Divyaroop (Debu) Bhatnagar was born and brought up in Kanpur.As a child, he would go to Mussoorie with his family during his summer vacations, and the love for the place and the mountains has stayed with him forever. Debu studied at IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta and had a long career with consumer products companies in India and abroad as a CEO and an MD. Along with a few close friends and colleagues, he later set up a consulting company. Debu loves reading, travelling, golfing, and playing bridge. He has been writing since 2018 when his first book, Journey to the Hills and Other Stories, was published. He has two grown-up daughters and three lovely granddaughters and lives in Gurgaon with his wife, Devi.