Durjoy Datta was born on 7 February 1987 in Mehsana, Gujarat, in a Bengali Hindu family 

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He completed his schooling at the Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, and went on to do mechanical engineering at Delhi Technological University. 

He has done his post-graduation from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management 

He is married to travel blogger and air hostess, Avantika Mohan 

Durjoy Datta's first novel, Of Course I Love You! (co-authored with Maanvi Ahuja) was released by Srishti Publishers in 2008 

 2011 Young Achievers in the field of Media and Communications by Whistling Woods International

2018 Crossword Book Award, Popular Choice Award, fiction, for The Boy Who Loved 

He was listed among young achievers in Media and Communications by Whistling Woods International in 2011. 

His debut show Sadda Haq – My Life, My Choice won the Youth Show – fiction category at Zee Gold Awards in 2014 and at Indian Telly Awards in 2014 and 2015. 

His ninth novel Hold My Hand released on 5 August 2013.