Dr. Pradeep Pandya is a well known Gujarati writer. He is one of the first authors to write Medical thriller. He is the author of four other medical novels which includes, 'The Hospital', 'Barud', 'Tandav' and 'Vish Amrut'. By profession, he is a Nephrologist and the Superintendent of Premdas Jalaram hospital, at Vadodara, Gujarat. He has written more than 40 books, which include 18 novels, short stories and translations by National Book Trust, New Delhi. This Novel is about unholy relations between the medical profession and pharmaceutical companies.