Top 10 Personalities Who Aspire To Inspire | 2023
In a world hungering for inspiration, where the tides of doubt and despair seem relentless, a remarkable beacon of hope emerges, casting its radiant light upon the hearts and minds of millions. The Aspire To Inspire Award 2023, presented by The Eagle Eye Network and powered by Digital Golgappa, has felicitated this illustrious list of ten extraordinary individuals who have embraced their innate power to transform lives, igniting flames of motivation in the darkest corners.
The Top 10 Personalities Who Aspire To Inspire are Shishira Srinivasa, Twisha Ray, Tushar Kiran Moodgal, Usha Kiran Moodgal, Bhumika Tewari, Sneha Jain, Mayaa SH, Manisha Jaiswal, Seema Pradeep, and Suchandra Roychowdhury.
They have captured our collective imagination and, through their indomitable spirit, continue to shape a world that aspires to dream, to believe, and to achieve greatness.
SHISHIRA SRINIVASA - Multiple award-winning author, Harvard record holder, PhD Research Scholar, Creative Writer
Ms. Shishira Srinivasa, a Multiple award-winning author and a Harvard record holder, a PhD Research Scholar, who submitted her thesis and awaiting her Doctoral Degree, a creative writer with a strong emphasis on outcomes to the society. She completed her Internship in
- Marketing Psychology,
- Clinical Psychology,
- Child Psychology,
- Organizational Psychology and
- Forensic Psychology from Cognizavest and obtained the certification.
Currently Pursuing MSc in Psychology from Jain University
- A Method for assessing Green marketing tools for promoting the Consumption of Green products among Younger Generation
- A Method and Apparatus for Virtual Management and Leadership Management
- An Innovative Time Management system for Increased Productivity.
She is a
- Hypnosis Practitioner
- Hypnotherapist and Life Coach
- Stress and Anxiety Management Coach
- Certified Reiki and Switch-words healer,
- Certified Animal Communicator,
- A Tarot Reader of Oracle and Tarot decks,
- Akashic Records Reader
- Higher self-healer through Unicorn Healing
- Ancient Runes Reader
- Certified Angel Therapist
Along with this, during Covid period, she took online certifications in more than 30 different courses and completed them successfully. Her Appetite for knowledge made her a Epistemophile and a Philomath. She recently completed her Intermediate level in Turkish language and obtained certification for the same.
She hails from Bangalore and is working in a Multi-national Audit and Tax firm by profession and an Author who has published 9 books so far in diversified fields. And has few more books in the pipeline. Till now her book “Are you Stressed? Are you ready to conquer it? ” has bagged many National and International awards. She was also named as Top 10 Contemporary Authors of India who has mastered the art of Writing.
She is a well known speaker among the students and was recently invited as a Chief guest for the inauguration of Management and Commerce department at PES University and to give a guest lecture for the freshers. She has also been a part of various Webinars and Seminars on Stress Management and has enlightened many students with her Well-versed and Proficient Knowledge.
She also gave two seminars on on Stress Management at IIT – Varanasi
She was also a Guest speaker at Surana college for Freshers and Final year BBA students
- PhD in Stress Management
- MBA in Finance
- MSc in Psychology-currently pursuing
6 Plus years of Experience at Multinational Audit and Tax firm for US Individuals, Business and Corporate tax, and Australian Tax preparation.
Currently a US Individual tax return Reviewer and Signer at KPMG Global services
Her Book on depression has bagged best book of the year 2021 and few more recognitions.
As a Scholar, She has published 25 research articles in International peer reviewed journals and Scopus Indexed Journals on Stress Management and different ways of coping with it.
Apart from writing, Shishira is more interested and good in music and singing, She is a Carnatic singer and has learnt it through certification, and won many prizes and accolades for the same. She is a bibliophile; she is good at acrylic art and pencil drawings and is passionate about varied interests. She likes to spend time with her pets and play with them.
She is also the winner of many Prestigious awards like
For the year 2021:
- Limelight award for Best Youth Icon 2021
- Was awarded the top 100 Authors, Educationalists, Researchers by India Prime Awards 2021
- Best Debut Award and Best overall work by Elite Awards 2021.
- Her books are also nominated for the NE8X official Litfest 2021 and won best book award
- Sahitya Khosh Samman 2021.
- Tagore commemorative 2021, for extensive Literary contribution
- The Pride of India award by Cherry Book awards
- East Aspiring Writer by Elitebook awards season 2.
For the year 2022:
- Femina Awards - Miss Debut Author 2022
- Sylvia Plath Memorial Women's Literary Prize 2022 Harvard World Records For Outstanding Work in the Field of Writing books on Different topics as an Author
- Won Glaze International Awards - Top 20 Authors of India 2022
- Golden Writer Award by Dreamhouse publishers
Books Published and available on Flipkart, Amazon. Kobo, and Google playstore, kindle.l
TWISHA RAY: Lover of Books, Writing, and Exploring the Universe | Lifelong Learner | Spreading Positivity
???? Embracing the wonders of the universe, Twisha Ray is a passionate soul who finds solace in the realms of literature, writing, and exploration. With an insatiable curiosity, she dives into the pages of books, unlocking infinite worlds and expanding her knowledge.
???? A voracious reader, Twisha finds joy in the power of words, as they have the ability to transport her to different times, places, and perspectives. Through her love for reading, she embarks on exciting adventures, while discovering the wisdom and beauty within the pages.
✍️ As an aspiring writer, Twisha weaves her thoughts and experiences into captivating narratives. Through her words, she aims to inspire, entertain, and provoke thought, touching the hearts and minds of her readers. Writing becomes her medium of self-expression, allowing her to share her unique voice with the world.
???? Curiosity knows no bounds for Twisha, as she continuously seeks to explore the vastness of the universe. From stargazing to scientific discoveries, she embraces the wonders of space and beyond, finding inspiration in the mysteries of the cosmos.
???? With an unwavering dedication to personal growth, Twisha believes in the power of learning every day. She approaches each moment as an opportunity to gain new insights, broaden her horizons, and cultivate a deeper understanding of the world around her. Learning fuels her passion for knowledge and enables her to evolve as an individual.
???? Guided by a strong sense of empathy, Twisha radiates positivity and compassion. She cherishes her relationships with her parents, dear ones, and society, finding fulfillment in sharing uplifting vibes and supporting others on their journey. Through acts of kindness, she strives to make a positive impact and create a more harmonious world.
- Debut writer
- Certificate of achievement
- Debut author award.
- Certificate of appreciation
- Certificate of recognition
- Sylvia Path women's literary price
- International writing competition
TUSHAR KIRAN MOODGAL - A versatile and award-winning poet and author
Tushar Kiran Moodgal is a versatile poet and author known for his numerous world records, accolades as a poet, and remarkable writing skills. With over 25 poetry anthologies co-authored by him, Tushar’s literary journey reached a milestone when his debut poetry book, titled “Lamentations,” won the esteemed “William Shakespeare Golden Book & Laureate Award.” His poetic influences include renowned figures like William Wordsworth, John Keats, Edgar Albert Guest, and Edgar Allan Poe, among others. Tushar attributes his passion for literature and writing to his father.
Over the years, Tushar’s poetry has undergone a significant evolution. Starting with angsty themes during his teenage years, he gradually transitioned to exploring more profound philosophical concepts. He strongly believes in the teachings of the Geeta and advocates for the principles of Stoic philosophy.
In 2023, Tushar achieved multiple world records with his poem “Rhapsody Of Twilight,” earning him a place in both the Inkzoid Book of Records and the Glorious Book of Records. He received the prestigious “Maharishi Valmiki Bhartiya Gaurav Samman 2023” for his notable contributions to contemporary literature, particularly in the realm of philosophical poetry. Additionally, Tushar was honored with the esteemed “Tagore Ratna Samman 2023,” “Ishwar Chand Vidya Sagar Iconic Indian Achievers Award,” and “Nazrul Sahitya Samman Laureate Award” by PWP for his outstanding literary and intellectual accomplishments. He also earned recognition with the “National Appreciation Award” in the literature category. Among his other achievements, Tushar was awarded the titles of “The Best Poet” and “Poet of the Year” by Drop of Change Publications, as well as the “Wandering Minds Best Philosophical Poetry Award” for his poem “Conquering of Self.” His contributions to the “Mysterious Fantasy” anthology by Instant Publications led to his recognition as one of the “Outstanding Poets.” Furthermore, his poem “Birds of Misfortune” published in Evincepub’s bilingual anthology “Anokhe Alfaz” received the esteemed “Most Soulful Poetry Award.” Tushar’s unique fusion of philosophy and poetry earned him the title of “Breakout Poet 2023” from the Inkzoid Foundation. Internationally, Tushar’s literary works gained acclaim, resulting in him being honored with the “Hope International Achievement Award” and the “William Shakespeare International Award.” His poetry has been featured in numerous newspapers and digital media platforms.
Beyond his literary endeavors, Tushar maintains a keen interest in Philosophy, History, and the study of political behavior and its impact on culture. He pursued a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations and also undertook Japanese language studies at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
Tushar has previously worked as a sports journalist for independent media outlets such as Vrinsidesports, Game Has Just Begun, and Bleedsport. Additionally, he is a dedicated supporter of Chelsea F.C. and currently serves as the club secretary for the Delhi chapter of the Chelsea India Supporters Club.
Tushar regularly shares his introspective poetic reflections on his Instagram account, @cryptic_dissonance.
USHA KIRAN MOODGAL - An esteemed personality in Hindi Literature
Usha Kiran Moodgal, an esteemed personality in Hindi literature, has achieved multiple world records and gained national recognition for her outstanding accomplishments. Originally from Delhi, she is widely revered as a poetess, researcher, and dancer. Usha Kiran Moodgal serves as the esteemed International Ambassador of Dawn Research and Development Council, establishing herself as a prominent figure in the literary and artistic community.
Among her notable literary contributions, the poetry compilation “Kavya Tulika” has garnered immense acclaim and numerous accolades. She has also collaborated on various poetry anthologies, which have received widespread recognition and earned her numerous laurels.
Usha Kiran Moodgal diligently pursued her education, obtaining post-graduate degrees in Hindi and History after completing her graduation. On January 28, 1987, she embarked on her married life, marrying Ashok Moodgal.
Her life is a vibrant tapestry interwoven with literature and dance, two passions that have profoundly enriched her existence. Recently, she was honored with the prestigious “Honorary Gold Medal Award by DRDC Global” in recognition of her unwavering contributions to the field of literature. Notably, her book “Kavya Tulika” earned her the esteemed “Sahitya Sthambh Puraskar 2023” and the distinguished title of “Sarvashreshtha Kavyitri 2023” from Drop of Change Publications.
In acknowledgment of her significant contributions to contemporary Hindi literature, Usha Kiran Moodgal received the esteemed “Maharshi Valmiki Bharatiya Gaurav Samman 2023”, “Tagore Ratna Samman”, “Nazrul Sahitya Samman Laureate Award” as well as the “Ishwar Chand Vidya Sagar Iconic Achievers Award”. Her poetry compositions, including “निर्णय” and “ख़ामोशी,” published in various collaborative editions, have also gained notable recognition. The Inkzoid Foundation recently honored her with the title of “साहित्यिक विद्या मे उभरती प्रतिभा” (Emerging Talent in the Field of Literature), further solidifying her reputation. Usha Kiran Moodgal received international acclaim when she was awarded the “Asian Excellence Award 2023” in Singapore and the “Hope International Appreciation Award” for her remarkable contributions to Hindi literature.
Usha Kiran Moodgal has also started sharing her captivating compositions through her Instagram handle, @ushakirankavyanjali. Moreover, her works have been featured in newspapers and digital media platforms, reaching a wider audience and leaving an indelible mark on the literary landscape.
BHUMIKA TEWARI - A Multifaceted Literary Sensation
Meet Ms. Bhumika Tewari, a prodigious 17-year-old writer whose extraordinary talents have propelled her into the literary spotlight. With a diverse range of accomplishments under her belt, Bhumika Tewari has swiftly established herself as a creative force to be reckoned with. From her mesmerizing poetry that evokes profound emotions to her published works and anthologies, Bhumika Tewari’s passion for writing knows no bounds.
Her poetic prowess shines through her captivating verses, where she skillfully weaves imagery and emotions to create a vivid tapestry of human experiences. Recognized early on for her talent, her work has graced the pages of esteemed publications such as The Telegraph, The Times of India, Indian Periodical, and Deccan Business, cementing her place in the literary landscape.
Having already published three acclaimed books, including “Rapid Rafts” and “Lost in You,” which have garnered praise from readers and critics alike, Bhumika Tewari’s versatility as a writer is evident. Her imaginative storytelling has captivated audiences through her collection “Sort of Lost Books” on Wattpad. Moreover, her collaborative efforts in over 15 anthologies have provided a platform for diverse voices to be heard, showcasing her commitment to enriching the literary community.
Looking to the future, Bhumika Tewari’s ambitious projects demonstrate her dedication to exploring new literary realms. She is currently engrossed in writing a historical fiction novel set in the captivating world of the Maya Civilization, intending to transport readers back in time through her meticulous research and storytelling. Additionally, she is crafting a collection of spine-chilling horror stories that promises to captivate and thrill readers, showcasing her versatility across genres.
Her exceptional talent has garnered recognition through numerous awards and accolades. Her achievements include being named the fastest co-author by Bright Future Publication, receiving the OWA Award 2023 by Diva Planet, and being honored with the prestigious Bharat Ratan Purushkar Award 2022. She has also earned titles such as the INKZOID World Record Holder and NLHF Poetess Award 2023, solidifying her position as an accomplished writer on both national and global platforms.
Widely acknowledged in the literary community, Bhumika Tewari’s poetry has been featured in renowned publications such as The Literature Times Magazine, Lidue, and Eagle Eye Magazine. Her exceptional talent and commitment to writing have earned her accolades such as the Literary Mastermind Award, Breakout Author of the Year 2023, and Rising Star in Writing, among others. Recognized by the Inkzoid Foundation as one of the top 10 talented personalities globally, Bhumika Tewari’s contributions to anthologies have provided a platform for diverse voices to flourish.
Beyond her writing achievements, Bhumika Tewari’s skills extend to scriptwriting, where she has been awarded the Best Scriptwriter Award. Her talent as a travel writer has also been acknowledged through the title of Travel Writer Extraordinaire, further highlighting her versatility and creative prowess.
As Bhumika prepares to tackle the monumental NEET medical entrance exam, her passion for writing remains undeterred.
A beacon of inspiration for aspiring writers worldwide, she proves that age is no barrier to achieving one’s dreams. With her remarkable talent, unwavering dedication, and boundless creativity, Bhumika continues to leave an indelible mark in the literary world, captivating audiences of all ages.
Keep a watchful eye on this rising star, as her journey is poised to reach new heights.
SNEHA JAIN - The young literary sensation from Karnal, Haryana
Latest young literary sensation, Sneha Jain hails from the city of Karnal, Haryana In India . She has garnered much acclaim for her books and the achievements at young age (22 years old at the moment). Sneha is a world record holder as an “aspiring author 2021” and also holds her name in “India Book of Records “ for her second book titled- “She- The Withered Flower”. Recently , She has been selected for the prestigious Bharat Vibhushan Award 2023.
When Sneha is not writing, she focuses on her studies ,given that she is presently pursuing her Masters in English . She also spends her time reading and drawing. She launched her first book “THE VISIONARY LIGHTS FROM A DARK MIND “at the age of 19 , in August 2020. The book contains some short poetries which are easily readable and relatable ,composed by SNEHA JAIN herself. Her second book “She-The Withered Flower” talks about women empowerment and their overcoming the obstacles.Her third book “The Jewels of Elegance “ is a patriotic book where she named each state of India as a diamond . Her fourth book “The Wind and the Grit” is a general book containing poems on various elements of earth. Her fifth book “Be the first you” is a motivational book .All her books are available for sale globally on amazon.
Not only her hands but her almirah is full of awards that she has achieved at this young age .
World Record as “ASPIRING AUTHOR 2021” by Bravo International Book of Records.
- “The Future Star-Best Debut Author 2021” by Cherry book Awards
- “Writer’s Ink Awardee 2021” by Applause Awards,
- “Best Writer Of the Year Award -The Opus Talent Awards 2021” by Opus Coliseum ,
- ”INDIA INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN AWARD 2021” by IIWA 2021.
“Alpha Talent Awards2021 ” by The Alpha Talent Awards 2021.
- “Top 100 Women Icon2021” by the fox clues India Prime Awards.
- ”Tagore Commemorative” by Ne8x.
- ”Kalam Ratna Award 2021 “ by Kalam Foundation.
- ”Asia Top 100 Influential Women of India2021” byTimes crown.
- ”Asia’s 100 most inspirational people Award 2021.”.
- India top 100 women Icon award 2021
- Spotlight Youth Icon Award 2021.
- India Top 100 Women Award 2021 by foxclues.
- Top 100 Authors of India 2021.
- ”Ms. Resolute” by Feminarc Awards (Awards Arc)
- ”Women leadership award 2022” by Nation Choice.
- ”Best in Excellence “ under NARI EK SHAKTI by The Crazy Tales.
- Top 40 most talented writers of 2021.
- Bankim Chandra Kala Saman
- She forward excellence 2022
- Rabindranath Tagore Literature Awards 2022
- Top 100 Authors award 2022
- Empowered Women award 2022
- Inspiration HERstory times 2022 award
- Women Face of the Year 2023
- Bharat Vibhushan Award 2023 by National book of Records India
- Glaze Iconic 40 under 40 award 2023
- nari samman award by nex8
She writes to motivate and inspire people. Usually, one gets related to her writings in a fraction of seconds. She believes in expressing the reality of the world in words. Most of her writings are of women empowerment themes. She believes that everyone needs to voice up their opinions. She always says “Always be the first you instead of trying to be the next them.” She believes that it is only the self that would support you under any condition .
MAYAA SH - A 10 Time World Record Holder
Mayaa SH also known as Mayaa Devi, Mayaa Tai, Mayaa Di,Mayaa Audio SH, Pushpa ‘The Fire’ , Padma Of The East, Lady Robin Hood , MS Dhoni Of Writing and Lady Gandhi is a known name in Contemporary Literature .She is a Multi-National Award Winner , a ten times a World Record Holder, An Artist, a Podcaster, a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Authoress and has been chosen as number 1 The Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022 by Cherry Book Awards for making valuable contribution to Contemporary Indian Literature. She has Won In Memorable Performance in the category termed as ‘Other than English write ups “ for her appreciation of hard work , creativity and dedication in Grand Christmas Competition 2.0 which has been a world record event of the largest creative event hosted online with more than 1000+participants . Mayaa SH is a Women Empowerment Culturist and a gender equality exponent to position and contextualize her work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism, Gender Equality, Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics. Her work depicts the identity, economic and social freedom of many .She has co-authored more than hundred and fifty plus anthologies with nine solo books and has been aligned with more than 85 publication houses.She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including few international magazines. Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear.
MANISHA JAISWAL - Award-winning success story of a literary star
Manisha Jaiswal was born in West Bengal with dream to make a change in the society who recently completed 4 years in the field of writing as a passionate writer.Professionally she is serving for a Pvt organization.Apart from her profession She Loves to read and in her spare time she loves to resolve the questioner of her mind.
Manisha Jaiswal's Success Story
Manisha Jaiswal's success story is all about winning titles like Rabindranath Tagore Literature,Nazrul Sahitya Samman,Naari Samman Sheroes Award,TGP Woman Choice Award 2023 along with this she came In Namya magazine for the edition of march and the Inspiring Woman Volume IV as the cover star and became the author of the book "Shattered And Twilight" after she got featured as the Top 50 Literacy Award 2023,Best Poet Of 2022 and Top Iconic Personalities Of 2023 apart this she is also a multiple world record holder for writing a 14 liner poem (sonnet) in which all the sentences begins with the letter 'M' at the age of 23 and She also India's Top 20 Prestigious Artist Award, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Azad National Excellence Award, India's top 30 Achievers Award for her contribution towards literature. Not only with this She is a co-author in more than 50 books. She is a regular contributor of Namya Publication Magazines. She has written her own solo book named "Tonic of Love & Heartbreak" and also Compiled "The Dynamic Love World" book.
Exclusive Interview With Manisha Jaiswal
People always asked her about her inspiration, and she simply replied that her inspiration is her parents “Mr. Manoj Jaiswal (Father) and Asha Jaiswal (mother).” Both inspire and motivate her in achieving her goals and her friends always supported her.
Along with this She is Holding the Position of Magazine Director in Drop of Change Publication.
Awards Won By Manisha Jaiswal
- Rabindranath Tagore Literature
- Nazrul Sahitya Samman
- Naari Samman Sheroes award
- In Namya magazine for the edition of march as the cover star
- In the Inspiring Woman Volume IV , She is the Cover Star of the page
- TGP Woman Choice Award 2023
- Top 50 Literacy Award 2023
- Author Of The Book "Shattered And Twilight"
- INKZOID Book Of Record Holder
- Glorious Book Of Record Holder
- Featured As Top Iconic Personalities Of 2023 On Google News
- Best Poet Of The Year 2022 from INKZOID FOUNDATION
11.India's top 30 Achievers Award
12.Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Azad National Excellence Award
13.India's Top 20 Prestigious Artist Award
14.Compiler Of "The Adduce Date"
15.Her first solo book "Tonic Of Love & Heartbreak"
16.Compiler of the book "The Dynamic Love World"
- Bana bhatta Sahitya Purushkar
- Atal Swarna Samman
- Bharat Bhushan Award
- Rashtriya Ratna Award 2023
- Magic Book of Record winner
- Iconic 40 Glaze Award
- International Award Winner
- Helen Keller Global Iconic Award
- Maharishi Valmiki Gaurav Samman
- Savitri Jyoti Samman
- National World Records Award
- The William Shakespeare Golden book and Laureate Award
- Achievers Award 2023 by Inkzoid foundation.
- Talent Hunt 2023
- Purple quill award
- Aspire To Inspire Award
SEEMA PRADEEP - A Literary Force To Be Reckoned With
Meet Seema Pradeep, a literary force to be reckoned with! In less than three years, she has unleashed a whirlwind of creativity, publishing not one, not two, but an astounding FIVE books!
Diving into the realm of heartfelt expressions, Seema's first masterpiece, "When the heart speaks," transports readers into a world of poetic wonders. With each word, she weaves emotions into a tapestry of captivating verses, leaving a lasting impact on every reader.
Seema's talent extends beyond poetry, as she effortlessly delves into the world of short stories. "Through the Lanes" and "Thorns that smiled" are her intriguing collections that beckon you to explore the intricacies of human existence. Brace yourself for an enthralling rollercoaster ride of emotions!
Returning to her poetic roots, Seema enchants us once again with "Summers and Springs." This delightful collection whisks us away on a whimsical journey, painting vivid pictures of life's joys and sorrows. Prepare to be spellbound by her lyrical prowess!
And finally, we have "Till the last drop," Seema's latest literary gem. This book is a heartfelt tribute to the power of motherhood. Within its pages, you will discover a trove of beautiful poems that celebrate and honor the incredible strength and love of mothers everywhere.
Beyond her remarkable writing career, Seema is a logistician by profession, radiating happiness and spreading joy to everyone around her. Her passion for writing has been a lifelong companion, evolving from a childhood hobby into an unwavering flame that ignites her literary endeavors.
Seema's talent has not gone unnoticed in the literary world. Prepare to be dazzled as we unveil her impressive list of accolades! She was bestowed with the prestigious Kalam Rashtriya Prathibha Samman, a national-level award that crowned her as the "Author of the Year" in 2023, an extraordinary achievement that speaks volumes about her exceptional literary prowess. Seema's brilliance was also acknowledged when she claimed the illustrious second rank in the Lift Awards for her masterpiece, "When the heart speaks," in 2022. Her talent continues to shine, captivating readers across the globe.
Seema's literary journey has taken her to new heights, as she graced the stage at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) in 2022. This esteemed event served as the official launching pad for her book, "Summers and Springs," further solidifying her place among literary greats.
SUCHANDRA ROYCHOWDHURY - India's Favourite Author From Singapore
Incorrigible bibliophile, travel enthusiast and art aficionado, Suchandra lives with her husband and son in Bayshore, Singapore. Suchandra has been a student of English Literature and obtained the degree of Master of Arts from Presidency College, Calcutta and pursued MPhil in the University of Calcutta.
“The Shotgun Wedding” is her first attempt in essaying a novel, inhabited by characters caught in an outlandish satire in a remote village in West Bengal, India. The bizarre socio-political dynamics unfolding between a newly appointed young lecturer hailing from cosmopolitan Calcutta and the inhabitants of rural Bengal make way for a rather comic narrative, interspersed with romance and mistaken identities. Currently, her debut novel is on the Best Seller List of Aleph Book Company, as well as being shortlisted Women AutHer Awards 2023 by the Times of India Group.
You will find The Shotgun Wedding quite easily on: https://bit.ly/37RB5LK
Achievements for the book: The Shotgun Wedding
- Book Launch and talk i Kolkata Literature Festival on March 11, 2022. Organised by writers' and booksellers guild.
- Featured in the bestseller segment for Fiction by Aleph Book Company.
- Longlisted for The Auther Awards by The Times of India
- Featured in the list of Top Emerging Indian Achievers by India Today, March 2023 edition.
- Featured in India Thrive as India's favourite authors from Singapore.
- Winner of Best Debut Author in Romcom Category by Glorious India Award 2022.
- Featured as a gifted literary star by Cherry Book Awards, 2023.