OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL (2012)
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"India’s Most Honest Authorised Biography on the Most Controversial Actor of Hindi Cinema & Indian Politics Do not attempt to change him. Of the 1.25 crore people of India, he stands out as unique” – Amitabh Bachchan, superstar, Hindi cinema
“A person who joined the Jan Sangh or the BJP when it was in the Opposition, had to be gutsy. Shatrughan is” – LK Advani, Senior Leader, BJP Columnist, critic and author Bharathi S Pradhan has written both fiction and non-fiction. Mr Bidi – the life story of an industrialist; Heartfelt: The inspirational story of Medha Jalota; Colas, Cars & Communal Harmony on secularism and Valentine Lover, an adult novel, are some of her well-received books.
She scripted a documentary on Mughal-e-Azam and ideated for Balaji Telefilms. She has been Chairperson, National Awards (for best writing on cinema), and has been on the jury of diverse awards committees. She was also on the jury of the Indian Panorama of IFFI 2015.
Bharathi has edited a variety of magazines and contributed to several publications that include Reader’s Digest, Mid-day, Savvy, Femina and Movie. She continues to be a Sunday columnist with The Telegraph.
She lives in Mumbai with Sanjaya, her Chartered Accountant husband and Siddhesh, her son who is currently studying Law.
The authorised biography of Shatrughan Sinha
- 7 years, 37 interviews and over 200 hours of taped conversations
- Photographs from the Sinha family’s private archives Worldwide readership/market
Cinema buffs, directors, actors, film historians, artists, teachers and students of film studies, special-edition collectors, politicians, libraries, museums, cultural and educational institutions, general-trade readers.