Dilip was educated in Pilani, Providence, Delhi, Rishi Valley, Bombay, Cambridge, Austin and places in between. Once a computer scientist, he now writes for his suppers: about political and social issues, travel, sports and mathematics. His writing has won him several awards, including the Statesman Rural Reporting award, the Outlook/Picador nonfiction prize and the Newsweek/Daily Beast South Asia Commentary Prize. He has published seven books, most recently “Jukebox Mathemagic: Always One More Number”.
Dilip lives in Bombay with his wife, children and cat Aziz. He misses his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Shaka.