The Hindi film industry has recently seen a rise in the number of women authors who are coming out and sharing their experiences as a film star, a mother or just as a woman.
Here are five such women who have successfully used their power of writing to convey their thoughts.
1. Soha Ali Khan
The 39-year-old actress is the author of “Perils Of Being Moderately Famous”. The book released in 2017. It documents her personal life where she shares the different phases she went through. Khan talks about her childhood days, her career and her life as a film celebrity.
2. Twinkle Khanna
The actress, who is known for her wit and humour, is the proud author of two books. The first book “Mrs Funnybones” released in 2015 and went on to become a bestseller. Her second book “The legend of Lakshmi Prasad” released in 2016 and got a fairly decent reception.
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3. Divya Dutta
The 40-year-old actress’s book “Me and Maa” released in 2017. The book is describes the role of Divya’s mother, Dr. Nalini Dutta in her life. Dutta talks about her mother’s contribution in her successful career in the industry. The actress also reveals how strong her mother was and how beautifully she played the role of both the father and mother after her father died.
4. Karishma Kapoor
“My Yummy Mummy Guide” written by the 43-year-old actress released in 2013. The book talks about ways to get fit post-pregnancy and many more things a new mother needs to know. The national award winning actress has dedicated the book to both her kids, Samaira and Kiaan.
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5. Tisca Chopra
After starring in successful films like ‘Taare Zameen Par’ and ‘Oh My God’ Tisca Chopra tried her hand at writing and authored a book named “Acting Smart”. The book is more like a guide for newcomers, giving them excellent advice on what to do and what not to do. It gives an account of the way the Bollywood industry functions.
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These exceptional women have not proved their mettle in Bollywood, but also their worth as authors.
Kriti Dwivedi is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv