8 February 2017

Today in Photo


Trip to Bombay for Bombay-ey things and I thought I'd get myself in the Bollywood mood by reading the two most recent star autobiographies (Karan Johar and Rishi Kapoor). An Unsuitable Boy is the least self aware memoir I've ever read, illustrating all that is wrong with Bollywood ("my dad was so sad that his rakhee sisters didn't give me the award") ("so hurt that Kareena asked for more money, how dare she") ("why should I make movies about poor people? Don't rich people have problems too?") and yet, and yet, if you read it straight through it'll teach you more about the ins and outs of the Indian film industry than anything else, I think, just by examining a privileged person. Also hugely entertaining even while you're rolling your eyes. #150in2017 #bookstagram #nowreading #mrmbookclub

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