Manasi was born as the second child to her parents on July 18, 1969 in Ranchi. She lived with her parents in Uttarpara, Hooghly, West Bengal, where she completed her schooling. She holds a master degree in botany from Calcutta University. Besides academics, her other interests include singing, fashion designing and painting. She is a broad-minded person. Wars that happened all over the world inspired her to write this book in order to create awareness among people about the bad effects of war, and also make them realize the importance of fighters and support the fighters by being a friend, and not an intruder.