Ms. Vibha Sangita Krishnakumar, a first year IMSc (Biology) student at the University of Hyderabad (UoH); also, a performing Carnatic Vocalist and passionate writer has won the 2024 AutHer Award for the Best Manuscript.

Vibha’s manuscript “Kausalya – The Queen of Hearts”, a mythological fiction on the Queen of Ayodhya (as in the Ramayana) was chosen as the Best Manuscript for 2024 AutHer Award, which is presented by JK Paper in association with the Times of India. This award celebrates excellence in writing by women authors.

It is indeed a momentous occasion as Vibha received the award from Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore at the 5th AutHer awards ceremony held at New Delhi on March 17, 2024. Her manuscript is published as a book by Readomania publishing house.

The University of Hyderabad congratulates Vibha Sangita Krishnakumar on this achievement.