Vish Dhamija is a London-based author of nine crime fiction novels, and frequently quoted in the Indian press as “master of crime and courtroom drama” and “India’s best page-turner”. He is responsible for stimulating the legal fiction genre in India and is the only author of Indian origin listed among the major legal thriller writers of the world. His book, Bhendi Bazaar featuring DCP Rita Ferreira was the #1 Bestseller on Amazon Crime for 10 weeks.
A major production house recently acquired the rights to Vish’s much sought-after “Rita Ferreira” series (Bhendi Bazaar, Doosra & Lipstick) to adapt the books into a multi-season, premium original digital series.
From dark gritty stories to legal thrillers to crime capers, Vish is applauded for the versatility of his stories and his nonlinear narratives.
Prior to starting his second successful career as a published author, Vish worked in marketing and retailing for over two decades for global brands like Ford, Kodak and United Colors of Benetton. He has an MBA from Manchester Business School is and is a law dropout.
Vish is also a public speaker and speaks about the significance of branding and positioning in life, success and failure and everything in between. He challenges people to step outside their immediate boundaries and experience life without fear of failure.
His corporate experience helps him design sessions grounded in reality. And, of course, he has an interesting way of telling stories that guarantees interaction from the participants.
Vish is now onto this third career after a recent business acquisition in December 2019.
Vish Dhamija is represented by one of India’s leading literary agents, Siyahi. India’s biggest book-to-screen agency, Story Ink, represents his works for screen adaptations.
Vish’s books are published by Srishti, Rumour Books, Harper Collins and Pan Macmillan.
Vish is an avid traveller, loves cooking, is a model car collector, and a voracious reader. He lives with his wife, Nidhi, in London.