If you think that number crunching may be this IIM Kolkata graduate’s favourite pastime, you will be mistaken. While Amish Tripathi, the author of The Immortals of Meluha wanted to be a historian, the dream of a plump salary cheque paved his way to the reputed business school. But the 35-year-old confesses, "I would be a historian if I had the money. I was interested in writing on philosophy but my family told me it didn't pay. So, it was finance that I followed."
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