Basu’s book has some gems of good writing and insights into Bollywood’s murky world of auditions, casting couches and debauchery. Basu does make a valiant effort to write a serious, first-hand account of the perils of navigating the ‘labyrinthine lanes of Mumbai and Bollywood’. She succeeds in some parts of the book; in other parts, she fails.
Oswald Pereira, a veteran journalist, is the author of eight books, including The Newsroom Mafia, Crime Patrol: The Most Thrilling Stories, Chaddi Buddies, Revenge of the Naked Princess, The Krishna-Christ Connexion, How to Create Miracles in Our Daily Life, Army Girl Steals Civilian's Heart and Golmaal In Goa. He is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda and practises Kriya Yoga.
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