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Urmila Deshpande launched her debut fiction book "Ananya – A journey towards light" in Pune
12th August, 2016: Urmila Deshpande launched her first fiction book in Pune at Times & Trends Academy. Also present at the do was Mrs India World 2016 - Mohini Sharma Mane & Mr. Amit Agrawal - Founder & CEO of Times & Trends Academy.
Urmila’s first book is a fantasy fiction and beautifully narrates a soul’s journey from childhood. It showcases the war between good and evil and how good wins irrespective of the circumstances.
She said, “Ananya – A journey towards light was something that happened to me on its own. I experienced extreme joy while writing it down and would really like people to read it and get encouraged. A lot of people might also find answers for the questions they are searching for.
Mohini Sharma Mane stated, “While I was reading Ananya I felt a strong desire of finishing the entire book. I loved Urmila’s simple style of writing and the depth of the subject she has worked upon.”
The book launch was attended by readers, students, teachers of Times and Trends Academy. Mr. Agrawal, an author himself, said, “I think this was an amazing opportunity to know Urmila as an author. It is a wonderful moment for her. Penning down a story and then finally turning it into a book is a challenging process. I congratulate and wish Urmila for the success. It is really an inspiring moment for all of us.”
Times and Trends Academy students were overwhelmed with the book launch and discussion with an author Urmila Deshpande. Pankaj Patel, an avid reader, said, “The summary of the story is really enticing. I can’t wait anymore. I want to finish the book as soon as possible.”
About the author:
Urmila Deshpande, born and brought up in Mumbai, lives with her husband and two daughters. She can be found reading a book or drinking coffee in a café, spending time with her daughters. Ananya is her debut novel.