By Hindustan Times
Clad in an executive suit, with a red tilak on his forehead, Chetan Bhagat is a picture of ‘saintly’ demeanour. But a few minutes into the discussion, a rather flippant remark about fat people, and he has managed to hurt certain sensibilities, yet again. As the audience rages or sighs (depending upon the size of their waist), we take the author aside for a little chat-chat on his knack for offending sensibilities, his upcoming books and more.
‘I’m human, I’m not a saint!’
Whether it’s a sexist joke on Father’s Day or losing his cool over the piracy issue he has often faced flak for being insensitive, but the author plays it cool, “People feel that since I’m in the limelight I have to be extra politically correct, and as a writer, sometimes I’m not. I make my choice between being politically correct and truth. When I