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Sanjay Gupta

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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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A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens - Jan 24, 2019 (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
Dec 14, 2020
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 - Sep 19, 2020
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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
Oct 17, 2020
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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A History of Desire in India
Madhavi Menon - May 10, 2018
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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
Jul 10, 2020
A very interesting take on how DESIRE has no form or shape. Sharing an excerpt from this wonderful book I’m currently reading.      source
The Parcel
Anosh Irani - Aug 01, 2017 (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
Mar 04, 2018
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
Moving to Goa
Katharina Kakar - Dec 03, 2013
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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
Mar 03, 2018
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