She is called the wonder girl. She has written seven books, including five novels in the arena of modern English literature (three national best sellers) and two anthologies of poetry in Hindi & English respectively. But she had tasted her failures more than 16 times before she signed her debut national best seller fiction TILL WE MEET AGAIN. Now she’s the Youth Icon at the tender age of 22.
Country’s youngest Bi-lingual Poet/Author/Columnist/Motivational speaker Leema Dhar(born 22nd Dec.1993, Allahabad), currently pursuing her Final Year Post-Graduation in English Literature from Allahabad University, left her AIEEE (2011) for her creative passion.
She has been honoured in 28th IACS International Conference of Indo-Canadian authors in 2015.
YOUTH ACTION, National youth news magazine by Universal Solidarity Mission, made her cover girl and cover story in its inaugural issue March 2015 and presented her as the youth icon of India.
She is the recipient of Women Achiever Award (2013) by Amar Ujala-Rupayan with the prize money of Rs.50, 000/- and Bioved Women Achiever Award (2014).
She became the “News Maker of 2012” & 2015 by Hindustan (Hindi Daily).
Popular National TV Channel ZEE TV (Zindagi) honoured her 24th February 2015.
She was invited as one of the distinguished judges in Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (April 2014) and the Key Note Speaker in November, 2014.
At a tender age All India Radio gave her the title of the ‘Youth Icon’ (2013).
She was chosen as the Celebrity of the year (Bade Dilwale) in popular Radio RED FM 93.5.
She was nominated thrice consecutively for “HINDUSTAN TIMES WOMEN ACHIEVER AWARD” 2011, 2012 & 2013.
She was honoured by Mr. Akhilesh Yadav, Hon’ble Chief Minister U.P in 2012.
LIONS’ CLUB Allahabad, honoured her in a special programme in 2011 by its All India President.
English Daily HINDUSTAN TIMES selected her as the city-pride.
Inner Wheel Club honoured her as the “Youngest achiever” in 2011.
TIMES OF INDIA, HINDUSTAN TIMES, PIONEER, AMAR UJALA, DAINIK JAGRAN. HINDUSTAN, ABP NEWS, ZEE NEWS, NEWS NATION, ETV NEWS, STAR TV & SAHARA (National), APN NEWS, SAMACHAR PLUS, K TV etc. print media, news channel, All India Radio, BIG FM 92.7 and 93.5 RED FM gave her exclusive coverage on her success.
She writes columns for HINDUSTAN, DAINIK JAGRAN and other newspapers/magazines. HINDUSTAN picked her as the Brand Ambassador of Allahabad for the General Elections 2014. She was given an exclusive coverage by THE TIMES OF INDIA, in its anniversary issue, July 2014.
WHAT MEDIA SAY ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
“Her flawless prose, plot selection and the art of storytelling made her book a hot seller…”
“The young writer has already become very popular” - Times of India
“Her extra-ordinary works brought her laurels along with the coveted Women Achiever award”— PIONEER
“Her experiments with different genres make her special as compared to the others in this field...”- HindustanTimes
“She is a Youth Icon at this tender age‟: All India Radio
“साहित्य रचना की खूबसूरत बगिया सजानेवाली माली ‘लीमा’’- दैनिक जागरण
“युवा लेखिका लीमा धर ने फिर एक और कीर्तिमान अपने नाम किया है”- अमर उजाला
“20 वर्षीय लीमा धर ने डेढ़ साल में चार उपन्यास लिखकर नया कीर्तिमान बनाया है”— हिंदुस्तान