Amitabh Bachchan, Sonali Kulkarni, Nandita Das at Smita Patil's First Authorized Biography - A Brief Incandescence by Maithili Rao

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The biography traces the life of the talented actor from her childhood to her stardom, her controversial marriage and untimely death. It also includes a sharp critique of the films that defined her and that read like a roster of the best of New Indian Cinema. Credit: Varinder Chawla