Born in Kolkata, Devdan Chaudhuri was educated in India (Fergusson College, Pune) and England (University of Essex). While pursuing his Masters, he lost the inspiration to become an economist and returned to Kolkata to work on his writings and research. Over the years, he became an entrepreneur in the art and hospitality sectors. He enjoys travelling and photography. Anatomy of Life, his debut novel, was nominated for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize.