The veteran poet, lyricist, and screenwriter Javed Akhtar is known for his work in the Hindi cinema. The Padma Shri awardee has written many books including ‘Jadunama’ and ‘Tarkash’.
His eloquent poetry and thought-provoking lyrics have earned him widespread acclaim in the bibliophile community. Here are eight books that the author recommends:
Blaze: A Son’s Trial by FireWritten by Nidhi Poddar and Sushil Poddar, the book traces the family’s journey as they fight their son Divyansh’s disease and travel to different countries for his treatment.
The Stars in My SkyWritten by Divya Dutta, the book documents the experiences of the award-winning actor with Bollywood stars like Irfan Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, who played a significant role in her career.
Mein KampfAn autobiographical manifesto written by Adolf Hitler, the book outlines his ideologies and political ambitions. It reveals Hitler’s extreme nationalist and anti-Semitic beliefs, which shaped the course of history during the 20th century.