Alexshendra Venus Bakshi
Alexshendra Venus Bakshi is a young Indian author, novelist and poet. Alexshendra’s published and widely acclaimed novel “Aarambh ki Gyarah Kahaniya”, considered as her magnum opus is a unique collection of eleven stories in fiction and is currently a part of the plethora of books in the library of Niti Ayog which was formerly known as the Planning Commission Govt. of India. In this novel her stories are focused on the injustices and evils of society and relate to the ever increasing desensitization and degradation in the moral fabric of our contemporary society. Arambh Ki Gyarah Kahaniya entails the exasperated loss of patience which characterizes our modern day civilization.
Alexshendra has been penning her poetic thoughts and weaving them skillfully into her stories since childhood and has incidentally brought new life to Hindi short story writing. Much of her writing draws on her experiences gathered during her childhood and growing up years spent in different cities across India, which fortunately offered her a splendid opportunity to appreciate the unity and diversity of our rich and magnificent culture. These wonderful and insightful experiences have consequently left a positive impact on her writing. Alexshendra has established herself as one of the finest writers of India.
After completing her BA Honors from the reputed Gargi College she pursued her studies in law. She is currently an accomplished lawyer handling both civil and criminal cases and specializes in law which delves and deals with women empowerment.
Her father is a retired IPS officer and her mother who is a double Masters in Hindi and History has played a vital role in instilling deep respect for Hindi language. Even though Alexshendra is multilingual, she prefers to write in Hindi language. Her ardent wish is that the younger generation should take keen interest in writing and promoting Hindi language.
Alexshendra’s interests revolve around working for the empowerment of women, child welfare and care for environmental sustainability. Besides this she is passionate about exploring the history of various cultures and countries.
Alexshendra had conceptualized an exhibition of paintings illustrating 11 stories from her book, a dream which she fulfilled by hosting an art exhibition “Aarambh ke Gyarah Chitra” based on her book “Aarambh ke gyarah kahaniya”. The stories were depicted on canvas by artist Ankur Rana on different facets of human nature.
Her forthcoming novel is in the completion stage and is a portrayal on inner and outer beauty. The author also has grand plans to have plays enacted on her stories.