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Upamanyu Chatterjee - Quotes

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Advances don't fundamentally interest me. It sounds terribly naive, but money doesn't really mean anything to me. If a lot of money came my way, I'm certainly not going to say no. But it hasn't come my way as yet, and I'm not heartbroken.

Advances don't fundamentally interest me. It sounds terribly naive, but money doesn't really mean anything to me. If a lot of money came my way, I'm certainly not going to say no. But it hasn't come my way as yet, and I'm not heartbroken.

It's a huge headache - the more money you have, the more hassles. I find money very uncomfortable. ---->>>

I need to have some depth in my characters. That's why they are all Bengalis. I can't imagine writing a book with someone called Saxena as the hero. ---->>>

Anyone who has grown up in Delhi knows it's horrible. ---->>>

Amidst one's daily clutter, one doesn't usually reflect on the splendour of being free because - naturally - one has to get on with the business of living.

Amidst one's daily clutter, one doesn't usually reflect on the splendour of being free because - naturally - one has to get on with the business of living.

Governance is complex, difficult, and on the whole, thankless - why ever should the Bright Young Things leave the management of their hotels, newspapers, banks, TV channels and corporations to join, like fleas on a behemoth, the government? Wherein lies the difference between the two worlds?

Governance is complex, difficult, and on the whole, thankless - why ever should the Bright Young Things leave the management of their hotels, newspapers, banks, TV channels and corporations to join, like fleas on a behemoth, the government? Wherein lies the difference between the two worlds?

Well, life is dark, isn't it? Mostly, it's dreadful. At the same time, death is funny too. I mean, look at the fuss we make of it. ---->>>

I feel completely at home in the absurdities of India. ---->>>

The more languages you know, the less likely you are to become a terrorist. ---->>>

So much better to write pen on paper; you can do it anywhere, say, while stuck at the airport. ---->>>

For me, comedy is richer and larger than anything else. ---->>>

I don't think I would do better books if I wrote full time. I write for amateurish reasons. ---->>>

People should have literary and cultural taste and should not bomb hotels. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Indian
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Occupation: Public Servant
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Upamanyu Chatterjee (Bengali: উপমন্যু চট্টোপাধ্যায়) (born 1959) is an Indian civil servant who currently serves as Joint Secretary to Government of India on the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board. He is a 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service officer from Maharashtra Cadre (wikipedia)