Often referred to as the Sidney Sheldon of India, Novoneel Chakraborty is the bestselling author of eleven novels and a collection of short stories such as The Stranger trilogy, Forever series etc. Now releasing his 12th book in October titled The Best Couple Ever (Penguin), Novoneel is also all set to debut on Netflix as his earlier novel The Stranger Trilogy is all set to become a Netflix series. Like the international best selling author Sheldon, Novoneel is known for his twists, dark plots and strong female protagonist.
Novoneel is also a screenwriter and a blogger and his distinctive storytelling style and taste for gripping tales have attracted many admirers. Apart from writing books he writes for works in Indian television and films and has written stories for popular shows like Savdhaan India, Million Dollar Girl, Twist Wala Love and Secret Diaries for Channel V.
. Known for his twists, dark plots, and strong female protagonist, Novoneel is also a screenwriter and a blogger and his distinctive storytelling style and taste for gripping tales have got him a large reader fan base.
Novoneel Chakraborty, born in Silchar, Assam on 27th October besides being a full-time author and screenwriter, is also a blogger and specializes in writing the romantic thriller with a little bit of philosophy mixed with it. He did his schooling from Cathedral School and then went on to study Business Administration. From his childhood, he has been majorly stirred and influenced by his grandfather who was a closet playwright. A lot of unequivocal realities have been revealed through his characters which only a reader who has an affinity for intricate plots will understand. Each story, though high on emotions, unfolds in a thrilling narrative.
His first book “A Thing Beyond Forever” released in 2008 and won the national bestseller tag in just a few months of its release. He is also one of the three founders of a first of its kind content company – Act3 Creations which provides content solutions for television, films, digital and ad.
With back to back best-selling books, the author is not a part of the rat race. His ambitions are higher, he says, “Someday when you see a book lying on the table without its cover and prelim pages and no reference to the author, my reader should be able to read a couple of lines from the book and recognize that it is my work. That is where I want to reach.”