|Occupation||Novelist & Film-maker|
|Genres||Chick lit, Romantic comedy, Drama|
|Notable work(s)||Novel: Trust Me
Film: The Rebel
|Notable award(s)||National Award|
Rajashree is an Indian novelist and film-maker. She has been working in the Mumbai film industry after studying film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India. She has written and directed a film, The Rebel, which won a National Award in the Best Short Fiction Film category at the 43rd National Film Awards. The jury presented the award "for showing an adolescent's journey to maturity and his coming to terms with his mother." The film was screened at many film festivals. She has made a film about communal violence called The Connection.
Her critically acclaimed debut, Trust Me, is the biggest-selling Indian chick lit novel. It is set in Bollywood, the Mumbai film industry, and uses the narrative structure of a 'masala' Bollywood film.
- "43rd National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved March 6, 2012.
- "43rd National Film Awards (PDF)". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 6, 2012.
- "Write Up Their Alley"
- "Comfort Read"
- Anuj Kumar "A Screenplay Between the Covers", The Hindu, 2007-03-01.
- "Trust Me to spill beans on Bollywood", CNN-IBN, 2007-02-18.
- Randeep Wadehra "Racy Read", The Sunday Tribune, 2006-11-12.
- Asha Menon "Indian chick lit?", The Hindu, 2007-02-12.
- Rajashree's website
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