Saturday, August 14, 2010

Dhumal releases Minakshi Chaudhry’s Love Stories of Shimla Hills

After release of the Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai, recording heritage tales about mostly colonial building of Shimla, recently, chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today released Love Stories of Shimla Hills, written by Minakshi Chaudhry.

A profuse writer, this is the 9th book from Minakshi’s pen in 12 years.

‘Love Stories of Shimla Hills’ is a collection of love tales that have woven into the folklore of the hill society.
Providing a glimpse of the special relationship that Jawaharlal Nehru had for first lady Ediwna Mountbatten, wife of last Viceroy Lord Mountbatten is the story A Spiritual Bond: Edwina and Jawaharlal Nehru, the love life of famed artist Amrita Shergil, the scandalous love tale about Scandal Point, the tragic Love Story of a Sati, When Rani Became a Boy and a recent one about A Song that Changed Their Lives – the story of Shanta.

Speaking about the book Minakshi says that besides historical romances there are true romances, which took over an year to research and write about.

Full report here My HImachal

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