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Life is full of ups and downs accompanied by a range of emotions. Trust Me narrates the life of a young girl named Parvati, who moves to Mumbai with dreams of becoming a set designer of in the Mumbai Film Industry.
Unrewarded love, infatuation, an abortion, a breakup, a cheating boss, and her resignation from work makes her disillusioned with life and the prospect of finding love. She resolves not to wear her heart on her sleeve and tries to work her way up the career ladder with newfound determination.
Parvati joins the unit of Jambuwant Sinha (Jambo), to help him with his new film. Here, she finds Rahul, a struggling actor, who shamelessly never conceals his love for her despite her disinterest. Although he seems dull, she considers him a trustworthy friend. Trust is an eternal issue that most people are plagued with to some degree or the other. The author has delved into the issue of human boundaries with a simplicity that is profound.
The book was released in the year 2006. It was published in India by Rupa & Co. and in France by City Editions.
Rajashree is an award winning novelist as well as a filmmaker.
She wrote and directed the film, The Rebel, that won the 43rd National Film Award and the Golden Ten Award.
Her first book, Trust Me, is a cheerful romantic story set in Bollywood.
She mostly writes stories that are based on the film industry with feminism as a main theme.
Rajashree is an Indian novelist and filmmaker. She started working in the Mumbai film industry after studying film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India. She currently lives and works in Mumbai, India