Anirban Bhattacharyya wears many hats - an author, a poet, a standup comedian, a movie actor, a TV producer and director, a television and media professional, a mainstream content creator, and a motivational speaker. In his 23 years of emerging journey, he has worked with prominent production houses and television channels including Star India and Channel [v] India. Along with his many bestsellers, he is the author of the No.1 true crime bestseller The Deadly Dozen: India's Most Notorious Serial Killers published by Penguin India. His debut collection of poetry titled Mumblings & Musings was published in 2021 by Petals Publishers and has received rave reviews.
His YA Fiction titled The Adventurous 6: The Sinister Summer Holiday (Om Books) has been a huge hit among readers. His bestsellers list includes the true crime book India’s Money Heist: The Chelembra Bank Robbery (Penguin India) which is about the biggest bank heist in India. It was launched by superstar Mohanlal. Narrating his own childhood life, he released his fifth book The Hills Are Burning in 2003. The book is a memoir of his friends and him growing up in a boarding school in Kalimpong set against the genesis and the subsequent violence and human rights violations of the Gorkhaland movement of 1986.
He is the Co-Creator, Producer, and Writer of one of India's most popular true crime shows on Television - Savdhaan India. His day job is as a television content producer having produced hit TV shows on Indian television channels like Crime Patrol, Fear Files, and Ishq Kills. In his acting career, he has done movies like Sui Dhaaga, Mission Mangal, and Opium, which premiered at The 35th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2022. An award-winning content creator, he has been the Content Head at Channel [v] India, and Head of Brand Solutions and Non-Fiction at The Walt Disney Company (India).
A distinguished author, Anirban's books have been endorsed by prominent Bollywood actors including Ayushmann Khurana and John Abraham. Being a motivational speaker he has conducted numerous sessions to encourage and help thousands of college students.