By Ram Gopal Varma
In those delightfully candid musings approximately his lifestyles and his cinema, RGV finds the guy in the back of pioneering Telugu and Hindi movies corresponding to Shiva, Rangeela, Satya, Sarkar, Bhoot and Company.
Discussing a variety of matters, from the impacts and situations that drew him to movies to his cinematic recommendations, his winning and unsuccessful motion pictures, his Bollywood idols, his relatives with the media and the controversies dogging him, weapons & Thighs is as a lot approximately RGV’s lifestyles and philosophy of lifestyles as approximately his motion pictures and the Indian movie global. ordinarily, he pulls no punches, no matter if he’s conversing approximately videos, ladies or the media. even if it involves his personal movies, he embraces his disasters as a lot his successes and dissects them with infrequent honesty and humility.
Refreshingly contrarian and politically improper, this e-book discloses a point of view as vibrant and bigger than lifestyles as Indian motion pictures. it isn't for RGV fanatics by myself yet for all these obsessed with cinema and the folk linked to it.
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