Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The King of Bollywood: SRK Biography

srk, shahrukh khanBollywood star SRK gets an honor by writing a book on him. Author Anupama Chopra has dedicated the book to this great human being of Hindi Cinema. This is a story about a middle class Muslim boy who came to this glamorous world of Mumbai from Delhi and broke up the insular and nepotistic world of Mumbai show business and originated as a sensational star. The book has a collection of SRK’s interviews received by direct sources and some of his exclusive photographs on his life achievements and events. It could be read in hindi also and other regional languages.

The author of “King of Bollywood” is the famous film critic and journalist for Indian Film Industry. She had been written various books on bollywood events and many articles for international publications like India Today, Variety and Sight & Sound, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and others.

The wife of Bollywood director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anupama has written on Bollywood stars since 1993. She has a great intensity to write about Indian Film Industry. Her first book was Sholey: The Making of a Classic published by Penguin-India in 2000. It won the prestigious National Award for the Best Book on Cinema. Last book was Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (“The Bravehearted Will Take the Bride”) published by the British Film Institute in 2002.

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