Bhupi Sherchan, a revered poet and widely read figure in Nepal, was a man of intriguing complexities. While he passionately embraced communist ideals and championed social justice, he was unapologetically flamboyant and indulgent. This paradox fuelled the rumours and tales that overshadowed his literary contributions. In Bhupi: A Daughter’s Memoir, Kavita Sherchan reflects on her upbringing, plagued by conflicting narratives about her father, who passed away too early, leaving her with unanswered questions. Now, decades later, she embarks on a journey to unravel the enigma that was her father-a man tormented beneath a facade of rakish charm.
Drawing from her personal memories, conversations with family, friends and Sherchan’s acquaintances, as well as excerpts from his unpublished writings, Kavita weaves a captivating narrative, shedding light on the true essence of the complex man.
Bhupi: A Daughter’s Memoir offers an intimate portrayal of Bhupi Sherchan, an iconic figure whose profound influence transcends the mystifying persona surrounding him.
Bhupi A Daughters Memoir – Kavita Sherchan