Author, chef, TV host, and poet Maria Goretti’s book titled “To The Moon & Back” was launched at Olive Restaurant & Bar, with the event hosted by Cyrus Sahukar. The book launch was attended by numerous prominent personalities from the entertainment and literary worlds, making it a memorable occasion.
- Ajay Mago of Om Books had the honor of launching the book, and it was a special moment as Maria Goretti’s parents Joanna and Cashmiro Fernandes, uncle Damien Fernandes, and aunt Leela Khan were present to do the honors.
- Arshad Warsi, a well-known actor, was also part of the launch event.
- Other notable attendees included Cyrus Sahukar, Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Zeke Zidaan Warsi, Zene Zoe Warsi, Mansi Scott, Faye D’Souza, Naina Singh, Sayani Gupta, AD Singh, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Harshavardhan Rane, SMM Ausaja, Terence Lewis, Sandhya Mridul, Coleen Khan, Radhika Sawhney, Kunika Singh, Amit Ashar, Yudhishtir Urs, Aarti Randive, Dhruva Sawhney, Ramona Arena, Zena and Karan Vaidya, Gia Chaturvedi, Dr Anusha Srinivasan Iyer, and many others.
- Cyrus Sahukar played the role of the host and added humor and liveliness to the event.
- Ajay Mago delivered the introductory speech, setting the stage for the book’s launch.
- Maria Goretti’s poems from the book were beautifully recited by Sandhya Mridul, Faye D’Souza, and Zeke Zidaan Warsi, adding a poetic touch to the evening.
- The event featured melodious entertainment provided by Zene Zoe Warsi, Gia Chaturvedi, and Dhruva Sawhney.
Maria Goretti’s book, “To The Moon & Back,” is a collection of 40 poems that offer readers a glimpse into her creative, wild, untamed, and whimsical personality. These poems explore a wide range of emotions and experiences, including love, loss, memories, friendships, nature, nostalgia, regrets, and more. The book is a collector’s delight and a reflection of Maria’s poetic talent.
The event was not only a book launch but also a celebration of art and literature, with attendees from various creative fields coming together to support Maria Goretti’s literary journey. Maria personally expressed her gratitude to each individual who contributed to the event’s success, showcasing her humility and the key to her success in various endeavors.