Indira Guha Patra, author of the award-winning book ‘The Veil of Disguise,’ sets the record of becoming the ‘Youngest Indian Women Author to have published four different books in four different genres within four years. The record was achieved on 15th December 2021 at the Harvard World Records. The details about this record are available at https://harvardworldrecords.com/blog/86
After receiving several prestigious awards like Sahityakosh Samman, Bharatiya Youth Face of India title, Rabindranath Tagore International prize for art and literature, and many more, Indira Guha Patra etches her name on the international platform. This is indeed a proud moment for her and the whole country. Fans, followers, and friends have flooded her social media pages with their wishes while congratulating her on her massive success.
Indira Guha Patra hails from the City of Joy, Kolkata, India but has spent several years of her writing career in the Holy Land of Jerusalem, Israel. She started her writing career with a controversial quitting of her Ph.D. in 2016. Fighting against all odds, she published her first novel ‘Chasing Dreams,’ from Olympia Publishers, London, in December 2016. Chasing Dreams was a romantic fiction about a girl chasing love, life, and passion. Her excellent skill to combine romance with an inspirational plot touched the readers’ hearts as they found her unique writing style captivating.
Indira Guha Patra has been an author of a different taste from the very beginning. She never felt the necessity to limit her imagination within a particular genre and was determined to experiment with her work at every level. Disregarding the advice from her peers and fellow writers, she decided to work outside her comfort zone. Thus, she published her second book in a different genre –supernatural fiction. ‘The Promise’ came out in 2018, and even though it was a short story, it was equally liked by the readers, if not more than ‘Chasing Dreams.’ ‘The Promise’ is about a little boy who drowned in the dark abyss of depression due to his grandfather’s death. What brings the boy out of the dark cellar is a promise. What was the promise, and who made it? The whole plot lifts the suspense in a very uncanny yet thrilling way.
Moving on to the pandemic year 2020, Indira Guha Patra published her first Children’s Illustrated book, ‘Baby Fights Corona’, again breaking the taboo of sticking to a particular genre. Baby Fights Corona is a 14 page fully illustrated colorful board book suitable for kids aged 1-5 years. The book helps children understand the pandemic funnily and easily. The book came in handy to every parent during the pandemic and has become one of a kind book in this particular genre.
In the same year, Indira Guha Patra also published her second novel – ‘The Veil of Disguise,’ an exceptional crime thriller that became the page-turner for her writing career. Several copies got sold within the first few weeks of its release. The story that drove millions of readers to go crazy about this book revolves around a complicated plot of confusing serial murders and one high-profile case. However, this book stands apart from other thrillers because of its extraordinary weaving, clever twists and turns, and the charismatic, daring character of Roy, the cop-turned sleuth. Indira Guha Patra also won several prestigious awards for this book, including the Best Thriller Award and the Most Exemplary Work Award.
However, the story does not end here. Readers, fans, and followers eagerly wait for Indira Guha Patra’s upcoming poetry book. Her versatility as an author is truly commendable and inspiring for her fellow writers. Standing at this point, Indira Guha Patra is undoubtedly a promising author in the coming days. Her writings, as well as her achievements, have made the country proud. She is an inspiration to our youth and has already become a role model to many. We once again congratulate her on her brimming success and thank her for making us proud.
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