Book Launch Memories

Book Launch Memories

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.

Mr. Harpreet Singh Malhotra addressing the audience

Simar with her mother and Mrs Ratan Kaul (in the middle)

Simar in close conversation with Javed Sahab

Simar and Javed Akhtar Ji interacting with the NDTV reporter.

Simar with eminent educationist Dr. Jayshree Periwal and Javed Akhtar Ji

Simar in a Q&A session with the Press

Simar`s book “There is a Tide” being launched

Simar with Padma Shri Ashok Chakradhar ji

The author addressing the audience

Javed Sahab commenting on the book

Eminent politician Smt. Kiran Walia applauding the author

Dr. Jayshree Periwal lighting the lamp

Simar`s younger brother welcoming Javed Akhtar Ji

Javed Akhtar Ji adressing the audience

Ms. Ritu Vajpayi Mohan-- Director, Publishing at Rupa Publications addressing the audience.

Javed Akhtar Ji in conversation with Dibakar Ghosh, executive editor at Rupa Publications.

Simar with author Devapriya