Ekta Kapoor & Sushant Singh Rajput add glitz and glamour at Natasha Malpani Oswal’s debut book launch ‘Boundless‘. Millennial businesswoman, Natasha Malpani Oswal, currently leading Dice Media, a fast-growing digital media startup in Mumbai, launched her debut poetry book, Boundless, in the city yesterday. Producer Ekta Kapoor and Bollywood superstar Sushant Singh Rajput graced the book launch with their presence and left the audience enthralled with their views on the power of poetry.

From Left to Right - Ekta Kapoor, Natasha Malpani Oswal and Sushant Singh rajput at the launch of Boundless by natasha Malpani Oswal
From Left to Right – Ekta Kapoor, Natasha Malpani Oswal and Sushant Singh rajput at the launch of Boundless by Natasha Malpani Oswal

The evening also witnessed an intriguing conversation between the author, producer and actor, as they discussed the importance of taking the time to discover yourself. Boundless is an evocative collection of poems, that tell the author’s own journey of self-exploration and discovery in verse.

The author has transitioned from being an immunologist to investor to producer, studied at some of the world’s premier institutions and lived in four different countries over the past decade. She has beautifully captured her exploration of the idea of home, belonging and identity, making it a truly experiential and relatable read that is bound to inspire many.

launch of Boundless by natasha Malpani Oswal. From Left to Right - Ekta Kapoor, Natasha Malpani Oswal and Sushant Singh Rajput
launch of Boundless by Natasha Malpani Oswal. From Left to Right – Ekta Kapoor, Natasha Malpani Oswal and Sushant Singh Rajput

Through her words, Natasha intends to encourage a young India to find its own voice. Natasha Malpani Oswal strongly believes each of us has the power to shape our own lives and that the most important adventure of our lives is discovering who we really are.

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Speaking about the book, Natasha Malpani Oswal said, “I hope the honesty and rawness of the poetry resonates with every reader. I believe that each of us has the power to design our own lives. The time is now.”

Left to Right - Sushant Singh Rajput, Natasha Malpani OSwal and Ekta Kapoor at the launch of Boundless by Natasha Malpani OSwal
Left to Right – Sushant Singh Rajput, Natasha Malpani Oswal and Ekta Kapoor at the launch of Boundless by Natasha Malpani Oswal

Expressing her love for the written word, Ekta said, “I have been multitasking as a single mother and I think poetry is a survival strategy for me and I love it. Because there are times when you need poetry to survive at lot of moments in life, it has philosophy, depth and sometimes it’s boundless.”

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Commenting on the theme of the poetry, Sushant Singh Rajput said, ”Poetry in itself is a simple truth – it is a condensed form of a feeling that can get you to feel very complex emotions. I read Natasha’s book and I feel the narrative is a superpower. The simplicity and crispness of the words she has put together makes it very powerful and strong..”

Readers can get their copy of the book at Crosswords or online on Amazon

Natasha Malpani Oswal is a big believer in the power of storytelling. She currently leads Dice Media, a fast growing media startup in Mumbai. She holds an MBA from Stanford, and Masters degrees from Oxford and Cambridge. Natasha loves building startups, and has worked on four startups between Silicon Valley, London and India. She previously worked in impact investing and cancer research.

Boundless is a powerfully honest and vulnerable collection of poems that encourage a young India to find its own voice and identity. The last ten years for the poet, Natasha Malpani Oswal, have been a journey in experimentation and self-discovery. The process of learning to stand on her own feet was scary and sometimes lonely. However, over time, she began to cherish the freedom to choose who she wanted to be. Natasha has tried to capture her exploration of the idea of home, belonging and identity over this time frame through these poems. She hopes to encourage every woman to take the time to discover themselves.

Readers can get their copy of the book at Crosswords or online on Amazon