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Sanjay Gupta is an Indian filmmaker, producer and screenwriter working primarily in Bollywood industry. Gupta is mostly known for his films such as Aatish, Kaante, Kaabil, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Shootout at Wadala, Jazbaa and Zinda. He has frequently cast Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham in his movies.
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Blood, Sweat & Chrome
The Wild and True Story of Mad Max
Kyle Buchanan - 2022-02-22
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A full-speed-ahead oral history of the nearly two-decade making of the cultural phenomenon Mad Max: Fury Road—with more than 130 new interviews with key members of the cast and crew, including Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy, and director George Miller, from the pop culture reporter for The New York Times, Kyle Buchanan.It won six Oscars and has been ha...
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As I devour each page of this incredible book my respect for Director George Miller and his singular vision.      source
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A Drug Story
Valerio Bispuri - 2018-09-11
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This book is incredible and devastating.      source
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Better to Have Gone
Love, Death, and the Quest for Utopia
Akash Kapur - 2022-07-12 (first published in 2021)
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Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, New Statesman, Air Mail, and more A “haunting and elegant” (The Wall Street Journal) story about love, faith, the search for utopia—and the often devastating cost of idealism.It’s the late 1960s, and two lovers converge on an arid patch of earth in South India. John Walk...
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Fate happens to us, but we choose our pathways between its broad avenues. - Akash Kapur in his wonderful book BETTER TO HAVE GONE.      source
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A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens - 2019-01-24 (first published in 1859)
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks amongst the most famous works in the history of literary fiction. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading...
Sanjay Gupta
Lately I've been thinking a lot about the beginning of one of my favorite books: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." It is so prophetic on a day like today. (1/4)      source
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Gangster on the Run
The True Story of a Reformed Criminal
Puja Changoiwala - 2020-09-19
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He ran from a life of drugs and bullets. Now, he runs to shatter records. Rahul Jadhav took the name Bhiku after a character from the 1998 cult classic Satya a gangster who was everything Rahul once wanted to be. He captured his dons attention after gaining notoriety as a tech-literate criminal, running his extortion ring over Skype. Soon, he found...
Sanjay Gupta
GANGSTER ON THE RUN is another fantastic book by Puja Changoiwala who had earlier written the riveting THE FRONT PAGE MURDERS. This one too is a stunning true story superbly researched and incredibly paced. Well done @cpuja      source
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Infinite Variety
A History of Desire in India
Madhavi Menon - 2018-05-10
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‘Elegant, lucid and funny, this book will appeal to as many readers as there are desires.’—Shohini Ghosh‘The history of desire in India,’ writes Madhavi Menon in this splendid book, ‘reveals not purity but impurity as a way of life. Not one answer, but many. Not a single history, but multiple tales cutting across laws and boundaries.’ In Bhakti poe...
Sanjay Gupta
A very interesting take on how DESIRE has no form or shape. Sharing an excerpt from this wonderful book I’m currently reading.      source
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The Parcel
Anosh Irani - 2017-08-01 (first published in 2016)
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This powerful work about a transgender sex worker in the red-light district of Bombay who is given an unexpected task, is a gripping literary page-turner--difficult and moving, surprising and tender.The Parcel's astonishing heart, soul and unforgettable voice is Madhu--born a boy, but a eunuch by choice--who has spent most of her life in a close-kn...
Sanjay Gupta
THE PARCEL was my introduction to the very brilliant mind of Anosh Irani. It is also the darkest, edgiest and most disturbing book I have read by an Indian author. Definitely not for the faint hearted.      source
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Moving to Goa
Katharina Kakar - 2013-12-03
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About the Book: Moving to Goa Many people dream of escaping the stresses and strains of urban life and moving to Goa. Katharina Kakar and her husband, the psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir Kakar, followed their dream and boldly took that plunge-buying a charming old house in a tranquil south Goa village, where they hoped to find a whole new way of li...
Sanjay Gupta
Just finished reading this wonderful book about Goa on my holiday here. Must admit I now know Goa a lot better thanks to Katharina Kakar.      source