Rishi Vohra took to writing while pursuing his MBA in Sustainability at San Francisco University. Since then, he has published three novels – I am M-M-Mumbai, HiFi in Bollywood and Once Upon the Tracks of Mumbai (awarded a special mention at the Hollywood Book Festival and longlisted for the 2013 Crossword Book Awards). Diary of an Angry Young Man is his fourth novel.
His short story, The Mysterious Couple, was featured in Sudha Murty’s anthology – Something Happened on the Way to Heaven and another short story, Kaala Baba, in Neil D’Silva’s urban horror anthology – City of Screams. His other short stories include The Saas-Bahu Conflict which was published in the HBB Horror Microfiction Anthology and In Your Eyes in Tell me Your Story’s LGBTQ anthology Pride, Not Prejudice : Decriminalising Love.
Vohra has been invited to speak at several literature festivals such as Chandigarh Literati, Think Literature Fest, Litventure, Lit-O-Fest, NMIMS Lit Fest, VESIM Literati Fest and the Mumbai Book Fair. As a speaker, he has been invited to Bombay Scottish School and Universities such as NMIMS at Shirpur and SIES at Navi Mumbai.
His books and interviews have featured in renowned dailies such as DNA After Hours, The Telegraph, The Afternoon, Free Press Journal, Deccan Herald, Absolute India, Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Marathi and Daily Post. Magazines that have covered him and his books include India Today, FHM India, Verve, Society, Hi! Blitz, Cine Blitz, Screen, Forbes and Savvy. Various eminent bloggers, such as MissMalini, have featured his books and interviews on their blogs and social media. In addition, Vohra has been a guest on radio shows on 91.1 Radio City (Mumbai) and 94.3 Radio One (Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai).
He is a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), Society of Wine Educators (USA) and Alfiere Italico – Wine Cultore (Italy). He currently resides in Mumbai.