In a delightful twist to her already illustrious career, Prajakta Koli, popularly known as MostlySane, has announced her venture into the world of novels. On her 30th birthday on the 27th of June, 2023, Prajakta uploaded a weekly #RealTalkTuesday video on her YouTube channel, making this exciting announcement. The video is titled ‘I Am Writing A Romance Novel’ and let us tell you, we couldn’t stop jumping in excitement for seven minutes straight. The Dum Dum Army will understand our feelings. Well, happy belated birthday to Prajakta, and a very very happy day to all of us who are dying to read this book! This book will mark her writing debut in the exciting world of Romance Fiction.
Prajakta is a versatile creator. She has not only has amassed a massive following online with her relatable content, but has explored a wide range of creative endeavors — starring in Netflix’s Mismatched, acing the big screen with Jugjugg Jeeyo, releasing her own short film, Khayali Pulao, releasing her own song, Shameless. Prajakta’s journey from an aspiring Radio Jockey to a celebrated entertainer is a testament to her resilience and unwavering determination to pursue her passions, and now, she’s taking her talents to the literary realm, ready to dazzle us with her storytelling prowess.
Why Specifically A Novel?
In her announcement video, Prajakta shared that the inspiration to write her own novel struck her earlier this year, in 2023. Amidst the lockdown, her creative mind brimmed with diverse concepts, perfectly adaptable for web series, episodic content, and cinematic endeavors. Among these ideas, one held a deeply personal significance. In April 2023, she embarked on the writing process, initially envisioning it as a concept note for a potential series pitch to OTT platforms. However, it swiftly evolved into 25 pages of a book, marking the special beginning of the destined novel it was meant to be.
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What’s The Title Of The Novel?
Drum roll, please. It is called: Too Good To Be True! 🥳
In her latest YouTube video, Prajakta also revealed the genre of her upcoming novel. ‘Too Good To Be True’ is a fictional romance novel. This choice perfectly aligns with her love for romance novels that we have witnessed this year. By the way, if you’re seeking new romance reads, Prajakta’s book recommendations are an excellent starting point. Will talk more about that in a bit. Now, speaking of her upcoming book, titled ‘Too Good To Be True,’ – all we know is that it is the love story of Aman and Avni. Unfortunately, Prajakta couldn’t divulge more details about the plot just yet. Rest assured, if any hints surface, we’ll keep you updated!
Despite initial doubts about completing the novel, Prajakta is now nearing the completion of its first draft. Interestingly, she decided to unveil this exciting news on her birthday, making it a truly special occasion. Reflecting on her experience as an author, she admits that writing the book has been one of the most daunting and challenging endeavors she has ever undertaken. Prajakta expresses heartfelt gratitude to those who have supported her and provided honest, critical, and constructive feedback to ensure the book’s resounding success.
When Does The Book Release?
The burning question you’ve been dying to ask! Prajakta, in her video announcement, teases that more details about her book’s release will be revealed in the upcoming weeks or months. In the meantime, she warmly urges her fans to stay supportive and shower the upcoming book with love and well wishes.
Prajakta’s Love Affair With Romance Novels
In a #RealTalkTuesday video that was released in March 2023, Prajakta Koli discussed her new love for romantic novels. She shared her thoughts on several books she has read, ranging from light romances to more intense and spicy stories. She also expressed her personal preference for engaging and visual romances, providing recommendations for those looking to start reading romance novels. Here are some of Prajakta’s favorite novels to start your reading journey:
- Set On You | By Amy Lea
When a fitness influencer clashes with her gym nemesis, their rivalry takes an unexpected turn at a family engagement party, leading to a romance that faces a viral test of strength against relentless internet trolls in Amy Lea’s sizzling debut romantic comedy.
- The Hating Game | By Sally Thorne
Lucy and Joshua, executive assistants with a deep-rooted hatred for each other, confront their intense rivalry as they compete for a promotion. However, amidst their game of passive aggression, they begin to question if there might be something more between them, blurring the line between love and hate.
- Spanish Love Deception | By Elena Armas
Desperate to maintain her lie about having an American boyfriend at her sister’s wedding, Catalina enlists the help of her obnoxious coworker, Aaron. As the wedding approaches, Catalina discovers that Aaron may not be as terrible as she initially thought, sparking unexpected feelings in this charming romantic tale.
- The Love Hypothesis | By Ali Hazelwood
When Olive Smith, a Ph.D. candidate, needs to prove she’s in a relationship, she kisses the arrogant Adam Carlsen. Surprisingly, Adam agrees to be her fake boyfriend, leading to unexpected support and a romantic connection that challenges Olive’s beliefs in this heartwarming tale of love and self-discovery.
Another Big Win For MostlySane
Prajakta Koli’s foray into rom-com fiction writing marks yet another milestone in her remarkable career, solidifying her status as a versatile creative and entertainer. Her ability to seamlessly transition across various platforms, from YouTube to the big screen, while maintaining her unique brand of humor and relatability, is a testament to her talent and adaptability.
As we eagerly await the release of her upcoming book, it is evident that Prajakta’s knack for storytelling will undoubtedly make her rom-com fiction an entertaining read. Prajakta Koli’s unwavering dedication to her craft serves as an inspiration to aspiring creators, reminding us all to embrace our passions and seize the opportunities that lie ahead, for it is in those moments that destiny reveals its extraordinary plans.