Ashwin Sanghi’s Chanakya’s Chant seems to be more gripping than the IPL match for Preity Zinta during her team King’s XI Punjab’s match against Kolktaa Knight Riders on April 16th 2013.
Ashwin Sanghi is an entrepreneur by profession, with an MBA in Finance from Yale. Even though he sports a business avatar by day, his nights are devoted to spinning racy thrillers and historical mysteries.
The Rozabal Line by Ashwin Sanghi has stayed at the top of the bestseller list since 2009. Chanakya’s Chant, his second book also published by Westland, won the Crossword-Vodaphone Award for 2010. Mega-producers UTV has bought the film rights to this book.
His debut novel, The Rozabal Line, was a fictional rendition of the intriguing and mythical Jesus in India story. The novel— originally written under his pseudonym Shawn Haigins—went on to become a national bestseller within a year of its release.
His second novel, Chanakya’s Chant, a contemporary political thriller with roots in ancient history, was released in India and shot to the #1 spot on the India‐Today bestseller list within eight weeks of its release.
UTV has acquired the movie rights to Chanakya’s Chant, which shall soon be seen on the big screen.