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'Miracle book' launched in Kolkata

Posted on Apr 07, 04:38PM | IBNS

Kolkata, Apr 6 : Bookstore chain Starmark in Kolkata on Saturday hosted the launch of "Rendezvous with God - Modern Day Miracles", compiled by Abhilasha Agarwal and Shreeja Mohatta Jhawar.

Present on the occasion was fashion designer Abhishek Dutta.

Abhilsha who has done her Masters in Business Administration is also a freelance graphic designer and has done corporate branding.

Shreeja is a freelancer writer, animator and graphic designer as well as social activist who runs 'Kritagya', a group aiming to serve old, orphans and destitute people.

Their book 'Rendezvous with God - Modern Day Miracles' is based on interviews with 43 celebrities from different walks of life who have shared their experiences and beliefs on their "rendezvous with god".

Some of the celebrities whose interviews the book consists of are fashion designer Abhishek Dutta, Tabla player Bickram Ghosh, musician Shankar Mahadevan and industrialist Sandeep Bhutoria to name a few.

Speaking about the aim of the book, Shreeja said: "God is everywhere. We wanted to bring all the religions together. And we want to show people through this book that modern day miracles happen and to reach anything faith should be there."

When asked if she thinks that the book will reach out to the young generation, she said: "Yes, celebrities like Abishek have shared their college life miracle stories and today they are celebrity. Initially, they too faced struggle but today whatever they are just because of faith on God so definitely it will connect to them."

The book is published by Wisdom Village Publications Pvt Ltd.

(Reporting by Tania Roy)