Tarun Mehta

Avid reader, bathroom singer, addicted to traveling, photography, cooking, love spicy food, and cycling

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Three things people don’t know about you?

I am more sensitive, short tempered, and competitive than I portray.

What’s your greatest fear?

aquaphobia but that doesn’t stop me from going for a dive once in a while.

What is your greatest achievement?

to have remained true to my nature despite everything.

High point of your life?

I believe my best is yet to come

Low point of your life

When I lost my grandfather.

Which living person do you most admire?

My father

Who is your favorite fictional hero?


Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Paulo Coelho, George Orwell, Aravind Adiga, Amish Tripathi, Khaled Hosseini, Robin Sharma

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Alchemist, Who will cry when you die, 1984, Kite Runner, The white tiger

Is there a book you love to reread?

The monk who sold his ferrari and Who will cry when you die

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Inception, Lord of the rings series, The dark Knight, Matrix series, Men of Honor

One Superpower you wish you had?

Time travel

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

exactly as he always wished- content, satisfied on having lived fully, with no regrets. He left the world as he entered it, untouched by its corruption

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?

I will not like to change anything so far but will like to spend silver years in a wooden house by the lake.

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


Which book you wish you had written ?


When and where do you write ?

I prefer to write early morning, or late at night.

Silence or music?

Both, depending on the mood

One phrase that you use most often?

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

No advice- one should go with one’s gut feeling.

Tarun is a graduate of BITS Pilani and presently employed as a Banker.
Jinxed in Love is his first novel. He is passionate about philosophy and takes interest in travelling, cooking and photography.

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