Author bio

Pankaj Saini

Pankaj Saini - book author

Pankaj Saini is a lazy techie and an enthusiastic traveller. He finds old religions and myths fascinating. He has a keen interest in music, which features in most of his works as a central theme. In fact, he believes that music is the only true of form of transcendence.
He lives in Bengaluru with a drum kit. Quite often, he can be spotted alone at cafes and pubs working on his bizarre theories.

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Pankaj Saini is the author of books: Badoga (Music Men Volume 1), Marbella: Music Men Volume II, Marbella (Music Men Volume II)


Author books

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01
Wilful. Heartbroken. Bullheaded. Humbled. Confused.

Sartaj, an amateur boxer and a regular engineer from Haryana, is a conflicted man trying to navigate a gentler and more modern version of himself down south in India’s Silicon Valley. His 20s are riddled with sex, money, liquor and even love.
From terrifying nightmares to weird voices in his head, his bizarre experiences make him question his religious and empirical beliefs. At 30, in his search for something meaningful, he surprises himself when he jumps at a strange opportunity to become a vigilante and proudly brands himself a superhero: Badoga.

But does he even have a cause? Or is his vanity getting the better of him? Is he the good guy within this new world of the Music Men? Who defines what is moral and whose game is he playing? Has his past left him susceptible to a hero complex? Are the Music Men taking advantage of this? Can he just walk away from the mess he finds himself in or does he continue to spiral further down into the web of Music Men? Join Sartaj as he narrates his adventures with the powerful and mystifying Music Men.
02
Badoga has super powers now. He can skydive without a parachute and land on the ground without hurting himself. His reflexes are quicker than ever. His wounds heal instantly. The 'Haryanvi' in him is ready to resume his role of a night-vigilante in Bengaluru and deliver some street justice. But a misadventure propels him on a journey far from his city. Under the watchful eye of Marbella, Badoga delves deeper into the world of Music Men. He is eager to find out what the 'music' in 'music men' stands for? But the more he learns, the more questions arise. The tales of the Music Men are interwoven with myths and science. What does he do when this new knowledge challenges his understanding of the world? Does his impulsive nature get the better of him?And who is Marbella really? Another superhero or a goddess? Badoga has known her as an ordinary human for a decade. Can he truly trust her as one of the Music Men? She refers to Morrhen as God. If so, is there a Devil as well? She seems to know a lot. But how much does she reveal to Badoga? Join Sartaj aka Badoga as he narrates his life altering and apocalyptic experiences with the powerful and mystifying Music Men.
03
Badoga has super powers now. He can skydive without a parachute and land on the ground without hurting himself. His reflexes are quicker than ever. His wounds heal instantly. The ‘Haryanvi’ in him is ready to resume his role of a night-vigilante in Bengaluru and deliver some street justice. But a misadventure propels him on a journey far from his city.

Under the watchful eye of Marbella, Badoga delves deeper into the world of Music Men. He is eager to find out what the ‘music’ in ‘music men’ stands for? But the more he learns, the more questions arise. The tales of the Music Men are interwoven with myths and science. What does he do when this new knowledge challenges his understanding of the world? Does his impulsive nature get the better of him?

And who is Marbella really? Another superhero or a goddess? Badoga has known her as an ordinary human for a decade. Can he truly trust her as one of the Music Men?

She refers to Morrhen as God. If so, is there a Devil as well? She seems to know a lot. But how much does she reveal to Badoga?

Join Sartaj aka Badoga as he narrates his life altering and apocalyptic experiences with the powerful and mystifying Music Men.