Tushar Kiran Moodgal is a name that has been making waves in the literary world recently. With his remarkable contributions to contemporary literature, particularly philosophical poetry, he has won numerous awards and accolades, making him one of the most promising young guns of modern poetry.
Born and raised in Shahdara, East Delhi, Tushar has been writing since his teenage days. His style of poetry has undergone a tremendous metamorphosis starting off with a lot of angst and verses of rebellion in teenage to writing about heartache, anxiety issues and depression in his college days with a very nihilistic approach. However, Tushar says that he recovered from that dark phase thanks to the teachings of the Geeta and Marcus Aurelius’s credo along with works of other stoic masters like Seneca, which is reflected in his recent poetry which is steeped in philosophy.
Tushar’s first poetry book “Lamentations” is scheduled to be released soon via Evincepub Publications. He has co-authored more than 25 poetry anthologies, showcasing his versatility and ability to collaborate with other writers. He cites William Wordsworth, John Keats, Edgar Albert Guest, and Edgar Allan Poe as his inspirations, amongst others, and credits his father for instilling in him a love for literature and the written word.
Tushar’s achievements in the literary world are truly remarkable. In 2023, he made multiple world records for his poem “Rhapsody Of Twilight” and made it to the Inkzoid Book of Records and the Glorious Book of Records. He was honoured with the prestigious “Maharishi Valmiki Bhartiya Gaurav Samman 2023” for his contribution to contemporary literature, particularly his philosophical poetry. He was also awarded the coveted “Tagore Ratna Samman 2023” and “Rabindranath Tagore Literary Award 2023”. His other accolades include “The Best Poet” award and the “Poet of the Year 2023” award for his contribution to the art form by Drop of Change Publications, and “Wandering Minds Best Philosophical Poetry Award” for the poem “Conquering of Self”. He was named as one of the “Outstanding Poets” for his work on “Mysterious Fantasy” anthology. His poem “Birds of Misfortune” published in Evincepub’s bilingual anthology “Anokhe Alfaz” received the “Most Soulful Poetry Award”. His poetry has been published in several newspapers and digital media.
Apart from being a prolific writer, Tushar also has a passion for Philosophy, History, and the study of political behavior in societies and its effects on culture, which led him to pursue a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations. He is also a diehard fan of the English football giants Chelsea F. C. and currently serves as the club secretary for the Delhi chapter of the Chelsea India Supporters Club. He has worked as a sports journalist for independent media platforms such as Vrinsidesports, Game Has Just Begun, and Bleedsport.
Tushar frequently shares his poetic musings and contemplations on his Instagram account @cryptic_dissonance. His ability to express complex philosophical ideas in a simple and relatable manner has won him fans from across the world.
Tushar’s contributions to contemporary literature, particularly philosophical poetry, have established him as the face of modern-day Philosophical Poetry. His ability to combine his love for literature, philosophy, and history has resulted in the works that are both insightful and thought-provoking. His works are sure to strike a chord with readers from different age groups and backgrounds, making him one of the most important voices in modern poetry.
In conclusion, Tushar Kiran Moodgal’s arrival on the literary stage has been nothing short of astonishing and how his poetry evolves is something that will be worth keeping an eye out for.