Renowned for his versatile poetic talent, Tushar Kiran Moodgal has made a name for himself through an impressive array of world records, accolades, and exceptional writing prowess. With an extensive collection of over 25 poetry anthologies co-authored by him, Tushar has reached a significant milestone in his literary career. His debut poetry book, the captivating “Lamentations,” recently received the esteemed “William Shakespeare Golden Book & Laureate Award,” solidifying his status as a remarkable poet. Tushar draws inspiration from literary giants such as William Wordsworth, John Keats, Edgar Albert Guest, and Edgar Allan Poe, among others, and acknowledges his father as a driving force behind his passion for literature and writing.
Throughout the years, Tushar’s poetry has undergone a profound evolution. Starting with themes of angst during his teenage years, he has since ventured into exploring profound philosophical concepts. His belief in the teachings of the Geeta and his advocacy for the principles of Stoic philosophy have greatly influenced his poetic voice.
In “Lamentations,” Tushar’s debut book, readers embark on a poetic journey that delves into themes of sorrow, tragedy, and grief, reflecting different chapters of the author’s life through artful verse. Within its pages, the reader is invited to explore the depths of sorrow while encountering elements of fantasy and mythology. The book offers stoic wisdom, guiding individuals towards personal growth and resilience in the face of adversity. Its powerful message urges readers not to succumb to overwhelming grief but to embrace suffering, learn from it, and emerge stronger.
The poetry collection provides solace to those who have experienced hardships such as estrangement, betrayal, and the painful loss of loved ones, particularly in the wake of the recent Covid outbreak. Its verses serve as a guiding light, helping readers overcome pain and find a renewed sense of purpose. While navigating the labyrinth of grief, the book imparts invaluable insights on managing sorrow, discovering meaning, and embracing life’s purposeful journey. Ultimately, it stands as a beacon of inspiration, encouraging readers to persevere, strive, and discover hope even in the darkest moments.
In 2023, Tushar achieved multiple world records with his poem “Rhapsody Of Twilight,” earning him a place in both the prestigious Inkzoid Book of Records and the Glorious Book of Records. His significant contributions to contemporary literature were recognized with the esteemed “Maharishi Valmiki Bhartiya Gaurav Samman 2023,” highlighting his impact in the realm of philosophical poetry. Tushar’s literary and intellectual accomplishments garnered further acclaim, with honors including the “Tagore Ratna Samman 2023,” “Ishwar Chand Vidya Sagar Iconic Indian Achievers Award,” and “Nazrul Sahitya Samman Laureate Award” from PWP. His notable achievements also encompassed the “National Appreciation Award” in the literature category, alongside titles such as “The Best Poet” and “Poet of the Year” awarded by Drop of Change Publications. Tushar’s exceptional poem “Conquering of Self” secured the “Wandering Minds Best Philosophical Poetry Award,” while his contributions to Instant Publications’ “Mysterious Fantasy” anthology earned him the recognition as one of the “Outstanding Poets.” Additionally, his poem “Birds of Misfortune,” featured in Evincepub’s bilingual anthology “Anokhe Alfaz,” received the esteemed “Most Soulful Poetry Award.” Tushar’s unique fusion of philosophy and poetry earned him the title of “Breakout Poet 2023” from the Inkzoid Foundation. His literary works have gained international acclaim, resulting in his honour with the “Hope International Achievement Award” and the distinguished “William Shakespeare International Award.” Tushar’s poetry has graced the pages of numerous newspapers and digital media platforms, solidifying his status as a revered literary figure.
Beyond his literary pursuits, Tushar Kiran Moodgal demonstrates a keen interest in philosophy, history, and the study of political behavior and its impact on culture. He pursued a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations, while also dedicating himself to Japanese language studies at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
Before his ascent in the literary world, Tushar showcased his versatility as a sports journalist, contributing to independent media outlets such as Vrinsidesports, Game Has Just Begun, and Bleedsport. Moreover, he proudly serves as the club secretary for the Delhi chapter of the Chelsea India Supporters Club, a testament to his unwavering dedication to the sport and his favorite team, Chelsea F.C.
Tushar regularly shares introspective poetic reflections on his Instagram account, @cryptic_dissonance, inviting readers and poetry enthusiasts into the depths of his creative mind. Through his thought-provoking verses, he continues to inspire, engage, and ignite conversations on life, philosophy, and the human experience.
As Tushar Kiran Moodgal’s literary journey unfolds, readers and admirers eagerly anticipate the next chapters in his poetic odyssey. With his exceptional talent, remarkable accolades, and unyielding dedication to the craft, he is set to leave an indelible mark on the world of literature and poetry.