Actor-director Jugal Hansraj will in 2021 come out together with his second book for kids which is a journey of a timid younger prince as he learns that true bravery lies inside one’s personal coronary heart and must be used to create peace, not struggle. “The Coward and the Sword” will probably be revealed by HarperCollins India.
Hansraj is thrilled about this enterprise. He mentioned he’s wanting ahead to his novel being revealed beneath HarperCollins’ umbrella and to his affiliation with them.
The book talks in regards to the peaceable kingdom of Kofu, dominated over by a benevolent and courageous King Rissho and his charming spouse Queen Kanito. Its persons are resourceful, and extra importantly, identical to their king, brave.
All besides one. Prince Kadis, the 16-year-old inheritor, is something however that. Kadis, fairly merely, is scared and anxious of virtually each potential factor, he confines himself to his room for most of his younger life. He prefers to stare dreamily out of his window, and marvel why he cannot be courageous like the remainder of his household and the folks of his kingdom.
Until in the future, a seemingly likelihood encounter together with his sensible previous uncle Shonin, adjustments his life utterly. He quickly learns of the troubled historical past of Kofu and the upcoming clouds of struggle looming over them. Thus begins the journey of the timid and shy prince, and his two younger pals, as they embark on an epic journey into the enemy kingdom of Molonga.
As troopers of peace, they’re armed with nothing however noble intentions and a household heirloom, the magical sword of Kofu. Will they reach ending the decade-old battle between the 2 kingdoms? Will peace win in opposition to struggle? The book will reply that. “Delighted that Jugal Hansraj, the child star etched in our minds from the memorable ‘Masoom’, went on to not just a successful acting career and film direction, but also to writing commendably for children and we are keenly looking forward to publishing him at HarperCollins,” mentioned Tina Narang, writer at HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Hansraj, who started working in movies as a baby beginning with the a lot acclaimed “Masoom” (1983), went on to do main roles in a number of movies within the ’90s and early 2000s together with “Papa Kehte Hain” (1996) and “Mohabbatein” (2000). His first movie as writer-director was “Roadside Romeo” (2008) which was co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures as their first Indian animation movie. His second movie was the romantic comedy “Pyaar Impossible” that starred Priyanka Chopra because the lead. Hansraj’s first kids’s fiction novel titled “Cross Connection: The Big Circus Adventure” was revealed in 2017. PTI ZMN RDS RDS