Diptakirti Chaudhuri is a salesman by day and writer by night. This is his third book, and the second on Hindi cinema. He is currently working on a biography of India's most explosive screenwriters, Salim-Javed. He lives in Gurgaon with his wife, a son and a daughter. They don't share his obsessive love for the movies. Yet.
In how many Hindi films has the hero beenafflicted by the Big C (cancer)? Who played adouble role in Sholay? Which early Dev Anandmovie had the song 'Usne phenka leg break to mainemara chhakka?' From Geet Gaata Chal (songs thatbecame movies) to Nishabd (ten silent scenes ofAmitabh Bachchan), every page in this bumperbook is going to engross and entertain you. A copy of Bollybook belongs on your table, right next to your DVD remote.