8th February, Mumbai: Sridevi the actress who doesn’t need any introduction,whose acting and beauty has made the world blow their minds and hearts is no more between us but still the world remembers her with all the love and due respect,so for all her fans and also to pay a tribute to the late actress, debutant author Dhiraj Kumar is up with a biography on Sridevi’s life and has named the book ” Sridevi : The life of a legend”. This book will be published by Westland publishers.
This book will introduce the complete self of Sridevi to the readers. This book will be a complete portrait of the personality that this celebrity used to carry.
Sridevi’s husband and Filmmaker Boney Kapoor while talking about the book said, “Sridevi was a force of nature. She was the happiest when she shared her art on screen with her fans but she was also a fiercely private person. Dhiraj Kumar is someone she considered family. He is a researcher, writer and columnist. We are happy that he is writing a book that befits her extraordinary life.”
The Debutant author informed that this book will be released by this year only and later he paid his heartfelt thanks and gratitude by saying, “I am delighted that the venerable Westland Books will be publishing my debut book. My literary agent, Anish Chandy made this happen. I am thankful for the permission and support of Boney Kapoor and his family, Latha and Sanjay Ramaswamy, Suryakala, Maheshwari and Karthik, Reena and Sandeep Marwah.”
Later Sanghamitra Bishwas,the executive director of wetlands books replied to this by conveying her thoughts which went like “What attracted us to this book was the wealth of research behind it. Dhiraj Kumar’s friendship with Sridevi and her family enables him to offer a unique insight into the inner world of the very private star. This book will make readers rediscover an icon.”
Sridevi was a real legend in the film industry,she ruled the Bollywood industry with her fabulous acting during the 80’s and 90’s. She was a real gem,she worked in almost 300 films in different languages such as malayalam, kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi too. She has also been awarded with various awards such as Film fare awards, national film award and the fourth highest civilian award Padmashree too.
Let’s see how this book presents the iconic figure to the world.