Yashoda Sharma, a small town girl became varsha Vashishth to achieve independence from orthodox society. In the process, she alienates her own family. Her struggle leads her to bollywood and she becomes a big star. One hit after other, winning accolades, world fame. She reaches the pinnacle in the professional from a professional high but her personal life remains muddled. She breaks up with Harsh and to overcome her loneliness becomes an unwed mother facing criticism from all quarters.
Here is a story of a woman who broke the shackles of society, to find herself.
Surendra Verma (b.1941) did his Masters in Linguistics. He has published over 15 plays, stories and novels. Recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award for Muhje Chand chaiye as well as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Drama, he is also the author of Surya Ki Paheli Kiran Tak, Quid-e Hayat, Shakuntala Ki Anguthi, Aathvan Sarg, Neend Kyon Raat Bhar Nahi Aati, Rati Ka Kangan (Plays), and Katna Shami Ka Vriksha Padmapankhuri Ki Dhar Se, Do Mardonke Lie Guldasta and Andhere Se Pare (Novels).
Pramila Grag is a former professor of English from Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, With a teaching career of more than 40 years, she has also published a book The Indian Freedom Movement in Indian Fiction. Currently, she teaches communication skills at Auburn University.
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