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During his stint as film critic and media editor of the times of India, and filmfare editor, Khalid Mohamed would frequently interview Asha Parekh, queen of the marquee who had captured the public imagination right from the black - and - while movies to the colourful holiday - mood entertrainers.
Amar Vazalwar, the yesteryear’s famous cricketer of Nagpur has turned writer in presenting his autobiography, which fulfils reader’s curiosity about the title ‘Chakravyuh’. It is entertaining and at the same time depicts real life story. When he entered into the business, times were not conducive for new business ventures.
This true story of the 1950s murder scandal that rocked Italy portrays the Rome of romance, luxury, and glamour—as well as a city of carnal crimes, sex, drugs, corruption, and coverups On April 9, 1953, an attractive 21yearold woman went missing from her family home in Rome.
Sometime in the late summer of 1976, Sanjay Gandhi asked if I wanted to go flying with him… After first attempting to teach Karan Thapar to fly (not very successfully) Sanjay Gandhi took the controls and performed a series of aerobatics, not particularly dangerous but nonetheless thrilling. Once they were further away from Delhi, he became even more...
The book is the reveting memoir of Shahid Afridi, one of modern cricket's most controversial and accomlished practitioners. He sets the record atraight once and for all. A must-read not only for his legion of gans across the world but also for those interested in cricket and Pakistan's Future.
Glimpses of Changing Banking Scenario is not only an account of the life of a successful banker but also a record of the momentous changes in banking policies, practices and developments witnessed by the author during his career spanning over four decades.668~ began his career in banking in the Reserve Bank of India.
The Riveting saga of the Venus of the Indian screen studded with rare and Fascinating nuggets of information that throw new light not only on the life and times of Madhubala but also on the Golden Era of Hindi cinema and the dramatis personae involved
The most honest book to come out from Indian cricketer over the last four-five years but this much is certain in truth and in tenor it is most certainly the kind of book you wish every Indian cricketer would write. - ESPNcricinfo
If there's anyone who's been around, seen it all and lived life to the hilt, it has to be Khushwant Singh. India's most popular and prolific writer has, over the years, enlightened and outraged in equal measure, and enriched our lives with his humour, his honesty and his sharp insights and observations.
Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli in 1934 and grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. He lived in England in Jersey and London for four years, returning to India in 1955. He is the author of over a hundred novellas, short-story collections, non-fiction books and collections of poetry. Among them are The Room on the Roof, A Flight of Pigeons,...
In this autobiography, gandhi has recounted the period from his birth (1869) up to the year 1921. in the last chaper, he notes, my life from this point onward has been so public that there is hardly anything about it that people do not know.
There is no composition greater or more beautiful than life. Life is a song we compose throught our choices nad what we give. All these years, you've known me through my music. Now I Look Forward to you reading about who I am, and the story of where I am going'.
Fascinating vignettes about the men and woman who ruled Pakistan What did Muhammad Ali Jinnah say when he received a royal salute from the last British regiment about to leave Pakistan? Did Ayub Khan consider turning Pakistan into a monarchy? Why was Yahya Khan so confident that the 1970 elections would return a hung parliament?
Charriere's astonishing autobiography, Papillon, was published in France to instant acclaim in 1968, more than twenty years after his final escape. Since then, it has become a treasured classic -- the gripping, shocking, ultimately uplifting odyssey of an innocent man who would not be defeated.
A three-time winner of the FIFA Ballon d Or, Cristiano Ronaldo s status as a footballing superstar is unquestionable. His insatiable desire to succeed and to improve himself year after year has seen him rise to the very pinnacle of his sport and kept him there for nearly a decade now.
In the land of the Marathas, there was once a fearless young ruler called Shivaji. He was known for his bravery and effective war strategies. This young man went on to become Chhattrapati Shivaji Maharaj-one of India's greatest kings, and a thorn in the side of the mighty Mughal Empire. The Maratha Empire that he established changed the course of India's...
"Yesterday evening, I went off to sleep without getting undressed. When I woke up, Ammi was sweeping the floor, raising dust more than anything else. I brushed my teeth and sat down on the rug in front of our hut, where my father sleeps. That was when I saw the man in black.
From best-selling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews...
A story of a child soldier in Sri Lanka's bloody civil war. Two days before Christmas in 1987, at the age of 17, Niromi de Soyza found herself in an ambush as part of a small platoon of militant Tamil Tigers fighting government forces in the bloody civil war that was to engulf Sri Lanka for decades. With her was her lifelong friend, Ajanthi, also aged 17.
The word great is often bandied about, but great is somethig that is achieved over a long period of time. If you can do it as long as Sachin did, only then can you be considered great.
After growing up in a privileged and cosmopolitan Iraq during 1950`s and 1960`s, selma Masson is plunged into a world of despair and intrigue when she discovers firsthand the brutality of her country`s dictator.
He wrote a spiritual biography of Dr. N. R. Dhaneshwar after a few years. Due to its sincere approach and simple language, the book has been very popular amongst readers and has been reprinted several times.
Helen Adams Keller was an American writer, political activist and lecturer who was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. Her story, especially the story of how she learned to communicate through the assistance and teaching of Anne Sullivan, resulted in her rise to fame and soon became the flagship story for hope for all deafblind...
From gully cricket and junior teams to the Ranji and national squads, Virat has had more than his share of hurdles. But pressure is his middle name - and he has made performing under the toughest conditions an art with his fine strokes, his electric feet and his ginormous hunger for runs. That's why the dashing King Kohli - captain of Team India across...