Monday, March 17, 2014


Neelesh Gajanan Inamdar
It was a lucky day when The Book Club offered to launch the 2nd edition of my book THE MALHOTRA BRIDE (Kindle version available only on Amazon). I had sent a copy of the book to Neelesh Gajanan Inamdar for his honest review. I can only say that I am deeply touched by what he has to say about my book on his blog FromtheHeart-Neel.

About Neelesh Gajanan Inamdar in his own words:

"I am a qualified Chemical Engineer; worked as a director and executive producer for a few flop films and hit TV serials before shifting base to the United Arab Emirates. Was an avid reader since age 8 and have read a lot from Dickens to Kiran Desai, from Mills & Boon/Harlequin to The Old Man and the Sea/The Story of My Experiments with Truth (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi). Like to read anything from books to blogs to technical manuals to whatever paper the bhel-puri is packed in. B I G fan of William Somerset Maugham & Ernest Hemingway.  Fav books: The God of Small Things, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Anna Karenina, A Farewell To Arms, We The Living."


Psychologist Zick Rubin proposed that romantic love is made up of three elements: attachment, caring and intimacy. Attachment is the need to receive care, approval and physical contact with the other person. Caring involves valuing the other person's needs and happiness as much as your own. Intimacy refers to the sharing of thoughts, desires and feelings with the other person.

I wonder if Sundari Venkatraman was inspired by this theory when she wrote her first novel The Malhotra Bride. Because Sunita, the protagonist, goes through exactly the same stages before she finally comes to terms with her own heart and accepts that she is truly in love with Akshay Malhotra.

CLICK HERE to read the complete review of The Malhotra Bride by Neelesh Gajanan Inamdar on his blog...

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