About The Book
The year is 1971Tension is brewing between India and PakistanOne secret could change the course of history . . .It s now up to herWhen a young college-going Kashmiri girl, Sehmat, gets to know herdying father s last wish, she can do little but surrender to his passion andpatriotism and follow the path he has so painstakingly laid out. It is thebeginning of hertransformation from an ordinary girl into a deadly spy.She s then married off to the son of a well-connected Pakistani general,and her mission is to regularly pass information to the Indian intelligence.Something she does with extreme courage and bravado, till she stumbleson information that could destroy the naval might of her beloved country.Inspired from real events, Calling Sehmat . . . is an espionage thriller thatbrings to life the story of this unsung heroine of war.
About The Author
Harinder S. Sikka is currently the group director, strategic business, PiramalGroup. After graduating from Delhi University, he joined the Indian Navy.He was commissioned in January 1981 and took premature retirement in1993 as a Lieutenant Commander. He recently produced a film, NanakShah Fakir, which won acclaim at the Cannes, Toronto and Los Angelesinternational film festivals. The film won three national awards includingthe Nargis Dutt Award for best feature film on national integration. CallingSehmat is his second book and is being made into a film, Raazi, by MeghnaGulzar, scheduled for release in May 2018. Sikka lives in Delhi with his family.