Sujit Banerjee

Closet poet! Tarot Reader! Travel Buff! Photographer! Pranic Healer. Luv all things mystical.#Tiniature Challenge. Oh yes, also an author!

Sun Sign

Sagittarius!

Three things people don’t know about you?

That I have dealt with panic attacks for a long time. I am “scared” of dark movies. I have “seen” quite a few of my past lives!

What’s your greatest fear?

Fear itself!

What is your greatest achievement?

Being able to deliver my first book!

High point of your life?

Holding the first copy of my published book.

Low point of your life

Dealing with my mother’s brain stroke and her in bed paralyzed.

Which living person do you most admire?

Without a thought – GulzarSaheb.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Mandrake!

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

The Joker of Batman series.

Who are your favorite authors?

Ayn Rand, O’ Henry, Paulo Coelho, Rabindranath Tagore, John Grisham, ElifShafak, Tahir Shah, KhaledHousseini, AtiqRahimi and many many more.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Mahabharat, The Kite Runner, Forty Rules of Love, And Veronica Decides to Die, The Storytellers Tale.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Angela’s Ashes.

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Dr.Zhivago, A Streetcar Named Desire, Gone with The Wind, MeraNaam Joker and Nayak (Bengali – Satyajit Ray)

One Superpower you wish you had?

To touch and heal pain and anger.

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

And like all good and bad things, it came to an end.

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?

Americas during the time of Native Indians – all through. Or during the period of Aztecs and Incas.

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

Scuba Diving.

Which book you wish you had written ?

The Patience Stone by AtiqRahimi.

When and where do you write ?

Anytime and anywhere when thoughts flow like a mountain stream.

Silence or music?

Depends!

One phrase that you use most often?

I don’t agree!!!

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

None whatsoever.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Books on shape shifters!

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Write because you want to write or feel like writing; never because you wish to be a published author.

Born to Bengali parents in Lucknow, Sujit grew up in Patna, where he finished his post-graduation in Psychology, from Patna University and ended up becoming a tour operator instead of a Psychologist. His work took him all over the globe and introduced him to the worlds of Mayans and Aztecs. He started getting interested in Shamanic ways, in healing and joined Pranic Healing courses to become a certified healer. Today, he both heals as well as reads Tarot cards. He continues to work in tourism and lives in Delhi. This is his first work of fiction

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