Bhaichand Patel is a columnist, avid traveler and passionate about cinema and food. He is particularly remembered for his offbeat columns that he has been writing for decades. He has authored several books including Chasing the Good Life, Happy Hours: The Penguin Book of Cocktails and Bollywood's Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema. He has lived in Fiji, London, New York, Cairo, Manila, Bombay and New Delhi. He is a graduate from the reputed London School of Economics. He has also studied filmmaking at New York University.