Mumbai, Aug 10 (IBNS): Crossword, India’s leading lifestyle bookstore, and Rupa Publications launched popular author Chetan Bhagat’s book ‘What Young India Wants’ in Mumbai on Thursday.
Author of five novels, all of which went on to become blockbuster sellers since their release, this is Chetan’s first non-fiction book.
Present with the author at the launch was fashion designer Masaba, Bollywood director Abhishek Kapoor and actress Shahzan Padamsee, at Crossword’s Kemps Corner outlet.
‘What Young India Wants’ is based on Chetan’s experience as a successful writer and motivational speaker.
He describes contemporary India, analyses some of the complex issues faced by the everyday young Indian, offers solutions and goes as far as to invite discussions.
He questions hard and demands answers about issues that urgently need to be addressed like the increasing rate of student suicides, ever increasing corruption, political parties, etc.
Chetan along with Masaba, Abhishek and Shahzan discussed some of the issues addressed in the book, shared a few stories, experiences and their hopes for a better country.
As mentioned in the book, they asked the question ‘Unless we are all in agreement on what it is going to take to make our country better, how will things ever change?’
Kinjal Shah, COO, Crossword Bookstores said, “We are extremely happy to launch Chetan’s first non-fiction book on the Crossword platform. We appreciate his efforts towards connecting with the youth to bring about a change in the country.”