There are many good authors in Indian literature but there are some who are over hyped by the media. Even if they have bestselling books they don’t have flair for writing and their novels fail to entice readers. Here are 5 Overrated Writers of India Whose Books are Not Good Enough.

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat needs no introduction. He is an infamous banker who became a writer. His debut novel, Five Point Something was adapted into a Bollywood film 3 Idiots which everyone loved. However, all of his books have the same monotonous theme of college romance and a boy meets a girl, they fall in love, and they end up living happily ever after cliche. The stories are more or less the same they just have different characters and circumstances. His stories cannot catch the reader’s imagination whether they are based on real life incidents or not. As a genuine novel lover we can undoubtedly say he is one of the overrated writers in India and I for definite reasons choose to read novels written by Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, David Baldacci kind of writers rather than then wasting my energy and time on Chetan Bhagat

Savi Sharma

Savi Sharma’s debut novel, ‘Everyone has a Story’ was a bestseller. There have been mixed reviews about the book. The story has no logic whatsoever. Her characters are too predictable. Savi Sharma’s books follow the same themes and stories, it is always about four people who are friends or become friends, they fall in love and end up getting heartbroken. She makes up for it by writing beautiful articulate sentences but it is still not enough to impel the readers to read an entire book. It is possible that her book became a bestseller through marketing gimmicks. I highly appreciate Savi Sharma for her marketing strategies but she is also one of the overrated writers in India.

Durjoy Datta

Durjoy Datta is yet another overrated writer whose books are about cliche love stories. All his books are love stories where the lead characters and events are closely based on his personal experiences. His work is very predictable. He tries to create a realistic backgrounds for his characters but his characters seem foolish and irritating. His books Of Course I Love You Till I Find Someone Better, She Broke Up I Didn’t I Just Kissed Someone Else, Ohh Yes I am Single So is My Girlfriend, You Were My Crush Till You Said You Love Me and many of his other books lack variation as they are more or less same stories.

Ravinder Singh

Ravinder Singh writes love stories with tragic ends. Some of his novels have captivating storylines like, I Too Had A Love Story, but in his other books his writing fails to connect the readers to the characters. His books seem good at the beginning but by the end the plot loses its essence. When the book ends, it makes us quite happy that the book is finally over. His stories do not stay with the readers forever. The major problem with Ravinder Singh writing style is that although he started his carrier promising but then he sticked to the same writing style and kept on telling same story with different angle.

Sudeep Nagarkar

Sudeep also writes love stories but his stories involve too much drama. His stories just are just another college romances involving love at first sight and heartbreaks. In some of his books like Sorry You’re Not My Type, All Rights Reserved For You, She Swiped Right into My Heart, Our Story Needs No Filter, Few Things Left Unsaid the plot is the same and it does not make sense. The intimate scenes in his novels sometimes feel unnecessary.

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