Harper Collins India
|Number of Pages||296 Pages|
A gripping and intense drama, with richly nuanced characters who straddle the divide between passions that propel them forward and demons that hold them back. As visually stunning as it is evocative, it is a sensational debut set in the world of combat sports"
Karan Pratap Singh is on the brink of winning the amateur boxing championship, when in a moment, he loses it all. His fall from glory seems fuelled by ruthless arrogance and an out-of-control anger management problem. That, however, is just symptomatic of a deeper issue. Buried under layers of his fractured subconscious lies a childhood secret he cannot come to terms with.
Sonia Kapoor is a beautiful, volatile young woman with a secret that torments her at night but a secret that she feels no guilt for.
When fate throws Karan and Sonia together in Mumbai, their personal demons and pasts collide and stir up trouble in their fragile and uncertain present. But, is redemption possible without forgiveness?
Dancing With demons is a fast-paced action drama of love, loss and resurrection.
About the Author
Nidhie Sharma is a writer-director living in Mumbai, India. She has studied filmmaking and screenwriting from New York university and has previously graduated with honors in English literature. Sharma was raised in a liberal armed forces environment and has extensively travelled across the world. An adventure sports enthusiast, she is passionate about telling human stories set within the action genre. Her deep love for music and her connection with the audio-visual medium finds its way into her writing. She is a witty orator and enjoys public speaking. Having directed documentaries and travelogues for the American and European markets and worked on American indies in Los Angeles, Sharma is directing a mainstream Bollywood film based on this novel. Dancing with demons happens to be her debut novel.