Word power: Meet Anmol Malik, the new author in town – brunch feature

Tales may be advised in some ways – via books, via songs and poetry, via movies, via artwork. Singer and songwriter Anmol Malik epitomises this truth. The 25-year-old has simply debuted as an writer with Three Unattainable Needs, a light-weight campus romance.

“Creativity has no boundaries, and I like to create music, tales and universes,” says Anmol. “Even once I write music, I attempt to inform a narrative; lyrics have all the time been my first attraction to any tune, as a result of they really feel like a hidden reward simply ready to be found.”

“There’s one thing very calming about opening a ebook, turning the pages and simply dissolving into the story”

The daughter of musician Anu Malik, Anmol all the time needed to be a author. “I’ve studied and labored diligently in the direction of all of it my life,” says Anmol, who studied artistic writing on the College of Warwick, England. 

Music is simply as necessary for her, nonetheless. “For me, music and writing go hand in hand. One can’t exist with out the opposite as a result of all writing tends to have a rhythm,” she explains. “And all music paints a narrative. So I’ve all the time been dreaming up tales and singing songs.”

Scene and heard

Anmol labored at Leo Burnett and UTV-Disney earlier than occurring to guide the script division at Yash Raj Movies. The concept for Three Unattainable Needs struck her when a picture out of the blue caught in her thoughts – a quaint little pub, and a boy and a woman strolling collectively within the silence of the night time.

“I may really feel the chilly and listen to the crunch of the snow beneath their ft,” says Anmol. “I may hear their dialog and all I did was word it down. So you may say I began in the midst of the ebook and the story wrapped itself in layers round this one scene. This chapter is known as Whiskey On Ice – I titled all my chapters with the food and drinks that play an necessary half in every part.”

Anmol’s debut book has earned praise from Ayushmann Khurrana, among others

Anmol’s debut ebook has earned reward from Ayushmann Khurrana, amongst others

When she famous down that picture, Anmol didn’t think about that she was writing a ebook. “I write to make myself glad,” she explains. “In order that once I learn the phrases on paper, they make me smile. I cherished writing Three Unattainable Needs. It’s a film in a ebook! If Bridget Jones’s Diary, Notting Hill and Imply Women made you smile, I hope my ebook does the identical. The primary draft was prepared in 4 months. Then superb tuning and enhancing took round a yr, however I actually loved the entire course of and was so closely invested in it that I didn’t discover the place the time went.”  

We’re the world

Anmol’s inspiration comes from the world round her – occasions, motion pictures, books, conversations, colors, the site visitors, climate adjustments. “All of it form of boils collectively, like elements in some mad recipe,” she laughs. “I’ve all the time been dreaming up tales and singing songs. However there’s a self-discipline to it. I’m at my desk day by day, writing.” 

Anmol, with her dad and famous musician Anu Malik has lent her voice to Bollywood tracks

Anmol, along with her dad and well-known musician Anu Malik has lent her voice to Bollywood tracks

She isn’t involved concerning the millennials’ fame of being too simply distracted to learn a ebook. “I believe everybody desires to flee a bit of,” she says. “And books, motion pictures, music, artwork, all have the ability to try this. It’s magic. There’s one thing very calming about opening a ebook, turning the pages and simply dissolving into the story.”

Her favorite books are by Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman and Douglas Adams, and she or he additionally loves a ton of classics. “Although consolation reads are all the time J Ok Rowling, Enid Blyton,  Herge, and Eoin Colfer,” she provides.  


Neither Anmol’s household nor her associates knew something about her ebook until the day the e-edition launched. “I didn’t imagine it may occur myself, so I simply didn’t inform anybody,” laughs Anmol.  

However then actor and poet like Ayushmann Khurrana praised the ebook, calling it “Completely cheeky, utterly hilarious and endlessly charming!” And now Anmol has little motive to doubt her writing abilities. “I can’t thank Ayushmann for being as large-hearted as he’s proficient!” she says fervently. “He is without doubt one of the brightest stars within the galaxy. And I actually hope folks give the ebook an opportunity. It’s a enjoyable, breezy learn meant to really feel as heartwarming as fresh-from-the-oven chocolate-chip cookies.”

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From HT Brunch, Might 24, 2020

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