“Dancing with Demons”- The first boxing drama releasing in India by filmmaker Nidhie Sharma
Boxing is generally considered to be a male dominated sport. This misconception is broken by filmmaker Nidhie Sharma who is all set to release her novel “Dancing With Demons”. The novel is India’s first boxing drama written by a female author.
About the Novel –
Genre – Fiction/Drama
MRP – Rs. 299/-
Publisher – Harlequin
Dancing with Demons is a fast paced action drama of love, loss and resurrection. 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
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.
The young and multi-faceted 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 soon.Dancing with Demons happens to be her debut novel. Sharma says,“Boxing is a metaphor for hope and resurrection in his book. It is also a sport I love and have been keenly following for many years”.
Film Director Sudhir Mishra says about the book“Dancing with Demons is 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"