Pushpam Singh

Writer, Loves travelling to offbeat places, Fascinated about real life stories, Fond of mountains and raw nature, Film maker, Editor and Director

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Three things people don’t know about you?

Mountain lover, Film maker and a great fan of real life stories of regular people

What’s your greatest fear?

That I will run out of time to do everything I want to do

What is your greatest achievement?

Broke away from the routine life to do what I always wanted to do – be a writer and director

High point of your life?

Written and directed my first travel show on the lives of people living in a small village in Spiti Valley

Low point of your life

When my business partner ditched me a few months back

Which living person do you most admire?

My father

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Batman

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Frank Underwood from Game of Thrones

Who are your favorite authors?

Orhan Pamuk, Leo Tolstoy, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

My Name is Red, Becoming Indian, The Idiot, The Castle, Anna Karenina

Is there a book you love to reread?

My Name is Red

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Pursuit of Happyness, Cast Away, Shawshank Redemption, Bol, A Separation

One Superpower you wish you had?

Wish I could work without sleeping at all

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

Our world is a beautiful place Unfortunately, by the time we realize it It’s already time

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?

If I had a time machine, I would like to go back to the Harappan time and see how the world was back then. Also would like to spend my adult life studying at Nalanda University.

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

Ability to understand the language of all the animals in the world.

Which book you wish you had written ?

My Name is Red

When and where do you write ?

I like to sit down on the floor of my room and write. I prefer evening time for this.

Silence or music?

Absolute silence

One phrase that you use most often?

What’s the big idea?

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Bridget Jones Diary

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Be your own critic. Be ruthless to your work. And yes, read a lot and write even more.

Pushpam Singh is an engineer by profession but a poet at heart. His love for poetry found its right blend in this book. He completed his Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Durgapur in 2007. He lives in Bangalore with his family. He is an adventurer at heart and loves traveling to new places and meeting new people. He also has a passion for photography. His biggest dream is to photograph the whole of India

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