SARTAJ SINGH AND GANESH GAITONDE ENTER THE #NETFLIX
UNIVERSE WITH VIKRAM CHANDRA’S NOVEL - SACRED GAMES
(batch of 1978) was born in New Delhi.
He completed most of his education at #MayoCollege
. After a short stay at St. Xavier's College in Mumbai, Mr Vikram went to the United States as an undergraduate student. In 1984, he graduated from #PomonaCollege
(in Claremont, near Los Angeles) with a magna cum laude BA in English, with a concentration in creative writing.
Both Mr Chandra and his wife, writer #MelanieAbrams
teach at the #UniversityofCalifornia
and have two children ages eight and ten. Chandra is also busy with his software business, #Granthika
that is in its beta stage. The software connects text with the knowledge created in it — born from the need of an #author
like Chandra writing a novel, like #SacredGames
– has potential to be applied to legal writing, #journalism
, corporate documentation and scientific publishing.
Vikram Chandra currently divides his time between #Mumbai
, where he teaches #creativewriting
at the University of California.