Sakal Publications, a well-known media house, has recently published two new genre books.
One is Dilkhulas, which focuses on the journey of some of the most-renowned Bollywood personalities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Shabana Azmi, Parikshit Sahani, Vidya Balan, Tapsee Pannu, Padmini Kolhapure, Kalpana Iyer, Anu Agarwal and Bisbeet Chatterjee. The beauty of this book is that it shows stars as their real self, without make-up and as normal people minus the stardom aura.
The second book is Chef’s Diary. This one is a chronicle of India’s who’s who chefs and their success stories. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Chef Ranvir Brar, Chef Vikas Khanna, Pankaj Bhadoriya, Nilesh Limaye, Prashant Sabne, Rishim Sachdeva, Shipra Khanna, Varun Inamdar, Sandeep Kad, Himanshu Taneja, Harpal Singh Sodhi, Parag Joglekar, Viraj Shenoy, Shantanu Gupte and others feature in this one.
Both the books have been authored by veteran journalist Pooja Samant, who has worked in journalism and the media industry for more than 35 years. The books are in Marathi. They are available on Amazon as well as in book stores.