Simar Malhotra's book "There Is A Tide" published by Rupa Publications was succesfully launched by Padma Bhushan Javed Akhtar Sahab on September 9th, 2014 at The Oberoi, New Delhi. Padma Shri Ashok Chakradhar ji, Smt. Kiran Walia ji - eminent politician, Mr. Vineet Joshi - Chairman, C.B.S.E. and eminent educationist Dr. Jayshree Periwal were also present to bless the debutant author.
The unveiling of the book was followed by press interviews and deliverance of speeches by prominent personalities as well as the author. In his address to the audience, Javed Akhtar ji heaped praises on the author, saying that her book “is not just a novel. It is a statement from the younger generation, from young India. It is a statement that all that is ugly, all that is unjust, all that is unfair is not acceptable.”
The event came to a close with Simar signing copies of her book for all who graced the occasion.