- One of India’s biggest bestsellers ever – has sold over a 1,000,000 copies. Has been a campus favourite for over a decade now.
- Strong potential in the Indian expatriate market among students and young corporates.
- A romantic comedy where Wodehouse meets the idiom of Indian comic filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
What the press says:
‘What Raheja does is to very cleverly localize the Wooster persona….Some of the humour is side splitting…’
‘A classic film plot… a laugh-a-minute book…’
- The Times of India
‘Raheja writes a touching book about a young lover's story… that engrosses the reader, with its high speed rather hilarious turn of events…’
- The Pioneer
‘Anything for you, ma’am is a delicacy of feelings with dollops of mischief and fun…’
- Society Magazine
‘One must hand it to the young author for an enterprising race to the finish…’
- Deccan Herald
Tushar Raheja (born 1984) is an Indian storyteller and researcher based in Delhi. His first book Anything for you, Ma’am, a comedy, was published in 2006, while he was an undergraduate student in college. His writing was compared to that of P. G. Wodehouse by The Hindu and The Times of India and went on to achieve massive success. It has remained on the national best-selling charts since the time it was published. Raheja chose not to climb on the bandwagon of formulaic books but instead devoted himself to mathematical research and the study of narration. Romi and Gang (2013), previously titled Run Romi Run is only his second book in the market. The book about the unalloyed dreams of the young in the Indian hinterland revolves around cricket. It has been praised by The Hindu, Hindustan Times, The Daily Telegraph among other publications. Raheja is one of the few authors in India to combine widespread popularity with critical acclaim.In 2015, he obtained his PhD from IIT Delhi in the field of applied probability.
Raheja was born and brought up at Faridabad. His parents are doctors, his father a graduate of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune (AFMC). Raheja did his schooling from Apeejay School and DPS Faridabad. He obtained his B.Tech in industrial engineering from IIT Delhi in 2006. Anything for you, Ma’am, his first novel was also published in the same year. He followed it up with research in applied mathematics and completed Masters of Science in Operations research in 2010. In 2015, Raheja was awarded a PhD by IIT Delhi in the field of applied probability. Dr. Kiran Seth of SPIC MACAY and Dr. Sandeep Juneja were his thesis advisors.