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DetailsNobody here wants to just make money we all want to be famous!'Lokhandwala in Mumbai's suburbs may be the only place where have to give an audition to get a room on rent. Every day in India, thousands of starry-eyed aspiring actors move to Mumbai with one thing in common: a dream - of fame, fortune and eternal glory.Living the Dream: The Life of the 'Bollywood' Actor explores in pictures the lives of those who try to make it in the world's largest film industry. Present here are newcomers waiting for the big break - Jaan, Gabbar Singh, Geetika Tyagi, Varun Thakur and Kanan Chakor - and megastars like Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.In all, more than a hundred photographs and interviews of people from every branch of Bollywood speak frankly, often heart-wrenchingly, of a struggle where their pride and ego are on the line every day.As Karan Johar puts it in the Foreword, what this book captures is something we have never seen before from our actors. As reward?A place in the hearts of millions as this poignant incident reveals: A fan once approached Dharmendra at an airport in New York. All he could say was 'Dharmendra' with tears in his eyes - and then was left speechless."ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mark Bennington was a classically trained working actor for ten years before picking up the camera in 2004. He has since become an award-winning portrait photographer, whose work has been seen in The Atlantic, Forbes, Platform, Worth, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal India and The Times of India, and exhibited in galleries around the world. Mark was also an adjunct professor of photography with the S.I. Newhouse School of Media and Communications at Syracuse University and returned to his acting roots in 2015 to co-star in Dibakar Banerjee's film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, playing the role of Deputy Commissioner Wilkie. Mark lives with his wife Taapsi, a cultural anthropologist, in New York City.
SKU Code PRK B 3224 Weight in Kg 0.2200 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789351777533 Author Name Mark Bennington. Foreword by Karan Johar. Afterword by Shanoo Sharma. Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS