Praveen P. Gopinath

I am ordinary man with an extraordinary will power. An astrologer by passion. A foodie by essence and a writer by choice.

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Three things people don’t know about you?

I pretty much have a very open life. Out of the 11 books I wrote 7 are from my life. So I don’t think there is much that people doesn’t know about me.

What is your greatest achievement?

Getting Indian Achievers Award 2016 as ‘Prolific Author’

Which living person do you most admire?


Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Sherlock Homes

Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Jeffrey Archer, Priya Pillai 12. What are your 5 favourite books of all time? The tale of two cities, Being Moon on 31st Crossroad, The Ravana Affair, People I See, My 200 pound Love Story

Is there a book you love to reread?

Kane and Able

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

The Great Debators, Goodwill Hunting, My Sassy Girl, The American President, A walk to remember

One Superpower you wish you had?

To never die

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

..and he lived…

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?

Manhattan, New York

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


When and where do you write ?

At home when I am sad or happy

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

Winning is everything

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?


Praveen P. Gopinath, 32, graduated in history from Annamalai University and is an astrologer of repute. He is popular in Facebook as Mr Mallu, as most of us know him as the man behind the viral YouTube video, Mr Mallu -Things Malayalees Say. Being Moon on 31st Crossroad is Praveen’s first book. What is unique about his book is that it is a compilation of Praveen’s life experiences drawn from excerpts of his diary as well as his Facebook status update for the past two years. His Facebook page Praveen P Gopinath (Mr Mallu), where he writes excerpts from his life, has over sixteen thousand fans.

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