Icons from Bollywood
Puffin Books, Feb 1, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 158 pages
Icons Brings You The Stories Of The Men And Women Who Have Changed The Face Of India As We Know It. By Their Achievements In Their Chosen Fields, They Have Provided Us With Inspiration And Encouragement. Each Of The Stories Is A Revelation Of How Talent, Determination And Individual Aspiration Can Make Heroes.
Did You Know
" Amitabh Bachchan Auditioned As A Newsreader On Air And Was Turned Down For Not Having A Good Voice
" R.D. Burman Was Nicknamed Pancham By Ashok Kumar Because He Kept Humming The Note Pa From The Sargam As A Kid
" Dilip Kumar Told His Father He Was An Actor Only After His Third Film
" Hema Malini Was Once Told She Was Not Glamorous Enough
" Raj Kapoor Was Slapped By His First Director!
Icons From Bollywood Brings Together Fascinating Anecdotes And Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Lives Of Fifteen Stars Who Have Created Magical Worlds For Us, Moved Us To Tears And Laughter, And Changed The World Of Hindi Films Forever. Funny, Heartbreaking And Always Inspiring, These Stories Are As Exciting As The Ones We Love Watching On Screen.
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