Bangalore, 12th February 2024: In a celebration as sweet as love itself, Sapna, India’s largest book mall and Juggernaut Books announced the successful launch of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s newest gem, “An Uncommon Love: The Early Life of Sudha and Narayana Murthy.” The magical evening unfolded on the 10th of February in Bangalore, commemorating the 46th wedding anniversary of the iconic couple.
“An Uncommon Love,” published by Juggernaut Books, delves into the love saga of Narayana and Sudha Murthy in a manner that not only touches the heart but also tickles the funny bone. Guided by the literary finesse of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the creative force behind bestsellers like “The Palace of Illusions,” this collaboration with the Murthys weaves a narrative that exudes charm and authenticity.
Chitra intricately handpicks significant incidents and conversations from the couple’s lives, expertly moulding the narrative to encapsulate their growth. Through carefully chosen events, “An Uncommon Love” skilfully transports readers to a distinct time and place, offering a compelling journey into the essence of the characters’ evolution and their loved ones as well.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, with her signature blend of humour and heart, expressed, “Writing ‘An Uncommon Love’ has been an enchanting journey. The Murthys not only shared their story but also their laughter, making this book a celebration of love, life, and a good sense of humour.”
On this special day, Sapna invited Murthy family, including Akshata and Rohan, as they gathered to celebrate four decades of love and companionship. The launch wasn’t just a book but a love-infused experience, adorned with heart-warming conversations with Narayana Murthy, Sudha Murty, and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.