MILAN VOHRA, 52

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In­dia’s first Mills and Boon au­thor, Vohra has writ­ten sev­eral ti­tles in­clud­ing Tick Tock We’re 30 and The Love Aasana.

FREE­DOM IS not merely a li­cense to do as you please. It is an ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the fact that other view points and sen­ti­ments are as valid as mine. Of course, the free­dom to be what you re­ally are is im­por­tant. It is as much about not suc­cumb­ing to pres­sure in any way, as about what might sell or what is ex­pected of me. To write any char­ac­ter with au­then­tic­ity, you have to keep your mind open, with­out pan­der­ing, or even be­ing bur­dened by a need to de­liver a larger mes­sage. IF I HAD COM­PLETE FREE­DOM

I would write a mem­oir based on my life. There is so much that I have never shared, that I know would help others fac­ing the chal­lenges I did. Some­day, I’ll give my­self the free­dom to do it.

Free­dom to be what you re­ally are is im­por­tant

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