Books

Kabir Bedi’s Autobiography Is A Defensive Corrective Against His Playboy Heartbreaker Image

His open marriage with Protima Bedi, his affair with Parveen Babi where he was blamed for her mental breakdown, his…

Rajinikanth’s Latest Biography Focuses Instead On His Political Ambitions And (Lack Of) Political Ideology

Vaasanthi, who was the editor of the Tamil edition of India Today, brings her political expertise to pen a biography…

9 Books To Catch Up On Before Their Screen Adaptation

To brace yourself from a flood of upcoming book-to-screen adaptations, here’s your go-to list of books to read in preparation

How Rajinikanth Got His Name While Filming K Balachander’s Apoorva Raagangal

An excerpt from Aleph Book Company’s latest Rajinikanth: A Life, authored by journalist Vaasanthi

The Strength Of Unfinished Is That It’s In Priyanka Chopra’s Voice

At one point, she writes: "I get to choose what I share and when I share it." Of course she…

Why Sonia Faleiro’s The Good Girls, Based On 2014 Badaun Killings, Deserves A Screen Adaptation

Based on the murder of two teenaged girls, Faleiro’s narrative non-fiction is a great candidate for screen adaptation given its…

Priyanka Chopra’s Memoir Unfinished Is Most Genuine And Heartfelt When It’s About Her ‘Superhero’ Parents

The book appears to be aimed at the actress's more newly-acquired international fan base

Guru Dutt: An Unfinished Story By Yasser Usman Is A Commercial Biography Which Makes Up For Depth In Pace

The 300 page biography doesn’t tell us anything new or novel about the filmmaker-actor, most well-known for his films Pyaasa…

Author Manu Joseph On Serious Men’s Long Journey To A Netflix Adaptation

'I was a close observer of the whole project and I realised everything about making a movie is a struggle,'…

Parveen Babi: A Life Book Review: The Last 100 Pages, Like The Last Chapter Of Babi’s Life, Will Wrench Your Gut

From her“sex-kitten”stardom to her schizophrenic outbursts, the biography published by Hachette starts off wide-eyed, and bloated, and ends with a…

FC Book Reco Of The Week: Mini Mathur

As part of our new series, we asked actors and creators about their favourite books and what they’re reading. This…

FC Book Reco Of The Week: Saloni Gaur

As part of our new series, we asked actors and creators about their favourite books and what they’re reading. This…