AMISH is a 1974-born IIM (Kolkata)-educated, boring banker turned happy author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen-year-old career in financial services to focus on writing. He is passionate about history, mythology and philosophy, finding beauty and meaning in all world religions. Amish’s books have sold more than 5.5 million copies and have been translated into over 19 languages.
BHAVNA ROY was educated in Mussoorie, Pune and Mumbai. After graduating in psychology from Mumbai University, she worked first as a volunteer in a school for special children in Malegaon, and later in an NGO in Nashik called SOS. She is the wife of the late Himanshu Roy IPS, senior police officer of the Maharashtra cadre. She lives in Mumbai.