Who isn’t enticed by the glamour and glitz of Bollywood? If given a chance, who wouldn’t say no to becoming an actor? But how many of us can actually handle the paparazzi and the gossip that would surround us, post becoming a star. How would you handle the sudden ego and pride that erupts from within after an unexpected success?
The book Blah Blah Bollywood deals with the fundamental experiences of stardom. Penned by Mayur Masrani, the book revolves around a primary concept – what would we do when it comes to taking a decision? Would we make it based on your heart or based on our mind? Do we have enough courage to ditch the mind and listen to what the heart quietly whispers? Or are we so stereotypical that we would choose to play it safe and listen to our mind? The handsome young boy, Suraj, goes through a similar situation when he tastes success, after his debut movie becomes a blockbuster.
After becoming a superstar overnight, Suraj goes on to become what every single one of us would become, on getting tons of cash and growing in popularity – a puppet to our mind. He buys fancy cars, an expensive apartment in Mumbai, dates the most beautiful actress’, and lives the life he has always dreamed of. When his talent and success brings him to the doorstep of a new project, an unconventional script based on a true story, Suraj’s agent wants him to stick to the romantic genre of movies. Suraj is now in a dilemma.
What will Suraj decide? Does he listen to his heart or his mind? Will Suraj’s decision help skyrocket his career further or tie him to a boulder and drown him in the ocean?
Mayur’s fast-paced storyline brings to light the feel of being a Bollywood star. With loads of twists and turns lurking in the corners, the book ends up being a verbal treat. Come be part of the glamour!
Mayur Masrani is an entrepreneur (www.BlissBasket.com, www.Paarking.com), technologist, avid reader, rich in life experiences, Mayur has gained a unique perspective on life from living in hostels for more than 10 years in his youth!
Originally from Dhari, Gujarat, Mayur lives in Pune now. His hostel life however has taken him across various cities in India and introduced him to a different genre of people and many groups of friends.
He has tried to revive the humor from his hostel days in the form of dialogue delivery to create an interesting yet genuine story about friendship, career, love and money with the theme of Bollywood.
Life, Mayur says has taught him the basic philosophy, “Find humor in every situation and never overburden yourself with a problem, because it is all about perspective!”
This is Mayur’s debut novel, written drawing from his fun-filled life experiences.