Amish is a graduate of IIM-Calcutta and worked for 14 years in the financial services industry before turning to full-time writing. Described as ‘India’s first literary popstar’ by world-renowned film director Shekhar Kapur, Amish’s unique combination of crackling story-telling, religious symbolism, and profound philosophies have turned him into an Indian publishing phenomenon, with his books being hailed as 'archetypal and stirring'.
The Shiva Trilogy is the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history while The Ram Chandra Series is the second fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history.
Amish's books have been translated & published worldwide into 19 Indian and International languages & have sold more than 4 million copies, making him one of the most influential authors in India.
He has been listed amongst the 100 most influential celebrities in India (in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 & 2018)