Emraan Hashmi is a popular Bollywood actor. He shot to fame with his first runaway hit, Murder, and there was no looking back after that.
In 2014, Emraan and his wife Parveen were tested like never before. Their four-year-old son Ayaan was diagnosed with cancer. Through this book, Emraan recounts his rise to stardom, his son's ailment, his transformation as a human being and everything in between.
Bilal Siddiqi's first book The Bard of Blood is a fictional thriller set in Balochistan. He is mainly interested in writing novels and screenplays, but the topic of this book struck a chord with him and made him want to write it. Bilal currently works at Red Chillies Entertainment. He is twenty-one years of age and stays in Mumbai.
How do you deal with the most difficult moments in your life?
Every experience that we go through changes us and helps us grow. As we learn to laugh and cry, win and lose, share and care, the meaning of life and true happiness unfolds before us. Known for his bold forays into Bollywood, Emraan Hashmi walks us through his memories that have shaped him-from a confused teenager who dabbled in a variety of things to finding his calling to the suave, smart and unorthodox actor he has become today. At the heart of his story lies the most important and transformative experience of his life-the period when his son, Ayyan, was battling with cancer. It reveals the man behind the limitless charm of Emraan Hashmi and how he dealt with his son's illness. Honest, personal, bold and heart-warming, The Kiss of Life is about an actor and a father's trials and triumphs.