India, April 23 -- The lockdown last year and the current crisis has once again made everyone homebound, but author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap says it gave her more time to write.

"The lockdown situation has made me write more. I can also do a lot more reading. I also have a lot of work commitments but I can do a better job at reading. I am not one of those who can finish one book everyday or who reads five to six books a week. But when I am reading it is the most joyous time for me," shares Kashyap, who has penned books such as Cracking The Code: My Journey in Bollywood and The 12 Commandments of Being a Woman.

Talking about the relevance of World Book and Copyright Day, she says, "I have lived to write. I have been writing since I was a k...