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Ashwini Bhatnagar

Ashwini Bhatnagar

Ashwini Bhatnagar has had a long and distinguished record in print journalism. He has worked with some of the best newspapers in the country, including The Pioneer, The Times of India, Sunday Mail and The Tribune. He has written two books, Shadow’s Word, published by the Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi, and Magic of the Fanciful – Essays from Journalism.Both the books were extensively reviewed in leading newspapers. Magic of the Fanciful was one of the rare attempts at narrative journalism and its narrations won praise from Time essayist and novelist Pico Iyer for the quality of its writing. Mr Iyer’s observations were published as a blurb on the book’s back cover. Dina Nath, M.B.A.is his first novel.

Personal Detail

Born on:24 June
Lives in:Lucknow(1980-1983 and 2008-2013),Chadigarh(1995-2008),Noida (Present)
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Favorite Quote:"I think, therefore i am"

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Favorite Book:Freedom In Mid Night, The Great Gatsby, A Degree In Death, Breakout Nation, Upanishads, Wings Of The Fire
Favorite Author:Ernest Hemingway, William Shakespear, Chetan Bhagat, Amish, Charles Dickens
Favorite Movie:Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Inception, Dark Night
Favorite TV Show:Times Now, Big Bang Theory
Favorite Actor:Leonardo Di Caprio, Morgan Freeman, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Tobey Maguire, George Clooney, Robert De Niro
Favorite Food:Kabab, Daal Makhani, Sarso Ka Saag, Biryani
Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:27

Les beautiful. Les miserable

“That’s the gold I see,” she said, pointing to the golden glitter which had spread from the shore to the distant horizon where the orb waited to take the final bow before disappearing into the fathomless depths of the sea.

“And that’s gold, too,” she said, pointing to the beach sand which had also changed its hue.

“Believe me,” she continued, “I believe in what I see. You hold this moment and you will feel the gold around you. Let it pass, and there will be only dirty sand and foul-smelling sea around you. This is my reality principle — that 15-minute-of-fame thing — when I am bathed in the ethereal glow that I now see around me. I say dream about it, live for it, and, most importantly, be there when time and tide are ready to cover you with their shimmer.”

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