I consider myself extremely fortunate to be here today amongst this august gathering of people that includes those who create such wonderful pieces of writings as Neera Maini Srivastav and Neelam Kumar as also in the company of avid book lovers who appreciate the value of such writings…we are all well aware that such people don’t come in plenty; unfortunately this resource is fast dwindling. Thank you Neera for giving me this opportunity to be amongst like-minded people who think differently, think progressive and celebrate the smallest nuances of life…. it is indeed my privilege to be here today for the launch of “The White Crow” by Neera Maini Srivastav. And thank you Neelam for introducing me to this wonderful masterpiece and its creator.Read More
'Sabbaticals are the most fertile periods of creative and human growth'
Neeraa Maini Srivastav is a writer and an advertising professional of Indian origin, born and brought up in Mumbai. A distinguished student, she completed Masters in English Literature from Mumbai University. Neeraa drew her creative inspiration from being around the literary greats which continued with her professional years as a senior creative personnel in reputed agencies like Lintas (now Lowe), Saatchi & Saatchi, Mudra to name a few. The compelling need to express has made her contribute her creative sensibilities to India's largest movie production and media houses such as Mukta Arts and The Times of India. From writing for building brands to feature stories for newspapers and magazines, she is now making a foray into screenwriting for both television and cinema. Neeraa's avid interest in new age spirituality and metaphysics makes her live the adage 'I create, therefore I am'. You can find her walking somewhere, chit-chatting with her characters from her next book...