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You must perform your best : Gaurav Sharma Lakhi

You must perform your best : Gaurav Sharma Lakhi

Story telling is an art. And the story teller is the artist. When art meets honesty and commitment, a masterpiece is created. But when we talk about Author Gaurav Sharma Lakhi, we don’t talk about a masterpiece... We talk about the masterpieces he has created. Author of five blockbuster books and the contributing writer in many anthologies, the humbleness of Gaurav Sharma still thinks that the wider scope of learning is still unfolding very slowly in front of him. His books ‘LOVE @ AIR FORCE’, ‘RAPESCARS...They Never Heal’, ‘DAWN AT DUSK’ and ‘IT ALL HAPPENED IN A SCHOOL’ are already among most favourites of avid readers. He is also the Contributing Poet in international Anthologies – ‘The Essence of Eternal Happiness’ and ‘When Cupid Struck its Arrow’, besides being the Contributing Author in "LOVE-THE SWEET POISON-2"
The native resident of Ghaziabad, U.P. (India), the 47 years old author has ripened experiences of the sit-coms life throws onto us, and he gleefully manages to stir them into beautiful stories.

Personal Life
Gaurav Sharma Lakhi is a Graduate of Delhi University. He completed his Post Graduation from Kurukshetra University. Professionally, he is a freelance teacher, Mathematics being the subject. His love for Mathematics is quite evident in the stories he weaves. Mr. Gaurav believes in the solidarity of life balanced with emotions and intelligence. His family includes wife Swati Sharma, budding photographer son Arnav Sharma and student daughter Akshika Sharma.
Writing gave Mr. Gaurav, what his soul was yearning for, but publishing showed him how the world actually works. In spite of the endless rejections, he has no malice or prejudices against anybody. In a recent talk with NeoLustre Branwyn, he said, “I know I’ll get my share sooner or later.”


Mr. Sharma believes in the Shakespearean theory of "All the world's a stage." He says, "I believe in the cliched vision that life is a stage and you are playing your part. I have made a small addition to it. You must perform the best you can and leave an indelible impression on your compeers so that they remember you long after you disappear. I want people to remember me in a good way after I perish."
A long marine voyage is a dream he nurtures hoping to fulfil very soon.

‘Love @ Air Force’ has been written in the background of Indian Air force. It revolves around three class mates who co-incidentally land into the same Air Force Base. The violent romance of fighter planes with clouds in the sky, the appealing arrogance of the pulchritudinous officers or maybe, the logo constituted of the concentric tricoloured circles- is the spectacle that meets our eyes at the feeble mention of the Air Force but besides these, there is more about the Air Force. An unhappy Sergeant, Sushil Awasthi feels that his circumstances dumped him into doing drudgery in Air Force and he deserved better out of life. Grumbling often, he blames his wife, his parents and even Air Force for his miseries. When he finds that that the newly arrived medical officer, Wing Commander Shabd Mishra is his best friend of school days, his inferiority complex haunts him even more.
The Wing Commander is still hankering after his school days’ crush, Soumya Mahrishi, despite knowing of her being married to another Air Force officer. Incidentally, Soumya’s husband too, gets posting at the same Air Force base.
The story is all about how things shape up when the three classmates get together, and what consequences does Love bring in the campus.
You can get the book here.

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"Rapescars... They Never Heal" is the story about a rape survivor who refuses to give into the society's prejudices. A girl is raped! Her parents insist to report. Police tries to scuttle the case. Lastly, her father's influence works! The defence lawyer encounters with obnoxious questions. As if, she had inveigled the innocent boys or she's the one accused and her violators are seeking justice against her. She feels and experiences being raped in the public again. Her lawyer manages to seek conviction! Akriti wins the case but refuses her culprit to have imprisonment. 'Why does she do this' is the question which lingers on the readers' minds. Rape Scars is the voice of a rape survivor who thrives to stand against the violation of her very right of living a fearless life.
You can get the book here.

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'Dawn at Dusk' has a straight and evolving story. After losing his parents and being ditched by his wife, Aaradhya’s emotionally disturbed soul finds solace in Sambhavi’s intellectual and balanced company. He wants to take the relationship to another level but Sambhavi wants him to prove himself first. Aradhya takes it as a challenge and embarks himself on a journey which not only changes his views about life but also unleashes his stronger self. The treatment of the storyline and technique is flawless. It is not the curiosity of the fate of their relationship which keeps the readers glued to the book, but the introspective journey of Aradhya which enhances the beauty of reading.
“Dawn at Dusk” is an unusual romance. In spite of having all the general characteristics of a romance fiction, it cannot be termed normal. In a straight plot, it is the intricacy of the story development which appeals.
You can get the book here.

God & Guru Convent is a rather ill-reputed school run jointly by the managing committees of a Church and a Gurudwara because the heads of both the parties have vested interests. Thanks to nepotism, most of the students are on concessions and the faculty is incompetent. An amalgam of two religions, the school is where sexual peccadilloes and minor criminality are common.
Soubhagya Kaushik, an enthusiastic young teacher with an ethical approach towards his profession, joins the school. However, his consummate passion for teaching does not go down well with his colleagues while his uncompromising attitude paints him as a difficult employee in the books of the management. Soubhagya manages to win the hearts of students with his innovative ideas but his conflicts with management keep growing. Pankhudi, a nursery teacher and the colleague for whom Soubhagya has some feelings, is raped and murdered by the libertine Sam Tito, who is the son of the vice-chairman of the managing committee.


Soubhagya’s voice for justice is squashed. And then, a girl of class one, Pia Simon, is raped in the school. This time, he has vital clues about the offender. This story is about Soubhagya's journey to seek justice for his colleague and a minor student who were raped. Does Soubhagya manage to get justice to his colleague and the little girl? Let’s visit the accursed premises of this unique but infamous school called God & Guru Convent.
You can get the book here.

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It is always interesting to get to know about the likes and dislikes of a creative person. After much of a Chit-Chat, Mr. Sharma agreed to tell us about his Favourite Fives:

1.Favourite Five Authors
Prem Chand
H.H. Munro
Harper Lee
Jeffrey Archer
Nandita Bose

2.Favourite Five Books
Chitralekha by Bhagwati Charan Gupt
The Open Window by H.H. Munro
Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
Summer Holidays by Koral Dasgupta

3.Favourite Five Fictional Characters
Jerry-the mouse for his presence of mind
Tony Stark (Iron Man) because people say I resemble him
Nurse Radha played by my favourite Waheeda Rehman in Khamoshi


Shabd Mishra, the protagonist of my novel LOVE @ AIR FORCE
Mr Spock of Star Treck for always being calm, stoic and logical

4.Favourite Five dishes
Stuffed bitter gourd
Stuffed capsicum
Anything served with love

5. Favourite Five Places to Travel
North-East of India
New Zealand

Thank you for being with us, Mr. Sharma

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