Just as the title suggests, Revolution 2020: Love.Corruption.Ambition is a story about ambition, corruption, love and revolution, by Chetan Bhagat, the famous Indian author. He is also a screenwriter, a speaker and a columnist. He has authored a number of best-sellers including One Night @ the Call Center, Five Point Someone, 2 States, The 3 Mistakes of My Life and What Young India Wants. All of these novels have remained bestsellers from right when they were released. The first four have also inspired Bollywood films. Half Girlfriend is another upcoming novel by Bhagat. The author has already received a number of awards for his noteworthy contribution to the new-age English literature. He has been declared as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by the Time magazine. The New York Times has cited him as "the biggest selling English language novelist in India's history", in 2008. He has also received other awards including Society Young Achiever' award, Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay 2014 for the film, Kai Po Che and Publisher's Recognition award. This edition of Revolution 2020 was published by Rupa on September 1, 2011. If you are planning to buy books online, you can get this in any of the bookstores, listed on this page.
Chetan Bhagat has studied in reputed organisations like the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. Due to his intense association with the youth of India, both in terms of his books and speeches, he is observed more as a youth icon, and less as an author. He also writes columns for a number of reputed English and Hindi newspapers, including Dainik Bhaskar, Hindustan Times and The Times of India. In his articles, he largely focusses on career, youth and different issues related to national development. He also shares his opinions regarding these issues in different events, held across the country. Though earlier he was into the profession of investment banking, he left job in 2009 and devoted himself to writing. In the beginning of 2014, he used to host a television show, titled, 7 RCR on ABP news.
Revolution 2020 revolves around the themes of corruption, love triangles and self discovery. The novel is set in Varanasi, an Indian city, on the banks of the Ganges. According to the author, the book highlights the corruption, which is quite evident in the youth educational system of India. The story of the novel revolves around two best friends, Raghav and Gopal and their friend Aarti. While Raghav and Gopal get separated due to their different passions and ambitions, they remain connected by their love for the same girl - Aarti. Losing his mother at a very young age, Gopal is brought up by his father. He experiences the cruelties and harsh realities of life, largely due to poverty and wants to become rich. On the other hand, Raghav has witnessed the cruelties and he wants to bring change to the society, and make it a better place. Aarti is close to both of them, but whom will she tie the knot with? And do Raghav and Gopal become successful in their individual lives?
Like all other books by Bhagat, this too, has been a best-seller. The fast paced plot and characters with many shades make for an enjoyable read. This edition of the book has been written in English and has 356 pages. 8129118807 is the ISBN 10 for this edition, while 9788129118806 is the ISBN 13 for the same book.