Indian writer in the fiction-Thriller genre. He is the author of three best-selling novels: The Rozabal Line, Chanakya's Chant and The Krishna Key. All his books have been based on historical, theological and mythological themes.He is one of India's best-selling conspiracy fiction writers and is an author of the new era of retelling Indian history or mythology in a contemporary context. Forbes India has included him in their Celebrity 100 list
Meet Ashwin Sanghi
entrepreneur by day, novelist by night—has all the usual qualifications of an Indian businessman.
Schooling at the Cathedral and John Connon School, a B.A. (Economics) from St. Xavier’s College, and an M.B.A. (Finance) from the Yale School of Management. Ashwin is a director of the M. K. Sanghi Group of Companies, which has business interests in real estate development, automobiles, manufacturing and engineering. Besides being a businessman, Ashwin manages a parallel career as writer of fiction.
Ashwin Sanghi’s first novel, The Rozabal Line, was self-published in 2007 under his pseudonym, Shawn Haigins, an anagram of his real name Ashwin Sanghi. The theological thriller based upon the theory that Jesus died in Kashmir was subsequently published by Westland in 2008 in India under his own name and went on to become a bestseller, remaining on national bestseller lists for several months.
Ashwin Sanghi’s second novel, Chanakya’s Chant, a political thriller with roots in ancient Mauryan history, shot to the top of almost every bestseller list in India within a few weeks of its launch. The novel went on to win the Crossword-Vodafone Popular Choice Award 2010, and film producer UTV acquired the movie rights to the book. The novel continues to dominate the fiction charts.
The Krishna Key, Ashwin’s third novel, is a furiously-paced and riveting thriller that explores the ancient secrets of the Vedic age and the Mahabharata, released on August 24, 2012 and shot to #1 on the AC Nielsen India Fiction list within the first week.
Private India, Ashwin's fourth book, is a collaboration between him and James Patterson. It is a gritty crime thriller set in Mumbai and is the eighth book in Patterson's 'Private' series. The novel was launched in July 2014 and hit #1 on the AC Nielsen India Fiction list in the first week.
Ashwin is an entrepreneur by profession but writing historical fiction in the thriller genre is his passion and hobby. Ashwin lives in Mumbai with his wife, Anushika, and his son, Raghuvir.
Ashwin has spoken at dozens of events in India. He speaks at company and corporate events, association seminars, and educational institution events.
His language skills, business background, creative mindset and diverse education, make him very well-suited to speak on subjects such as creativity, transformation, innovation, unlearning, storytelling, marketing and social media besides correlating modern management issues to historical and mythological concepts.
Ashwin’s sessions are tailor-made according to the needs of the target audience.
New Book : 13 Steps To Bloody Good Luck - By Ashwin Sanghi
Ashwin Sanghi reveals a surefire way to improve your life with The 13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck. Life isn’t always easy. There are people who seem to drive through it with hard work and talent. There are others who just fall by the wayside.Then there are those who seem to find luck wherever they go. They seem to have some mysterious way of attracting luck, empowering them in all that they do. But is it possible to attract luck? Is there some way of training ourselves to become lucky? In this book, Ashwin Sanghi reveals that luck isn't a fickle mistress always on the run.She's well within reach, if you know where to look. He brings together several anecdotes and narratives incorporating personal experiences and vignettes which show readers how to tap into this mysterious fountain of luck. He gives readers a brand new image of what it means to be lucky and shows them how to become successful by finding luck no matter what they do. If luck has seemed to be in short supply in your life, this is the book for you!