The author of the Baby Ganesh Detective Agency novels set in India, VA seem Khan was born in NE wham, London in 1973. He studied accounting and finance and worked in environmentally friendly hotels. It was this experience that inspired him to write the story of Inspector Chopra. Vaseem had written for over 20 years before being given a four-book contract for this series.
He decided to write the books about Ashwin Chopra and his sidekick elephant to give readers a taste of what living in modern India is like. He now lives in London with his wife and also works in crime science. He loves great literature, cricket and elephants.