Ritwik was born in Kolkata and moved to Gurgaon at the age of six. He calls himself a freelance writer. Historical facts and events have always been a source of wonder for Ritwik, sparking his research and deepening his understanding of things. Numbers fascinate him, so he plans to study applied mathematics. He is also a keen student of physics. Ritwik is an avid reader of crime and mystery anthologies, and enjoys solving cryptograms and mathematical puzzles.