. He was named as the ‘Author of the Fest’ at the Writing
Wizards Fest 2020 for his book, Double One Zero (110) - Out of the shadows. The Writing Wizards Fest is an initiative by The Twilight of Poem (www.twilightofpoem.in).

Jasveer loves the outdoors and is a big movie buff, which is quite evident given the use of quotes and songs from movies at strategic places in all his books. He is an avid observer of his surroundings and uses characters and instances from everyday situations for his stories.

His works include:
» The Essence of Ganga – The Story of Mandakini,
» Ensemble – A collection of short stories and essays,
» The Incredible Mr Sweets – A coming-of-age story of an
ex-con who finds his calling in life through music,
» Shahenshah – The story of Shrenik Shah, the cancer
» The Metro-Maniac Chronicles - Through the eyes of an
Obsessive-Compulsive Metro-Maniac,
» Double One Zero (110) – Out of the Shadows,
» Diary from Heaven - Confessions of an Eternal Junkie,
» Version One and a Half (Version 1 ½) - A glimpse of India in the ‘80s,
» Concealed Words (Co-Author), and
» Life – A culmination of stories (Co-Author).

He also shares his thoughts on www.storymirror.com, www.medium.com, www.merrative.com, www.theceylonvoice.
com, #jasveersinghdangi (Instagram account and his Facebook page). He also hosts a podcast, interviewing authors and other
professionals on his website www.jasveersinghdangi.com

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