Anuj Tikku: Patience and perseverance is the key to Success


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Anuj Tikku is a famous Bollywood actor and the leading face in several TV commercials and Bollywood films. He has a Management Degree from IMT Ghaziabad and an Engineering Degree from the University of Manchester. Currently, he runs a travel blog called TikkusTravelthon.in and has spoken in several blogger conferences as an expert and a motivational speaker.


INTERVIEW


Q. What's the story behind writing 'Assassinating Modi'? Where did the idea come from?

My admiration for the Prime Minister and the fact that he has so many natural enemies made me write this book. It is a futuristic book set in 2024 when the general elections happen.


Q. What are your thoughts on the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan?

Like everyone, I am concerned about women and children in the country. But this was bound to happen. The Taliban had been in the shadow for twenty years, and with the US leaving the country they have snatched power again. The western media is up in arms and is anti-Taliban. I just hope they do not take revenge on people who supported the government and the American forces.

Q. Which news channels or newspapers have had the most influence on your writing?

I like CNN and Al Jazira. They are very informative and have great story angles. I also enjoy watching the Wion Media network. In terms of the newspaper: I enjoyed reading Mid Day but, now I read most of the news online. My writings have been influenced by these and especially the crispness of my words.


Q. What motivates you?

Being an independent writer it is not easy to stay motivated but, then in life, you have to keep yourself busy. If I don’t write, I get depressed and lonely. So I keep searching for new issues and subjects to write on.

Q. How do you manage your time?

Very badly. I have no fixed schedule and write. Whenever I get an idea, I write. I enjoy writing in the night though.

Q. What would you say is your #1 key to success?

I don’t know if I can call myself a success, not as yet at least. But I think perseverance and patience is the key. Also, being critical of your work and being aware of your shortcoming. It is important to be able to take criticism of your work.


Q. What is your ULTIMATE DREAM that you want to achieve?

I want to have sex with a famous Bollywood actress called Anupriya Goenka. That is my ultimate dream which is yet to be full-filled.

Q. What are your future plans as an author?

I want to write one book a month and focus on stories that cater to the OTT market at large. I wish my books are made into digital content soon.

Q. Future of SALISMANIA.com through your eyes?

Great Magazine. I enjoy your content.


ABOUT THE BOOK

Killing Modi is the only way to topple the BJP and grab power. The task is riddled with danger as the Maoists have tried to kill him in the past with little success. Their plan was thwarted well in advance by alert police and administration. The Ram Mandir has to be rebuilt before the 2024 general elections, and the radical Islamic groups are baying for his blood. In the midst, we see Ajit Pal, the chief security advisor, devise an impenetrable security cover for the PM with the help of his aid Amit Khanna. Will they succeed in saving the life of Narendra Modi or, will the PM meet his end?

Assassinating Modi takes us through the mind of an assassin and shows that the only way to win the 2024 general election is by killing the Prime Minister himself. How will the various scenarios pan out, and will the PM meet his doom? To know more, turn the pages of this exciting political drama - Assassinating Modi.

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