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A biography of Parveen Babi by journalist Karishma Upadhyay gently unravels a life less ordinary
Lifestyle

A biography of Parveen Babi by journalist Karishma Upadhyay gently unravels a life less ordinary

As Upadhyay tells the story of Parveen Babi, along the way emerges a picture of Bollywood in its flower-power era, and the misconceptions about mental health that prevented a vulnerable woman from receiving the care she needed.

Three Classic Films by Gulzar: New book serves as an initiation into filmmaker's universe, and his cinematic journey
Life

Three Classic Films by Gulzar: New book serves as an initiation into filmmaker's universe, and his cinematic journey

The recently released Three Classic Films by Gulzar (HarperCollins, 2019) manages to pick up three films — Aandhi, Angoor, and Ijaazat — which on their own might not be at the very top of any ‘best of Gulzar’ lists, but stand out as great singular examples of the legendary artist’s oeuvre and also encapsulate Gulzar’s cinema, in more ways than one.

Sanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood's Bad Boy chronicles a life stranger than fiction
Entertainment

Sanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood's Bad Boy chronicles a life stranger than fiction

The genius of this unauthorised biography of Sanjay Dutt lies in in its choice of subject: A headstrong young man born to parents who were the nation's darlings (Nargis and Sunil Dutt) and went tumbling down a hedonistic spiral, collecting (and discarding) lovers, addictions and dangerous acquaintances along the way

Hema Malini's life chronicled in new biography: On Dharmendra, and making of Sholay
Bollywood

Hema Malini's life chronicled in new biography: On Dharmendra, and making of Sholay

Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl is an inside look at the remarkable life of one of our greatest cinema icons