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Richa Chadha turns author, will release book in August

Richa Chadha is trying her hand at writing, gets ready to release her book, set in Delhi, by August.

bollywood Updated: Mar 23, 2017 07:24 IST
Sneha Mahadevan
Richa Chadha is all set to turn author, will release her book in August.
Richa Chadha is all set to turn author, will release her book in August.

In her eight-year-long career, Richa Chadha, who is known for her unconventional choices in films, has managed to carve a niche for herself in Bollywood. Richa, who is extremely active on social media, has also teamed up with various production houses to star in socially relevant videos. And now, going a step further, she has decided to write a book.

A source says, “After she wraps up the shoot of Fukrey Returns, Richa has some time to herself. This year, she is all set to debut as a writer with her first novel. The book is going to be focused on misogyny in India and has a humorous take on it. Richa, who is soon to do a live stand-up comedy act also, feels that through humour one can send across a great deal of message and create a lot of awareness among people.”

Set in Delhi, the book’s central character is a young woman who belongs to a middle class family. “It emphases on the kind of things women have to do every day to pursue everything - from focusing on their career to fighting sexist prejudices. Her book will release in August this year, but Richa is already excited as she has got a publisher on board,” confirms the source.