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Biography of India’s youngest Basketball captain to hit stands soon

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 05:15 PM IST
During his career of over 15 years now, he has represented India at various championships -- Asian Games (2), Asian Championships (5), Beach Asian Games (3), Indoor Asian Games (2), South Asian Games (2) and South Asian Championships (7).
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has been working on his biography.
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has been working on his biography.

Subhash Ghai worked on autobiography, rewrote old scripts in lockdown

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 10:20 PM IST
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai reveals that he found web content to be far more expressive than films because there are no restrictions, hence he plans to dabble with it now.
James Atlas had been battling a long-term lung condition that worsened in recent months.(AP)
James Atlas had been battling a long-term lung condition that worsened in recent months.(AP)

James Atlas, author and editor of biographies, dies at 70

NEW YORK | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Starting in 1977 with Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet, Atlas was a singular champion of biographies. He oversaw releases on subjects ranging from St. Augustine to Elvis Presley.
Here’s a list of five iconic biographies that will inspire you
Here’s a list of five iconic biographies that will inspire you

CelebsPick: 5 authors pick their favourite biographies

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 08:51 PM IST
Add these to your reading list and get inspired
Journalist Sunanda Mehta in the biography titled The Extraordinary Life and Death of Sunanda Pushkar traces late Sunanda Pushkar’s life through her early days in cantonment towns, her rise as a businesswoman, up until her sudden death shook the nation.
Journalist Sunanda Mehta in the biography titled The Extraordinary Life and Death of Sunanda Pushkar traces late Sunanda Pushkar’s life through her early days in cantonment towns, her rise as a businesswoman, up until her sudden death shook the nation.

A biography of Sunanda Pushkar

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 03:14 PM IST
Journalist Sunanda Mehta traces late Sunanda Pushkar’s life through her early days in cantonment towns, her rise as a businesswoman, up until her sudden death shook the nation.
Children at the corner of Rue Lally Tollendal in the French quarter of Pondicherry in a photograph clicked in 1997.(Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Children at the corner of Rue Lally Tollendal in the French quarter of Pondicherry in a photograph clicked in 1997.(Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Review: Beyond the Boulevards – A Short Biography of Pondicherry by Aditi Sriram

Hindustan Times | By Kunal Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:32 PM IST
The city, which remains the perennial tourist destination in the larger Indian imagination, offers a combination of spirituality with the mirth of the sea
Dharmendra turns 83 today, here’s an extract from a biography on the actor.
Dharmendra turns 83 today, here’s an extract from a biography on the actor.

Dharmendra: The man who saw tomorrow - An extract from Dharmendra, Not Just A He-Man: A Biography

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 12:06 PM IST
On actor Dharmendra’s 83rd birthday, here’s an extract from a biography on him titled, Dharmendra, Not Just A He-Man: A Biography.
When India’s top composer starts to make music, we listen. So when AR Rahman gets chatty, it’s imperative we listen in too!; Location courtesy: House of Nomad at Taj Lands End, Mumbai(Prabhat Shetty)
When India’s top composer starts to make music, we listen. So when AR Rahman gets chatty, it’s imperative we listen in too!; Location courtesy: House of Nomad at Taj Lands End, Mumbai(Prabhat Shetty)

Why AR Rahman embraced Islam, and other pertinent questions: India’s most reticent opens up in an exclusive interview to HT Brunch

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 10:41 PM IST
The reluctant talker turns chatterbox; talks about turning film maker, and confesses why he’s awkward during interviews
Add these iconic biographies recommended by authors to your reading list
Add these iconic biographies recommended by authors to your reading list

Five iconic biographies to inspire you

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 11:46 PM IST
5 popular authors recommend one iconic biography that has inspired them
Actor Priyanka Chopra.
Actor Priyanka Chopra.

Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: Excerpts from her unauthorised biography

Hindustan Times | By Aseem Chhabra
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:58 AM IST
Actor Priyanka Chopra is an international artist. On her birthday today, Jul 18, here are a few excerpts from Aseem Chhabra’s Priyanka Chopra: The Incredible Story of a Global Bollywood Star — an unauthorised biography. Including the one when she confirmed being in a relationship!
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