Rupa & Co
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Fresh out of college, Prashant Padmanabhan is rich, confident, and certain of his filmmaking talents, as he gets ready to make a movie about his hero, a cricketer whose career crashed in controversy.
Elsewhere, in a grimy apartment in another part of Delhi, his former classmate Vaibhav struggles to cope with the burdens of adult existence. Beset by self-doubt and loneliness, unsure of his place in the world, he searches desperately for the path of least resistance.
But in agreeing to help with Prashant's movie, Vaibhav finds that he has stepped into danger. As the boys delve into the life of a man who was never shy of making enemies, they come face-to-face with their own vulnerability.
A tragedy, a murder mystery, and a coming-of-age tale, Show Me a Hero is the layered story of innocent youth finding the courage to fight.
An engrossing murder mystery with several twists and turns
An insider's perspective into the world of cricket
The story of young professionals trying to find their way in the world
Provides a glimpse into the lives of youngsters in Delhi
About the Author
Aditya Sudarshan is the author of a novel, A Nice Quiet Holiday (Westland Books, 2009), a play, Sensible People, and several short stories and television scripts. He also writes literary criticism for The Hindu Literary Review and other publications.