2.10: Tahira Kashyap Khurrana - On Writing About Body, Breasts and Bollywood
Find out how she reveals the most private details of her life in this bold and funny celeb memoir.
Tara and Michelle talk to Tahira Kashyap, whose memoir “The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman” is receiving heavy praise from Bollywood celebrities and Indian authors alike. Tahira shares the funniest / most embarrassing moments with us: her first visit to a gynaecologist, how her mother-in-law gifted her lingerie, and how her editor Chiki Sarkar now knows the most intimate details of her life, including her kinks!
Michelle and Tahira bond over their childhoods in middle class families and how every writer needs a supportive family to thrive. We chat about her husband and creative partner, Ayushmann Khurrana, and his reaction to all the intimate details revealed in her memoir. Tara felt like she was reading Tahira’s secret diary! Why does she hog the dining table when she writes? What role does Buddhism play in her life? Tune in to find out!
'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.
Tahira Kashyap Khurrana is a writer and film-maker based in Mumbai. She is the author of three books and has directed two acclaimed short films, Pinni and Toffee.
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