Author, Translator, Speaker & Visual artist.


Abhijeet Bhalerao is an Indian author, translator, visual artist, orator, and a visiting faculty to Mumbai University known for his research and Marathi translation of Shaheed Bhagat Singh's Jail Diary. He is an Income Tax Inspector by profession, working for the Government of India, and currently posted in  Mumbai.



His  upcoming historical fiction is titled 'The Man who avenged Bhagat Singh', which is about a forgotten revolutionary who avenged the death of Bhagat Singh by killing a traitor who betrayed Bhagat Singh and the Indian revolution. The book is slated to be published in December 2023 by Penguin Random House'.

He has recently signed a contract with esteemed 'Om books International' regarding his upcoming crime fiction 'Wash your wounds with Blood.' It is slated to be published in 2024.

 He has translated the cult classic Marathi novel ’Chandrachi Sawli’ by Narayan Dharap into English, which is in pitching process to the publishers.



 For three years, he researched Bhagat Singh's Jail Diary. In 2015, first edition of the Jail Diary was published by Jeevanrang Publications in the presence of the erstwhile HRD Minister of Maharashtra. On 23rd March 2021, second edition of Bhagat Singh’s Jail Diary was published by one of the top publisher in Marathi, i.e. Madhushree publication. It is followed by the Third edition in 2022. The Fourth edition is published in March 2023. The book is very well received in Maharashtra.

 He is also a visiting faculty to Mumbai University, for the course of MA (International Relations and Strategies) for specialized teaching on Maratha War Strategy and Tactics. He was invited to IIT Kanpur on 23 March 2023, for speaking on his research on Bhagat Singh and HSRA.

He is also a self-taught watercolor artist who has been painting professionally for the last four years. He has exhibited his paintings at a group show in Indian Art Festival, Nehru Centre, Worli, in 2017 and a solo exhibition at a Carnival in Goregaon in 2019. His artworks are exhibited in a few online art galleries like Mojarto. He runs a Youtube channel named 'Baaplok,' where he posts videos about the unexplored aspects of Maratha History.


He is a creative storyteller who loves enchanting his audience with his unique skills of bringing the past alive. Even his writings testify to his narrative skills. He is also a passionate learner of Urdu prose and poetry.

‘"Merciless criticism and independent thinking are two traits of revolutionary thinking. Lovers, lunatics and poets are made of the same stuff".’

Bhagat Singh