Kolkata, West Bengal [India] : Mr Sabarna Roy, author of six critically acclaimed bookstoday unveiledhis seventh book, Fractured Mosaic. It was unveiled in thepresence of Chief Guest, Mr Jawhar Sircar, Former CEO of Prasar Bharati, and the Guests of Honor, Mr Low, the British Deputy High Commissioner;MsVirginieCorteval, French Consul General; and MsPriti Patel, renowned dancer.
“Fractured Mosaic is in essence a sequel to my fifth literary work, titled: Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018. It is yet another kaleidoscope from my arsenal that will take the readers to a mesmerizing whirlpool. Most of the works published in this book have been earlier published in reputed media houses as musings of an author; in this book they have been brought together for the benefit of all the readers. After the smashing hit of my earlier six master pieces since 2010, I am constantly writing in the format of a journal to imitate how the mind works in real life”, said Mr Sabarna Roy, Author.
The luminaries of Kolkata today witnessed a unique cinematic motion picture animation of three short poems of Sabarna Roy from Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018 followed by selected readings from Fractured Mosaic by Sabarna Roy and Rita Roy interspersed with three songs by UshaUthup and two dance performances by Ranan. The launch was curated by the famous arts and events curator, OindrillaDutt.
Fractured Mosaic is published by Leadstart of Mumbai. The book was released worldwide on January 25, 2021 and it reached the Amazon bestseller peak on February 3, 2021.
About Sabarna Roy
Sabarna Roy is a much awarded, critically acclaimed bestselling author of 6 literary books: Pentacles; Frosted Glass; Abyss; Winter Poems; Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018, and Etchings of the First Quarter of 2020. He is the lead author of a technical book, which has been published from the European Union and has been translated into 8 major European languages.
He has been awarded the Literoma Laureate Award in 2019, Literoma Star Achiever Award 2020, Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018 won the best book of the year 2019, the A List Award for excellence in fiction by the NewsX Media House, Certificate for The Real Super Heroes for spreading a spirit of positivity and hope during the COVID-19 Pandemic from Forever Star India Award 2020, and the Certificate for Participation in the Indo Russian Friendship Celebration 2020, the Literoma Golden Star Award 2020: Lifetime Achievement, the Certificate of Appreciation for featuring in the Hall of Fame of Literoma International Symposium on Literature & Festival 2020, and the Times Eminent Writer of the Year award by The Times of India Group in Kolkata in February 2020.
Oindrilla Dutta is an arts and events curator. She has presented events at Prinsep Memorial, Lascar Monument, Town Hall. She has worked with Pt Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Amitabh Bachchan, UshaUthup, Mallika Sarabhai, Pt Balmurli Krishna, the late Guru KelucharanMahapatra, Shubha Mudgal etc. Oindrilla has directed son-et-lumieres at heritage sites such as Victoria Memorial. She has been a broadcaster. She has moderated discussions with the late Yash Chopra, Mahesh Bhupati, Jaya Bachchan, Malika Sarabhai, Shobhaa De, former Vice President the Hon’ble Hamid Ansari, Kiran Bedi, Sunil and PriyaDutt, SmritiIrani etc. She has written a book on the Kolkata Police, columns for The Telegraph and Times of India and various articles. Served on the editorial board of Upper Crust magazine. She is associated with NGOs, such as IICP, The Calcutta Samaritans and Crafts Council of West Bengal. She was the first delegate to the Cannes Ad Film Festival, from Kolkata. She has served on POSH related Complaints Committees set up by The Calcutta Stock Exchange and SEBI, CCFC and more.
Leadstart Publishing, a Mumbai-based media-tech publishing house, distributor, and rights agency platform, had announced that it has raised Rs 3 crore in a pre-Series A round of funding from Hyderabad’s angel investment network, SucSEED Venture Partners. The round also saw participation from Mumbai Angel Network, and JITO Angel Network. Founded by Swarup Nanda in 2010, Leadstart Publishing is using the funds to scale operations, develop technology, and focus on customer acquisition. We see them playing a big role, considering content is emerging as key for publishing, entertainment, and OTT sector.”