NEWS & AUTHOR EVENTS
My books have appeared in several publications, on radio stations and websites. Thanks to everyone who has featured me. Here are a few links to some of the articles...
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Puneet Bhandal's Bollywood Dream. MORE...
News story by Digital Spy
Shahid Kapoor and Akshay Kumar have been revealed as the inspiration for a series of Bollywood books. Author Puneet Bhandal told Digital Spy that although the characters in her novels are fictional, they are loosely based on real-life Hindi film stars. MORE...
Interview with US website Urban Asian
Imagine my excitement when I was introduced to some fiction books on Bollywood written by a talented writer in the , Puneet Bhandal. The books – the Bollywood Series – were a nice distraction from the array of cases I’ve been reading as a law student, and were especially fun to read since I’m an avid Bollywood fan. The first book in the series is called Starlet Rivalry. MORE...
Interview with Canadian website Masala Mommas
Move over Twilight and The Hunger Games! There’s a South Asian trilogy in town!
Can’t bring yourself to watch a 3-hour Bolly flick but dying to experience some glamour, action, and old fashioned romance? Then look no further than Puneet Bhandal’s “Bollywood Series”, a trilogy of books written by the UK author. MORE...
Contact An Author
I adapt my author visits according to my audience - I have addressed small groups of people in local libraries as well as whole year groups in schools. I try to focus on entertainment, but at the same time teach the value of reading and writing. My sessions include the following:
- A brief talk about my work as a journalist (film journalism, interviewing Bollywood actors, directors and producers, going behind the scenes etc)
- How I developed the idea of the Bollywood Series
- A brief discussion about the first three books (Starlet Rivalry, Double Take and Stuntman)
- A workshop on how to write a book or short story (plotting & character development. Focusing on a beginning, middle and end etc)
- Q & A session
- Book-signing session where students can buy personalised, signed copies of the books at a much-discounted price
- Finally, to end on a high note, a Bollywood dance workshop where volunteers learn the steps to a particular Bollywood song and then perform together as a group. MORE...
Interview by Asiana.TV
Essential reading, inspired by Bollywood MORE...
Video interview by DESIblitz.com
A fabulous interview by the DESIblitz team. Read and scroll down the page to click on the video link. MORE...