Biography

Syud Hossain's biography: A life less ordinary

An entire section of the book is dedicated to tracing the genesis of Indians in America, profiling some of the prominent names who mass-migrated to the country in the 20th century.

published on : 13th June 2021

Neena Gupta's autobiography 'Sach Kahun Toh' to release on June 14

From her time at National School of Drama to moving to Mumbai in the 80s and her single parenthood, the book will share Gupta's life story in the most "unapologetically honest" manner.

published on : 21st May 2021

INTERVIEW| It's not over, I am still young: Kabir Bedi on autobiography 'Stories I Must Tell'

Kabir Bedi on The Beatles, asking John Lennon whether he took LSD, Promita’s streaking episode, marrying in haste and for the wrong reasons, and lessons learnt

published on : 2nd May 2021

Orissa High Court dismisses petition challenging ban on Sri Aurobindo biography

The petition filed by Peter Heehs in the Orissa HC challenging the ban imposed by the State government on the book has been finally dismissed after nine years.

published on : 25th April 2021

Dalai Lama biography: The story of a simple monk

Sixty years down the road, comes this biography of the Dalai Lama. It is as authentic and intimate as one can possibly desire.

published on : 25th April 2021

'Goldie: The Man and his Movies' book review| Golden trailblazer

A brilliant filmmaker, Vijay Anand constantly battled the attention that his elder brother and mentor, Dev Anand, attracted.

published on : 28th March 2021

I write things down so I can forget them: Matthew McConaughey shares details about autobiography

McConaughey called his autobiography "an approach book" and "not an advice book", because nobody likes to be told what to do, especially the actor.

published on : 14th March 2021

Kabir Bedi to pen down autobiography in 'Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Journey of an Actor'

This is the story of a middle-class boy from Delhi who met with extraordinary successes as well as heart-wrenching setbacks and a man who holds nothing back, in love or in storytelling.

published on : 21st February 2021

Was advised 'a boob job': Priyanka Chopra recalls in autobiography 'Unfinished'

Priyanka shared that the first person she met suggested that she should fix her 'proportions', and her then-manager agreed with the idea.

published on : 10th February 2021

Mariah Carey's sister sues her over 'public humiliation' in autobiography

The chapter mostly explores Mariah allegedly being exposed to drugs or older men because of her older sister, when she was twelve and Alison was twenty, along with a physically debilitating encounter.

published on : 3rd February 2021

'Unscripted': Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra pens book on his life, role of cinema

Publishers Penguin said the book provides a 'glimpse into the mind, method and madness of one of contemporary Hindi cinema's best filmmakers'.

published on : 11th January 2021

Modi quick learner of foreign policy nuances: Pranab Mukherjee in last book

“I personally feel that PM Modi’s stopover in Lahore was unnecessary and uncalled for, given the conditions that prevailed in India-Pakistan relations,” he wrote.

published on : 7th January 2021

Yoga apart, why come to India: Lord Meghnad Desai at Dakshin Litfest

Lord Meghnad Desai spoke virtually at DakLF and discussed politics, why the BJP keeps winning, where things stand with the farmers and his tryst with Marx

published on : 23rd December 2020

Sloppy Sonia and autocratic Modi in Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography

Pranab, who wrapped up work on the memoir days before his passed away on August 31, feels “the party’s leadership lost political focus after my elevation as President.

published on : 12th December 2020

Punathil Kunjabdulla biography: Love lost in Aligarh and unknown facets of master storyteller

Three years after his death, Punathil's biography is getting ready for publishing in Vadakara, near his native place Karakkad where he practised medicine for long.

published on : 14th November 2020
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