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Books By Bollywood Celebrities That Give An Interesting Glimpse Of The Author In Them

Books By Bollywood Celebrities That Give An Interesting Glimpse Of The Author In Them


Ever thought about the magic that some of your favourite Bollywood personalities might create if they transitioned from screen to pen and paper? These books by Bollywood celebrities are here to put your curiosity to rest:

  1. And Then One Day by Naseeruddin Shah:

Naseeruddin Shah has shined brighter and brighter with every character that he played. In his memoir, the actor recounts his life experiences, from childhood to becoming a well-known artist, and the hurdles he encountered on this journey.

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Paperback: 336 pages

Available on Amazon 

  1. Dopehri by Pankaj Kapoor:
  • With diverse characters like that of a don in Maqbool, a common man in Office Office, and a shopkeeper in The Blue Umbrella, Pankaj Kapoor has proved his mettle as an actor on numerous occasions.
  • Dopehri, his first novel, is the story of Amma Bi, an elderly widow. She hears unknown footsteps at 3 PM in her deserted Haveli in Lucknow.

Publisher: Harper Perennial India

Hardcover: 100 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Maun Muskaan Ki Maar by Ashutosh Rana:
  • Often seen playing dark characters in movies, the very talented actor is also a great thinker. Maun Muskaan Ki Maar is his first creation as an author.
  • This book comprises 27 satirical stories set in the modern era. The actor has also penned down another book titled Ramrajya.

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan – Delhi

Paperback: 200 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Kuch Ishq Kiya Kuch Kaam Kiya by Piyush Mishra:
  • Leaving a mark as the narrator in Gangs of Wasseypur and the iconic portrayal of a storyteller in Tamasha, Piyush Mishra has chosen poetry as a mode of storytelling this time.
  • This book is not his only literary work. He has written a few more books, including Gagan Damama Bajyo, Mere Manch Ki Sargam, and Jab Shehar Hamara Sota Hai.

Publisher: Rajkamal Prakashan

Paperback: 147 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Mrs Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna:
  • Although Twinkle Khanna initially acted in a few Bollywood movies, she soon discovered that acting wasn’t her calling and left acting.
  • The former actress published her first non-fiction titled Mrs Funnybones in 2015, followed by The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad (2016) and Pyjamas Are Forgiving (2018).

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Paperback: 240 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Cracking The Code by Ayushmann Khurrana:
  • Critically and commercially acclaimed, Ayushmann Khurrana penned down his journey of becoming an actor and all the ups & downs he went through.
  • An actor known for his unique choice of stories has co-written his story with his beloved wife, Tahira Kashyap, and launched in 2015.

Publisher: Rupa Publications India

Paperback: 158 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Khullam Khulla by Rishi Kapoor:
  • From a teenager to a grandfather of two, Rishi Kapoor had played all sorts of characters, be it funny, dark, cranky, or happy-go-lucky.
  • In his autobiography, which Meena Iyer co-wrote, Rishi Ji is as blunt, honest, and candid as he was in person.

Publisher: HarperCollins

Paperback: 284 pages

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Available on Amazon and Flipkart

  1. Unfinished by Priyanka Chopra:
  • The Bollywood actor who went on to become a global star, Priyanka Chopra, is a name that needs no introduction.
  • Unfinished is her first book, a collection of her childhood experiences, teenage years in the USA, becoming Miss World, and becoming the big thing in Bollywood.

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Hardcover: 240 pages

Available on Amazon and Flipkart


  1. The Kiss of Life by Emraan Hashmi:
  • The Kiss of Life is a book on a phase of Emraan’s life when his 4-year old son Ayaan, was diagnosed with a kidney tumour. The book recollects his journey from being shattered at the news to feeling the ultimate relief when his son came out victorious in his fight against the illness.
  • Co-written by Bilal Siddiqui, the book also mentions his struggles and his journey to stardom.

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Paperback: 304 pages

Available on Amazon

Romancing with Life by Dev Anand, An Unsuitable Boy by Karan Johar, The Best Thing About You is You by Anupam Kher, Prem Naam Hai Mera by Prem Chopra, and many more books by Bollywood celebrities are available on Amazon, Flipkart, and several other bookstores! Any and almost all of these books are worth a pick for a fan and learner.

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