Nilanjan P. Choudhury’s debut novel Bali and the Ocean of Milk received wide critical acclaim and was a brief best-seller.   The Case of the Secretive Sister is his second novel and the first adventure in the Chatterjee Institute of Detection series. He has also written a full-length play entitled "The Square Root of a Sonnet" which explores the dramatic events that accompanied the discovery of black holes by the Indian-American astrophysicist and Nobel laureate, Subramanyan Chandrasekhar.

Nilanjan confesses to having studied at IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Kanpur and hopes that this will not be held against him. He lives in Bangalore with his wife, a daughter, a mother-in-law, a day job in the IT industry and a home loan. It’s a wonder he manages to write anything at all apart from EMI cheques.

About Nilanjan Choudhury

Press Articles and Interviews


   Fantasy, mythology and politics: The Hindu, Feb 2012


   Swedish idli meets asuras: The Hindu, Jun, 2012


   Writer's block: DNA , May 2012


   Banking on God: Open Magazine, Oct, 2012


   Pacesetters: The Tribune, Sep 2103