Das is making his book debut with Just
Kidding…Yours, Destiny. The implied essence of the story is
about making choices, their consequences and the role of destiny.
The plot is
a simple story, revolving around the complicated life of Kunal Roy. Ambitious Kunal
is living the great Indian dream, having purchased a house in Mumbai, driving
an expensive car and striving to earn pots of money. Having slogged for
donkey’s years in the same company, Kunal believes that he is a star employee
in his company. He is determined to reach the top with a simple mantra - hard
work and dedication.
seemingly planned life and ambitions turn awry with the sudden acquisition of
his company and an abrasive new boss who puts Kunal to the sword. Kunal’s life
is further turned upside down with the entry of a company rookie, Shristi,
compelling him to change his world view and his life’s priorities. Is Shristi
for real or is she an illusion? And who is the real Kunal? Undergoing upheavals
in both professional and personal life, Kunal looks to jettison his ambitions
by embarking on a journey of self discovery, in an attempt to regain his lost
identity and a semblance of control.
aspires to strike a chord with the readers, engage and entertain them. It has
been written from the heart, in a manner, which is characteristic of the
author’s writing style. The story has been set in a typical Indian urban
backdrop but the emotions enunciated, would transcend country barriers.
Ignoring his childhood aspiration of becoming
a sportsman, Anirban Das obtained a degree in mechanical engineering from
Walchand College in Sangli and followed it up with a post graduation in
Advertising from NMIMS, Mumbai. He worked with an Indian automobile
conglomerate in a variety of roles, before quitting his job to pursue his MBA
from IIM, Ahmedabad.
loves to read, travel, listening to music. And forgot to mention, writing too!
He fl irted briefl y with singing but decided against pursuing it, in larger
public interest. What he does not enjoy is cooking, notwithstanding consistent
prodding by family members. Anirban has written content for a few blogs,
including his own J(Links given below)