Nitya Prakash is a versatile personality – a writer, a banker, a management expert, an investment consultant, software engineer, motivational speaker, media man, all rolled in one. He is the author of the much-hyped romantic novel ‘Dear, I Hate You’, thriller fiction ‘R.I.P. In the Name of Love’ and popular fiction ‘Little Lucknow’. He was born and brought up in the city of Nawabs – Lucknow, UP (India). He did his computer graduation from the University of Lucknow, Lucknow followed by an Executive Management Program from K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai and also a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Management from ICICI Manipal Academy, Bangalore. He is NSDL and AMFI certified, which enables him to work as an investment consultant. He is a ferocious reader and a prolific writer and has been regular in writing many youth awakening articles in TOI and many other reputed magazines. He is the Co-Founder of Creative Ecstasy, a popular online portal.
Early Life and Education
Nitya Prakash was born and raised in a middle-class Brahmin family in Lucknow, India, the youngest of six children. His schooling was at the St Thomas School, Lucknow, India. He did his Bachelors of Computer Applications from the University of Lucknow, Lucknow followed by an Executive Services Management Programme from K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbaiand then a sponsored Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Management by ICICI Bank at ICICI Manipal Academy of Banking and Insurance, Bangalore. He is NSDL and AMFI certified.
Prakash started his career as a Program Officer with MicroSave, India (A unit of Bill & Melinda Gates). He was a Probationary Officer with ICICI BankPO Program Batch 10. He also worked with ICICI Bank as an International Trade Manager at Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, India. He had also been the Chief Editor of Chrysalis Magazine, ICICI Manipal Academy of Banking and Insurance, Bangalore. In 2011 after the release of his first novel, Nitya resigned from his banking career and opened his own company, Creative Ecstasyin India. Nitya worked in financial service industry before turning to writing. Although he originally wanted to be a Software Engineer, he chose a career in finance because of his keen interest in Microfinance & Banking Industry. At present, he is writing the screenplays for Movie Production Houses in Hollywood and Bollywood. He is also a freelance columnist with Madhu Trehan’s news critiquing portal, News Laundry. Nitya is also known for directing small advertisements on social issues. He is often quoted in various newspapers like Asian Age, Deccan Herald on many social issues. Apart from creating excitement among readers, his published works Dear, I Hate You, In the Name of Love, R.I.P., Little Lucknow & Maya have received rave reviews from critics and readers in the world of literature. Currently he is working on his fifth book – ‘The Black Indian’ based on a true story.