The recipient of the YCOF National Excellence Award and the winner of the National Debut Youth Fiction Award 2013, Faraaz Kazi is also called as The Nicholas Sparks of India. A certified soft-skills trainer with entrepreneurial experience in the digital segment and a three-time post grad, Kazi works for Advocacy Asia as the Head of Operations. He also consults for a few public relations firms and publishing houses. He is fondly referred to as The Young Marketer and operates a revolutionary blog with the same name and writes for major media houses.
Kazi is a fellow member of the esteemed Film Writers Association of India and an active member of The International Horror Writers Association. Truly Madly Deeply, his debut mainstream romance novel is the only Indian book to be nominated in seven categories of the Goodreads annual choice awards, apart from being the first Indian novel to win the Best Debut (Romance) during the same awards and is also the only Indian book in the Top 100 YA Global Fiction list. He has been rated amongst the top four male romance writers in the country today. He is a voracious reader and counts singing as his second love.