Sindhu Rajasekaran

In love with enchanting words, surreal images, aesthetics and good wine. I’m a serial entrepreneur, a new mum and filmmaker.

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What is your greatest achievement?

I treasure every day and even the smallest things mean much to me, like redecorating my living room or writing a poem that I’d never publish but keep for myself. All great achievements.

High point of your life?

Too many

Low point of your life

And many more.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Marie-Laure in All the Light We Cannot See.

Who are your favorite authors?

Jorge Luis Borges

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Dosteovsky’s Crime and Punishment, Somerset Maugham’s Of Human Bondage, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway, Thackery’s Vanity Fair and Arundathi Roy’s God of Small Things.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Dekalog (Polish), Run Lola Run (German), Being John Malkovich (English), Oasis (Korean) and The Great Beauty (Italian)

One Superpower you wish you had?


When and where do you write ?

I can write anywhere, under a tree, on a plane or in my bedroom.

Silence or music?

Silence, there’s beauty in it.

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

Not really, with every piece, it’s different.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

The fragrance of old books.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Believe in your own work.

Sindhu Rajasekaran is a twenty-three-year-old engineer-turned-writer and a Bharatnatyam dancer. This is her first novel.

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