Master Blaster's latest milestone: Sachin Tendulkar's 'Playing it my way' makes it to record books

Boria Majumdar was the co-author of Tendulkar's autobiography. It also holds the record in retail value terms having logged up Rs 13.51 crore with its cover price being Rs 899.

hidden, Feb, 19 2016

New Delhi: He might have bid adieu to cricket but Sachin Tendulkar continues to make records with the his autobiography 'Playing It My Way' entering the Limca Book of Records for being the best-selling adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories.

Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of his autobiography "Playing It My Way". AFP

Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of his autobiography "Playing It My Way". AFP

The book, published by Hachette India, was released on Nov 6, 2014 and has broken all records for an adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories with 1,50,289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions.

The book's orders, on day one, already saw it pulling ahead of both pre-order and lifetime sales of the world's top adult hardbacks Dan Brown's Inferno, Walter Issacson's Steve Jobs and JK Rowling's Casual Vacancy.

Boria Majumdar was the co-author of Tendulkar's autobiography. It also holds the record in retail value terms having logged up Rs 13.51 crore with its cover price being Rs 899.

PTI

Published Date: Feb 19, 2016 | Updated Date: Feb 19, 2016



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