Tushar Kiran Moodgal chosen as a Modern Literary Star 2024 by Cherry Book Awards

Tushar Kiran Moodgal chosen as a Modern Literary Star 2024 by Cherry Book Awards

Tushar Kiran Moodgal has been chosen as a Modern Literary Star 2024 by Cherry Book Awards in the category of Best Literary Debut - Poetry 2023-24 for his book Lamentations.


About Tushar Kiran Moodgal


Tushar Kiran Moodgal, hailing from Shahdara, Delhi, is celebrated for his distinctive blend of gothic and romantic elements that captivate the soul and ignite the imagination.


His poetry is a captivating journey into the realms of terror, death, despair, and heartache. His verses intricately weave the nuances of romanticism, exploring the gloom of institutionalized authority, the struggle for freedom, and a profound love for nature and unspoiled landscapes. Modern, yet rooted in tradition, his philosophical poetry serves as a mirror to the human quest for destiny and a deep concern for the commoner.


Moodgal draws inspiration from his father, late Ashok Moodgal and an array of literary giants, including Edgar Allan Poe, John Keats, William Wordsworth, Shelly, William Blake, James Thomson, Alfred Lord Tennyson, William Shakespeare, and Edgar Albert Guest. These influences converge harmoniously, forming the intricate layers of his poetic expression. His poetic odyssey has traversed various phases, from the angst of his teenage years to more profound philosophical themes. A staunch believer in the teachings of the Geeta and an advocate of Stoic philosophy, his verses resonate with a deep understanding of life's complexities and nuances.


Tushar Kiran Moodgal boasts an impressive collection of poetic works, with the acclaimed 'Lamentations' securing the prestigious William Shakespeare Golden Book & Laureate Award. His poetic repertoire extends to 'Epistles to Love,' 'Echoes Over the Hill,' 'Mysterious Fantasy,' 'Anokhe Alfaz,' 'Khayalon ka Caravaan,' and over 30 poetry anthologies. Hailed by some as the "avant-garde Wordsworth,"he has received numerous literary accolades, including the William Wordsworth Memorial Award, Jane Austen Platinum Book Award, William Shakespeare Laureate Award, Tagore Ratna Samman, Nazrul Sahitya Samman, Sarat Chandra Memorial Award, and Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Memorial Award. Moodgal's brilliance extends to national platforms with honours like the Bharat Shree National Award and Bharat Bhushan National Award, further solidifying his impact on the literary landscape.


Among his celebrated poems are 'The Mourners Lament,' awarded the Best Poetry Award in 2023, 'Hymn to Pain: The Forge of Creation,' honoured with the Most Impactful Poetry Award, 'Conquering of Self,' recognized as the Best Philosophical Poetry, and 'Birds of Misfortune,' bestowed with the Most Soulful Poetry Award. His magnum opus, 'Rhapsody of Twilight,' has not only made a world record in poetry but stands as a testament to his unparalleled artistry. In the contemporary literary landscape, Tushar Kiran Moodgal emerges as a masterful weaver, entwining emotions, philosophy, and the essence of life in every poetic thread. His words, like a symphony, resonate with readers, leaving an indelible mark on the canvas of contemporary poetry. As we delve into his literary world, we find ourselves transported to realms where words dance, emotions sing, and the human experience is painted in the vivid hues of his poetic mastery