Aroon Raman: Life's an adventure

Enterpreneur and philanthropist Aroon Raman lives out his passions in his thrillers and adventure novels

"Sir, if you are with me for six months, I'll make you a pickpocket. But it needs a lot of discipline, and there will be classes every day." We may all have got interesting job offers at one point or the other, but this offer might be hard to beat. Despite the indisputable attractions of becoming a professional pickpocket, Aroon Raman chose to pass up the opportunity outlined by his jailmate in Tihar, where he spent a few days - the price of being an active member of the Free Thinkers party in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University in the 1980s. Charles Sobharaj was a ...