Akash Saigal, a starving painter, paints a large canvas hoping for a rich buyer. He finds a buyer and love in beautiful Zenobia, a rich art collector and painter. 'Color Me Rich' is about what the big money can do for a painter and the conflict between his past and present.
... And then Akash is charged with the murder of his rich wife!
Mohan Deep, the author famous for the bestselling trilogy of star biographies (Madhubala, Simply Scandalous: Meena Kumari and Eurekha!) shifted to fiction with 'The Five Foolish Virgins', has come up with another bestseller.
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Akash and Zanobia, two beautiful people from opposite side of the spectrum fall in love and get married. He is a wannabe painter; she is a spoilt rich brat. Is it really love or just money talking? With a name like color me rich, one would think it is all about the money but it is money and a lot more. There is the Suma, the friend, muse and ghazal singer. You have characters like Pran who is Akash friend and man Friday. Bollywood aunty, the kind-hearted lady who supports the artists all add ...
If ever there was a moment in the future that I had to go off because of boredom, off books too big to finish, I would rush back to Color Me Rich to rid myself of that feeling. Though it is an inappropriate comparison I could not help feeling that I was back to reading my favorite James Hadley Chases in my younger days. There was a hurried speed in the events. Extremely pacy, almost breathless the narration rarely stops to give the characters any lazy space. Either they do their bit or else t...
When Amir Khusro saw his Murshid Khwaza Nizammudin he sang in ecstasy: “BAL BAL J??N MAIN TORE RANG RAJV? APN? S? RANG DINH? RE MOSE NAIN? MIL?IKE” Similarly, ‘Color Me Rich’ by Mohan Deep coloured me rich by contents of its multi-hued story. I had written earlier in one of my posts that ‘Color Me Rich’ had uncanny resemblance to real life story of Chintan and Hema Upadaya. After reading the novel my belief is confirmed. You have only to reverse the real life character traits of Chitan and ...