Af­fair re­mem­bered

Southasia - - BRIEFINGS -

Dilip Ku­mar’s au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, one of the most-awaited books in In­dia, was fi­nally launched at a star-studded cer­e­mony. In the book Dilip Ku­mar: The Sub­stance And The Shadow, Ku­mar, 91, talks about his early life, his film ca­reer and the many ups and downs in his per­sonal as well as pro­fes­sional life. The launch cer­e­mony was at­tended by prom­i­nent names of the In­dian film in­dus­try in­clud­ing Amitabh Bach­han, Dhar­men­dra, Javed Akhter, Mad­huri Dixit, Amir Khan etc.

Al­though a num­ber of books have been writ­ten about Dilip Ku­mar, The Sub­stance And The Shadow is unique be­cause it is nar­rated by the ac­tor him­self who talks about his fa­mous yet

brief af­fair with ac­tress Mad­hubala.

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