Awards & Media Mention

Recipient of the prestigious Rashtriya Gaurav Award (2019) for the ‘Author of the Year’ (Bhumi) in association with the Government of Telangana.

Featured on the front page of the 3rd-anniversary edition of Telangana Today. The anniversary edition celebrates women achievers from diverse walks of life in the state.

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Receiving the prestigious Orange Flower Award (2017) in the category of Writing on Work by Women’s Web from Sudha Menon, India’s leading contemporary author.



Finalist in the category of

  • Best Use of Twitter for Social Impact (2019)
  • Parent Blogging (2019)


Finalist in the category of

  • Humour (2017)
  • Poetry (2017)
  • Parent Blogging (2017)

Finalist in the category of Personal Blogging (2016)


Short-list in the category of

  • Creative Writing (2018)
  • Humour (2018)
  • Parenting (2018)
  • Writing on Work (2018)

Chosen among the Top 35 writers of 2017 by YouthKiAwaazIndia’s leading media publication for Social Justice.

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 “Top 100 Debut Indian Authors of 2019” for Bhumi, my fiction debut which released barely few weeks before the announcement of the award.


Winner of the Best Use of Social Media for the Super Blogger Challenge 2018.


Media Mentions

My interview on books featured in WOW Hyderabad, leading lifestyle magazine in Hyderabad – Aug 2019 edition.


The Write Away Program, a creative writing workshop where I mentor my students on the subtle nuances of creative writing is Featured in WOW Hyderabad, leading lifestyle magazine in Hyderabad listed under Wow! Recommends, 


Featured in the The Times of India (Jan 2019), leading daily national newspaper. I was among the prestigious guest-list and jury for “La Fiesta”, the annual Literary and Dramatics inter-college competitions held by St.Francis College for Women, Hyderabad.

Among the Featured Authors of Month – April 2017 and regularly featured among the Authors of the Week by Women’s Web.


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Special Mention from Readomania for my book review of House Of Discord written by Sadiqa Peerboy.

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Book Journey

Soul Sojourn, my debut is No.1 on the Best Ebooks Ever 2017 on Goodreads.

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Contest Wins

Winner of the Momspiration – Celebrating Mums Who Inspire contest (2017) by Momspresso. 

The Mother, my short story won among thousands of entries worldwide.

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Winner of the #WarriorWoman contest by Juggernaut and Women’s Web for my short story, The Show Must Go On. 


My article, #MeToo Celebrity Roast: Read About These Bollywood Biggies At Your Own Risk is the Staff Pick by YouthKiAwaaz.

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Fat Chance, my short story that deals with issues such as body shaming and sexuality, is the Editor’s Choice by Readomania, an independent publishing house that nurtures and showcases diverse new writers from India.

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Giving Back 

Among the official Blogchatter Ebook Author Mentors for the #AtoZChallenge.

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