बेस्ट सेलर ‘मसाला चाय’ और ‘शर्तें लागू’ लिखने के बहुत समय बाद तक दिव्य प्रकाश दुबे को यही माना जाता था कि वे ठीक-ठाक कहानियाँ लिख लेते हैं। लेकिन अब जब वे ‘स्टोरीबाज़ी’ में कहानियाँ सुनाते हैं तो लगता है कि वे ज्यादा अच्छी कहानियाँ सुनाते हैं। TEDx में बोलने गए तो टशन-टशन में हिंदी में बोलकर चले आए। इनकी संडे वाली चिट्ठी बहुत पॉपुलर है। तमाम लिटेरचर फेस्टिवल्स, इंजीनियरिंग एवं MBA कॉलेज जाते हैं तो अपनी कहानी सुनाते-सुनाते एक-दो लोगों को लेखक बनने की बीमारी दे आते हैं। पढ़ाई-लिखाई से B.Tech-MBA हैं। साल 2017 में MBA टाइप नौकरी को अलविदा कह चुके हैं। साल 2016 में छपे अपने उपन्यास ‘मुसाफिर Cafe’ की बंपर सफलता के बाद दिव्य प्रकाश ‘नई वाली हिंदी’ के पोस्टर-बॉय की तरह देखे जाने लगे हैं। अक्टूबर जंक्शन इनकी चौथी किताब है
Divya Prakash Dubey is India’s first of now many ‘Hinglish’ writers, An Engineer(COER Class of 2005) and a MBA(SIBM, Pune Class of 2009) by education, a former-AGM, Marketing in a telecom company and now a content editor in leading TV Channel, the combination has been unseen in the world of writing on many levels. But that is what he is, a break from the existing molds of factory-made pieces coming in the market.
Humorous down to his very core, and equally deep in his thoughts. His unique view on life and relations makes him an expert storyteller of the popular genre, and these views have been formed by closely observing life from small towns to big Corporate organizations of the country.
His three published books have all been bestsellers – Two collection of Short Stories – “Terms and Conditions Apply” and “Masala Chai” and 2 Novels “Musafir Cafe” & “October Junction”, which has started changing the aspect of youth towards life. He also has few poems, short stories, and screenplays to his credit.
Engaging and intriguing a lot of first-time readers and carving a niche for himself he has started his own brand of storytelling, a new art of ‘Storybaazi’ which could change the very way we listen and understand Hindi stories.
He is the first person to present a TedX talk in Hindi, and his TedX talks and various lectures at colleges and corporate events pull huge crowds who come eager to listen to their Author, who has managed to capture the imagination and reality, both, of the huge young student population, who live their present and as well as the working professionals, who relive their college and childhood days with his stories.
Divya Prakash Dubey is a rare gem in the world of Hindi Popular writing, and is taking both his storytelling and the common popular Hinglish language to new levels of acceptability and vernacular usage, with his interesting one liners and captivating imagination.