Indian Physician, Author Devdutt Pattanaik Biography, Books, Articles, Marriage, Wife, Kids
Writing fiction is somewhat easier than writing a factual book. The Indian author Devdutt Pattanaik biography is such an anecdote of a writer who has done considerable research in mythology of the Indian culture. Devdutt Pattanaik is an Indian physician, speaker, mythologist and author who also conduct seminars and lectures on topics of spiritual importance to mankind like leadership, fear and caste. We will take a look at his personal life to know the source of his inspiration in researching the Indian mythology with such passion. He is very active on twitter and keeps on tweeting insightful and interesting anecdotes. He has written some of the country’s best-selling books on mythology. The physician profile is pretty strong. His quotes resemble in-depth knowledge and his speech is laden with wisdom. He has written many articles in Hindi as well as contributed to English newspapers like The Economic Times and the Business Standard. He is actively sought by industry personnel to help them shape the business culture.
Devdutt Pattanaik Age, Family, Wiki
The family background of the author is that he was born to Oriya parents. The mother of the author is named Sabitri Pattanaik. The physicist’s current age is 45. His approximate height is 5 feet 7 inches. His date of birth is 11th December 1970. His birthplace being Mumbai he attended school and college in Chembur. He finished his education by graduating in medicine from Grant Medical College, Mumbai. The Devdutt Pattanaik wiki also mentions that he subsequently did a course in Comparative Mythology from Mumbai University. He has two sisters and two nephews.
Devdutt Pattanaik Writing Career, TV Shows
After working in the pharmaceutical industry for near to 14 years, he realized he wanted to write a book. Since then there was no looking back. The first book written by the mythologist was titled ‘Shiva – an Introduction’ which was released in 1997 and in 1999 his book ‘Vishnu – an introduction’ was released.
He has also done two shows for the television. One was titled ‘Business Sutra’ which was aired on CNBC TV18 and ‘Shastraath’ for CNBC Awaaz. The goal of these two shows was to draw learnings from the Hindu epics that could be emulated in business. He has also worked briefly for Ernst and Young as a Business Advisor. He has also written on mythological creatures, designs and symbols even while he was working in the corporate world.
Another title ‘Myth = Mithya’ was a book by Devdutt Pattanaik that was released in 2006. Apart from the above-mentioned TV shows he has also been a speaker at the first ever TED talk held in India in 2006. He has also designed a show titled ‘Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik’ to be aired on the Epic channel.
Devdutt Pattanaik Best-selling Books
Some of his best books so far are the Devdutt Pattanaik ‘Jaya’ book, ‘The Pregnant King’ and ‘My Gita’. These books are some of his most read titles in the country of the author. He has made a niche for himself with his groundbreaking research and work in the field of Hindu mythology.
He has also written short stories based on the Hindu mythology. He is one of the busiest motivational speakers in India. Another title ‘Sita – an illustrated retelling of the Ramayana’ by Devdutt Pattanaik reveals a very interesting fact about the author. He illustrates most of the illustrations in the books he wrote. He is one of the most celebrated Indian mythology writers second only to Amish Tripathi and Ashwin Sanghi.
His anthologies of Indian mythological stories are also available in Hindi. The book ‘Seven Secrets of Shiva’ was one amongst the top 5 books novels that he has written. His books show true potential to be converted into movies. It is only a matter of time before someone from the Bollywood films fraternity sees the true potential of filming a flick based on ‘Mahabharata’.
Devdutt Pattanaik Marriage, Wife, Daughter
The only love affair he has ever had was with his girlfriend. He was dating her and as soon as their relationship got serious they decided to get married. The Indian writer Devdutt Pattanaik wife name is Seema Pattanaik. He has not revealed anything about his love life or talked about his love story on the public platforms.
The couple have one daughter who is very charming and beautiful. The wife of Devdutt Pattanaik is lucky to have such an intellectual man in her life. His kids love him to bits. He is a shy person and therefore has chosen never to discuss his love life or his personal goings on with his wife and children.
Devdutt Pattanaik Upcoming Books, Articles, Speech
The man has written 21 Indian mythology books. He has also written 5 books for children which are heavy on Indian mythological creatures to pique the interest of kids. His new book is a work-in-progress right now. He has made many speeches that may have landed him in some kind of controversy if not for the facts and logic they held. The TV series ‘Devon ke Dev Mahadev’ is an illustration of one of his books.
The biography of writer Devdutt Pattanaik also should mention that he was the Chief Belief Officer for the Future Group which is a retail star in India. His book ‘Seven secrets of Vishnu’ along with his other upcoming books has been enlisted on his website. His net worth has increased over the years. Before this he worked for 14 years for companies like Apollo Health Street and Sanofi Aventis.
He is constantly sought by Reliance to get culture consultation for the benefit of TV series episodes. The latest news on the author is that he is associated with Kalakshetra. The popular culture consultant Devdutt Pattanaik has also written many articles on marriage. He writes a column for Mid-Day. He has also written about his views on Dharma which have been published in various newspapers and are also available as an e-copy. His contact number can be found on LinkedIn.