Lights! Camera! Trivia!
What was the name of the film they were shooting in Rangeela? What was the Amul hoarding when Shahenshah released? Who has the longestwinning streak in Filmfare awards? Did Johnny Walker get his name from the whiskey or was it the other way round? Who will star in Bajirao Mastani when it finally gets made?
If Bollywood questions keep you awake at nights, this is the book you want to read. Packed with 50 lists and 500+ entries, it is a multiplex of pointless Bollywood gyaan. Separated in eight logicless sections and with out a contents page (or index), it is a book for dipping into and zipping through.
Remember your favourite Bollywood film fast, actionpacked, mad, packed with colourful characters and a little bit of everything? Well, they made this book out of it.
About the Author
Diptakirti Chaudhuri has been a salesman for more than twelve years now having sold soaps, soft drinks, oils and newspapers all over India.
His obsessive love for movies is a hereditary disease, which was nurtured during his engineering and MBA college days. When not watching or reading about mov ies, he writes about them on his blog, Calcutta Chro mosome (http://diptakirti.blogspot.com) or discusses them on Twitter (@diptakirti).
He has published a book for children on the 2011 cricket World Cup. This is his second book.
He lives in Gurgaon with his wife, a son and a daughter. None of them shares his obsessive love for the movies. Yet.