Susheel Kumar Batra

Reading and writing is my hobby.


Sun Sign

I don't know ( I believe in Karma)

Three things people don’t know about you?

A bit self centric, Wishes to be well known, A man with lot of questions

What’s your greatest fear?


What is your greatest achievement?

well assured

High point of your life?

My love life, my marriage

Low point of your life

Getting comparatively low marks in Engineering

Which living person do you most admire?

Narendra Modi

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

I am hero of my fictions, Reel hero is Dev Anand, Literary hero is David Copperfield

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Pran of Hindi Cinema, Ravana from Indian historical prospective

Who are your favorite authors?

Agyeya (Hindi), Sarat Chandra (Bengali). P. G. Wodehouse (English), Dostoyevsky (Russian), Kalidasa (Sanskrit)

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Hints of Self Culture by Lala Hardyal, Sekhar-Ek Jivini by Agyeya,The Inimitable Jeeves by Wodehouse, David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, Jhootha Sach by Yashpal

Is there a book you love to reread?

Hints of Self Culture by Lala Hardyal

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Guide, Mother India, Awara, Chalti Ka Naam Gadi, Upkaar

One Superpower you wish you had?

Controlling anger

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

I will come again

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?

In India only

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

To become a better author

Which book you wish you had written ?

Sekhar Ek Jivini by Agyeya (Hindi)

When and where do you write ?

Any time in my study

Silence or music?

Sometimes Silence, sometimes music

One phrase that you use most often?

Life is Like that

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Reading films magazines in my younger days, I was just crazy about these magazines

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

When you intend to write just write, keep on enlarging the story in your mind while writing.

Well satisfied with the activities I am presently involved.

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