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About Arvind Parashar
Arvind Parashar is a corporate-leader-turned-author who hails from the hill station of Dehradun. Having spent his childhood at the foothills of the Himalayas, Arvind always had a creative inclination in life; he used to write and publish songs, poems, stories, etc. during his schooldays. Representing his school, he became a quiz champion at the district level and state level. He is also into painting and gives guest lectures at colleges upon invitation.
After completing school, Arvind pursued graduation in Science and then studied from The Institutes, America. He is also a Post Grad in Computer Applications and now pursuing Post Grad program in Data Science. Interesting to note whether he is right brain or left brain.
He has spent a good part of his career in U.S, however he settled in India and precisely in his home town, Dehradun.
He has worked with corporates like GE, Dell and Barclays. Last, he served as a Vice President with the British Bank.
A few years later, he decided to give a break to his corporate career to focus on his passion for writing. Of course, it was an unconventional decision. He had to make several sacrifices to ensure that he keeps on chasing his dreams.
Arvind has written five books in English till date. Thriller is his preferred genre, around which he loves experimenting. In the near future, he wishes to write a crime thriller.
A self-made, multi-talented personality and a connoisseur of creativity, Arvind is very active on social media and is being followed by more than half a million people across various platforms. One of his hobbies which he takes very seriously is painting; he wishes to put up an art exhibition in the future.
One other important aspect to know about Arvind is his association with social causes. He has pledged all the profits from his first book towards ALC, second book towards Spandana, featured in The Hindu. Once he gave away his art work for raising funds for Kedarnath flood victims. For girl child education, he supported Give India that was featured in The Hindustan Times. Very recently he supported families for medical support via Ketto.
He wishes to see his work read by as many discerning readers across the country.