Shweta Bachchan Nanda has turned a novelist after launching her clothing brand in the city of dreams. She will be launching her debut novel titled 'Paradise Towers' on her father, Amitabh Bachchan's, birthday 10th October. The novel would talk about the everyday lives of people in a Mumbai apartment. HarperCollins India is the publisher of the novel and the publishers said that it is a "quirky, intimate debut that explores the intertwined lives in the building - a forbidden romance, an elopement, the undercurrents of tension in corridor interactions and an explosive Diwali celebration" Being around writer and poet grandfather, Shweta always used to maintain a diary since her childhood days. Talking about her journey of writing, Shweta said,
"I grew up with my grandfather who was a poet and a writer. Writing and reading was always a very important part of our lives. I've been writing a diary ever since I was a little girl, and wrote stories that I never shared with anyone. Then, one day I just said, I am going to take this plunge. I started writing a column for a newspaper in Mumbai and it gave me a lot of confidence to go ahead and do this full time, and that's where 'Paradise Towers' comes from."The novel starts with Dinesh opening the door to the flat owned by the Kapoors, only to find Lata, whilst she carries a hot case with fresh and hot gaajar ka halwa. Mrs. Mody, the always curious lady clears the dust off her binoculars and see what the building's security guard is up to. Four biys open the door of an SUV owned by the Singhs, these boys are newcomers and outsiders. Mrs. Ranganekar, the oh-so-curious notices them coming. Everyone at the Paradise Towers has a story to share with the world or a story to hide from the world. The famous and renowned producer-director-actor, Karan Johar found the book "observant, moving, hilarious and exceptionally astute". He also adds, "Paradise Towers" is no slice of life", it's an entire loaf Shweta "builds" her debut novel with the ease of a literary veteran". Well, this did not come as a surprise to us knowing the fact that the new author comes from a family background of writers and poets.