Born and brought up in Mumbai, the author graduated in Science stream
with Mathematics as his principal subject.
Brain Teasers have forever been a creative passion for him and he has always
been enormously intrigued by complex and difficult Teasers. Solving and
F creating mathematical puzzles always fascinated him. He started devising
his own Teasers right from his early age and he has been exercising his
imagination to compose complex Teasers for the last three decades.
His first Brain Teaser was published in May 1981 issue of Science Today and gave him wide
acclaim and had been highly appreciated by solvers ever since. Ilis friends who began to share
his fascinating pastime encouraged him to publish the Teasers he had created in order to allow
access to others who actively savoured the hobby. This book is a compilation of his Teasers.
The Gujarati edition of this book was first published in the year 2012.
He is also in the business of providing end to end piping solutions to the process industry for
both public and private sector, involving large value projects and is having business association
with India's some of the top Corporate Houses. Furthermore, he has been into manufacturing
He reads voraciously on various subjects viz. mathematical puzzles, psychology, biographies
and memoirs etc. He has collected an extensive library which he shares with friends and others
wishing to refer to, often the rare books.
The author plans to publish more books on Teasers and wishes to extend the editions to other
languages of the country, as well. He receives numerous letters from readers expressing their
interest and encouragement in the Teasers. lle genuinely feels that solving Teasers will help
tired mind to stay sharp and can reduce the risk of memory loss and dementia in a person as his
He is married and lives in Mumbai with his wife Alpa and two children, Ruchira, B.D.S who is a
practicing dentist, and son Anurag, who is studying to be an Electronics Engineer, inheriting his
father's mathematical skills. The family is blessed by the presence of his mother.