14 Inspiring Quotes By Upamanyu Chatterjee That Will Compel You To Pursue Your Interests With Renewed Zeal.
He made his debut with 'English, August' which is regarded as one of the coming-of-age stories regarding modern India. Agastya Sen, the novel's protagonist presented a view of India which the world was unaware of. The character seems timeless and still feels fresh.
Known for his sense of self-depreciating humor Upamanyu believes he dabbles with his multiple personalities —the government officer and writer—with ease.
Speaking about his peers who fail to pursue their creative interests, he says, "It's a pity when bureaucrats say they like to paint or write but don't have the time."
His latest book 'Fairy Tales at Fifty’ is another dark comedy, with Buddhism at its center.
Here are a few inspiring quotes by the famous novelist that will give new wings to the hidden writer in you.