Mehrzaad Mogrelia is an upcoming author who debuted as an author in the year 2020 with his book- ‘A Quest called Life’ which is an anthology of poems that focuses on various aspects, events and people that shape the course of our life. It was released amid the ongoing pandemic to give people a positive outlook towards life. Ever since, the book has performed extremely well and has been conferred several national and international awards and nominations.
Besides being an upcoming author, he has also excelled in the field of academics (receiving the Vice-Chancellor’s International scholarship to study at the University of Sydney, award received from the Rotary Club of Bombay Queen City for excellent performance at the HSC Level), sports (received a gold and bronze medal at the All Parsee Swimming Competition held in 2011), cultural activities (represented Australia at the Asia-Pacific Quizzing Championship and secured a silver medal in the individual championship category along with a gold medal for the highest score in the science category. secured the first (in 2012) and third (in 2010) position at the Kuoni Academy Intercollegiate Travel Quiz, secured the first place in the all-Mumbai quiz organized by Rotaract Mumbai in 2014, secured the first place in the all-Mumbai Drama competition organized by Rotaract Mumbai).
Above all, he has been an active member of the Rotaract Movement (the youth wing of the Rotary Movement globally) that aims to solve ongoing social issues and fosters important skills like leadership communication, corporate etiquette, etc.
During his Rotaract tenure, he has won several awards like Best Director- Training, Revival and Sustenance and Best Project- Training, Revival and Sustenance in 2014, Best Team- Team Secretariat in 2017.
List of Awards and Recognition:
· Literary Titan Gold Award for Literary Excellence presented by Literary Titan Publishing House, U.S.A.
· Star Icon Award 2021 for Literary Excellence presented by Suman Art Theatre, Hyderabad
· Sahityakosh Sanman Award 2021 for Literary Excellence presented by Nex8 Official
· Litfest 2020 Nominee for Literary Excellence presented by Nex8 Official
· Best Debut Author awarded by Artistic Pen Promotions, New Delhi
· Indian Prime Icon Award 2021 (Jury Recommendation) for Literary Excellence awarded by FoxClues India
· International Brilliance Award 2021 nomination in the Emerging Author of the Year category
· Exemplary Youth Awards 2021 Nomination for Literary Excellence presented by Stellar Awards
· International Achievers Award 2021 Nomination for Literary Excellence
· Secured 1st position across India in the Creative Writing Contest organized by Ennobler Coaches
· Awarded Bhartiya Youth face of the year 2021 under the writer category
· Awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney in 2017
· Rotary Club of Bombay Queen City presented an award for Academic Excellence at the HSC level in 2011
· Awarded gold medal at the All-Parsee Aquatic Competition organized by FOZAWAC across India in the 4x25m Freestyle Relay- Men category in 2011
· Awarded bronze medal at the All-Parsee Aquatic Competition organized by FOZAWAC across India in the 50m Men’s Backstroke Category in 2011
IV. Cultural Activities:
· Awarded silver medal in the Individual Championship category and the Gold Medal for securing the highest score in Science Category at the Asia-Pacific Quizzing Championship held in Singapore in 2019, representing Australia.
· Awarded the first position in the All-Mumbai Quizzing Competition organized by Rotaract Mumbai in 2014
· Awarded the first position in the All-Mumbai Drama Competition organized by Rotaract Mumbai in 2014
· Awarded the first position in the Intercollegiate Travel Quiz Competition organized by Kuoni Academy in 2012
· Awarded the third position in the Intercollegiate Travel Quiz Competition organized by Kuoni Academy in 2010
V. Rotaract (Social Service):
· Awarded the Best Director- Training, Revival and Sustenance in 2014 by Rotaract Mumbai
· Awarded the Best Project (Position Swap)- Training, Revival and Sustenance in 2014 by Rotaract Mumbai
· Awarded the Best Team- Team Secretariat by Rotaract Mumbai in 2017
· Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International for excellence in social service