Arpit Dugar is
born and brought up in Jaipur. He has doneMasters in Public
Administration, PGDRM and B.Tech in Electronics & Communication.
Right from his childhood he has been brought up in a very
alluring and captivating environment. He has a true spirit to work, though a
small job but Arpit has a habit of developing an unusual interest in it.
Arpit has been regular in writing articles on youth awakening for The Times
of India. He is also a prolific innovator and a very dynamic leader. He has
interest in visual coaching and developing a puissant student’s activity club
at national level. He is founder of the Resource Development Club, DIT Doon
and was also the President of The Institution of Engineers (India), DIT
Besides his novel Nothing For You My Dear he
has also written many articles for his own diary and college magazines
Congratulations for becoming National
What motivates you to write this
that happened with me inspired me to write as they were never believed by
people when told verbally, they were so weird and surprising.
How much of Avinash is
Avinash is much a reflection of what Arpit is.
How is the experience of
interacting with the readers? Any unique experience to share…
have always been dear and lovely. The messages, mails and phone calls that I
receive, all carry unique gestures which are absolutely overwhelming.
while travelling from Jaipur to Mumbai, I found a girl reading my book
sitting at the lower berth of the compartment. I asked her about the book and
she replied, “I wish the protagonist of this story to come in my life. I am
in so much love with the character and the author as well. Just feel like
meeting him once”. I felt awkward to disclose my identity then, which to be
true I wanted to. I smiled and returned back to my seat. Today that reader is
one of my good friends.
How long did it take you to
complete writing the book?
work, “Nothing For You My Dear” took me almost nine months in completion.
Would you like to offer any advice
to aspiring authors?
more and think less when you begin writing and think more and write less when
you are finishing your script.
What changes do you want to bring
about in the present society?
subjective question to be answered, but to be précised almost everything. On
the top, the restriction to the freedom of thinking.
What is the message you want to
convey through your book?
Busy is a person who has time for
Do you have anything to say about
the support you got from your family and friends while writing the book?
never knew I could write something readable until my book was in their hands,
post-launch support was tremendous.
Any particular book which has
influenced your life…What kind of books you like to read?’
reading non-fictions most of the times and fictions during my leisure times.
Discovery of India, Animal Farm, The Forgotten hero, Life of Pi, The Serious
Men, Wings of Fire, Its not about the Bike, Deception Point, I am
a voice without a form, etc are amongst the list of books which I like and
had learnt from.
Could you tell us something about
your future plans? Have you started planning for your next book?
work is all set to release next year. It is based on Déjà vu concept, the
title of the book is “Not Yet to be Disclosed”
Any message for Himani Vashishta’s
Himani is full of life, her diary
would certainly be one step ahead. Stay connected with all her updates. She
will keep bringing something or the other new for you.
Thank you Arpit for your
time. Wish you all the best for your future works.