Fearless, fact-checked and devoid of “masala”, Aseem Chhabra, a Bollywood buff and film writer based in the United States, subverts the age-old Bollywood gossip story with a continental touch. Known for “Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star”, his biography of one of the pioneering patriarchs of Indian cinema, he has now turned his observant eye on one of Bollywood’s brightest stars: Priyanka Chopra.
While establishing himself as one of India’s best comedians, Sorabh Pant has quietly made a second career for himself as a novelist. With a knack for edge-of-the-seat thrillers sprinkled with a healthy dose of humor, Pant has proved himself to be a capable, entertaining writer. In this interview, he speaks to us about his strict writing process, juggling literature with stand-up and his favorite authors.
Shiv Khera once said in an interview, “Where you put your mind and heart, that’s where you go.” His heart and mind have definitely taken him places. An author, educator, business consultant, activist and entrepreneur, he is a man of many passions. Vivek Tejuja talks to Shiv Khera in an interview that is candid, inspiring, and straightforward — much like the man himself.
She’s 25 years old and she’s famous. You may love her or hate her, but ignoring her may be difficult as she’s not only a #1 New York Times bestseller, but also a modern poet who has made headlines the world over. Vivek Tejuja talks to Rupi Kaur, in an interview that’s open, raw and honest.
Eight Indian women authors open up on about empowering women readers through their books
Speaking to Flipkart Stories about his new book, Why I Am A Hindu, Shashi Tharoor raises thought-provoking questions on what it is to be Hindu in an India where religious identity is a calling card for power politics
Amish Tripathi’s books have awakened our nation’s passion for mythology and epic, giving us humanized versions of revered characters and infused with details from our history and culture. In his newest book, Sita – Warrior of Mithila, the second of the Ram Chandra series, Amish brings us face to face with the feminine icon — and perhaps reveals our own prejudices. Read on see what this blockbuster author says about modern myth and female protagonists.
The monsoon is here. What better way to celebrate than sit down with a cup of tea and read, a book or five! Look out for these 5 pre-order books this July