I think, we all know the Chetan Bhagat. Yeap! he is a writer of ‘Five Points Someone‘ which turned into one of the best movie on Bollywood history, called ‘3 Idiots’. But he is not limited to best and professional author in India. He is also screenwriter, columnist and speaker. He writes columns on The Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar, mainly focusing on national development issues and youth.
Chetan Bhagat has a very own regular readers and its number is growing day by day. He has unique way to tell the story. He put interesting twists and screenplay (?) in his novels. Therefore, you can enjoy the taste of films on his novels with some scenes of fights too.
The New York Times named Chetan Bhagat as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and cited him as ‘the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history’. He has huge number of fan following. His books make the big buzz before the publication. All of his books are best seller.
List of Movies Adapted From Chetan Bhagat Novels
1. Hello (2008) based on ‘One Night @ The Call Center’
Hello is a movie based on the Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘One Night @ The Call Center’. It is directed, produced and screenplay by Atul Agnihotri. It is starring Sharman Joshi, Sohail Khan, Gul Panag, Isha Koppikar, Amrita Arora and Sharat Saxena in the lead roles.
2. 3 Idiots (2009) loosely based on ‘five point someone’
3 Idiots is a loosely based on the Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘five point someone‘. It is edited and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and screenplay by Abhijat Joshi. It feautres Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Omi Vaidya, Parikshit Sahni and Boman Irani.
3. Kai Po Che (2013) based on ‘The Three Mistakes of My Life’
4. 2 States (2014) based on ‘2 States’
2 States is a 2014 romantic comedy film based on the Chetan Bhagat’s novle ‘2 States’. It is directed by Abhishek Verman and produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala. It features Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatta in lead roles.
5. Next Movie will adapted from ‘Half Girlfriend’
Tweet from Chetan Bhagat
Delighted to announce supertalented Mohit Suri @mohit11481 (Aashiqui2,Ek Villain) will direct the film based on my next book Half Girlfriend
— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) September 14, 2014