Rohan Kailasam

Rohan Kailasam was born in Chennai and grew up in Mumbai. After finishing college and finding his MBA course uninspiring, he went to Texas. He became a commercial pilot before returning to India and joining Air India, initially based out of Mumbai. He has since worked for several foreign airlines.

An avid fitness enthusiast, he plays tennis and holds a black belt in Ishin-Ryu karate. He is currently a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His other passion, apart from writing, is music; he plays the piano and is the front man for the Chennai rock band, Helmsdeep.

Wastra, his first book, is a crime thriller set in Mumbai and written entirely at 40,000 feet long-haul flights from South East Asia into Europe and North America.