Rituparna Deshmukh

Author of novel ‘Married Virgins’, enthusiastic writer, thinker, and motivational speaker. Book lover, social and a family oriented person; writes on sexuality; penning down my second novel.

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Three things people don’t know about you?

Overtly smart, sometimes wicked, short tempered.

What’s your greatest fear?

‘What if I ran out of ‘Themes’ for writing novels?’

What is your greatest achievement?

Being a published author.

High point of your life?

Holding my novel in my hand.

Low point of your life

Waiting time for my published book.

Which living person do you most admire?


Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Captain Jack Sparrow

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

The Joker

Who are your favorite authors?

Dan Brown, Aamish

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Angels and Demons, Da Vinchi Code, Deception Point, Shiva Trilogy, Who Moved My Cheese

Is there a book you love to reread?

Who Moved My Cheese

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Matrix Series, Harry Potter Series, James Bond Series, Pretty Women, Eat Pray Love

One Superpower you wish you had?

Being invisible

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

He is living his life happily with his family and books.

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?

Childhood in India, Adolescence in France, Adulthood in Silicon Valley, finally settled in a hill station in India.

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

Singing and dancing

Which book you wish you had written ?

Shiva Trilogy

When and where do you write ?

At quiet night, in my study room

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

A riddle wrapped up in an enigma.

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

Yes. I always re-read whatever I have written on previous time.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

50 Shades of Grey

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Believe in your words that they are awesome.

Born, brought up and graduated in Medicine from the ‘orange city’, Nagpur, Rituparna pursued his professional career in the beautiful city of Dehradun situated near the Himalayas and Ganges. The soothing climate of the city brought out his inner author and he penned down his debut novel Married Virgins. He is a voracious reader and likes to read works from different genres of fiction like romance, mystery, thriller, fantasy and historical. Sexuality is his favourite topic among all. He has now returned to his hometown where he works as a professional medical administrator. He takes time out for his passion for reading and writing. He is currently working on his second novel on sexuality cult.

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