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Vidya Balan poses with authors Sanjay Chopra and Namita Ghose at The Wrong Turn book launch

Authors Sanjay Chopra and Namita Roy Ghose’s book ‘The Wrong Turn’ launched

Indian actress Vidya Balan launched the book ‘The Wrong Turn’ by authors Sanjay Chopra and Namita Roy Ghose at an event in Mumbai on February 28, 2017. The ‘Parineeta’ actress looked pretty in a pink and white sari and was all smiles for the shutterbugs. The book launch also saw the presence of Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Arshad Warsi, Maria Goretti and Ranveer Shorey.

Sanjay Chopra, Vidya Balan and Namita Ghose at The Wrong Turn book launch

Vidya, at the launch event expressed, “I am very excited to be here. I used to read a lot of books before, but now I have become an ‘unpad’. This book is specially very gripping because the history surrounding it is true. I am always interested to know what happened in the lives of people when various historical events occurred.” The actress added that people still love to read books and that there are some who read on Kindle but prefer the touch and feel of a book.

Vidya Balan at The Wrong Turn book launch

Balan was away from movies for a while since she got married to producer Siddharth Roy Kapur. But the actress returned to movies in 2016 with ‘Kahaani – Durga Rani Singh’ after a gap of three years. Vidya is also looking forward for the release of her upcoming movie ‘Begum Jaan’ which is all set to hit theatres on April 14, 2017. The movie is produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt and is directed by Srijit Mukherjee.

Vidya Balan poses at The Wrong Turn book launch

Mukherjee is a National Award winning Bengali director, who will be making his directorial debut in Bollywood. The ‘Paa’ actress will be seen playing the role of the lady of a brothel. The movie also stars Rajat Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Gauhar Khan, Ila Arun, Pallavi Sharda, Chunky Pandey and Ashish Vidyarthi. Vidya will also be seen in the upcoming movie ‘Tumhari Sulu’ , in which she will be seen playing the role of a radio jockey.

The Wrong Turn by Sanjay Chopra and Namita Roy Ghose is a fictional tale about the true events that took place during the time of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The Indian National Army are about to oust the British from the country, which involves the Battle of Kohima. The British manage to thwart their plans, but who was it that informed the British about the imminent attack by the INA? Purchase your copy of The Wrong Turn from Amazon.

Rajat Kapoo at The Wrong Turn book launch
Maria Goretti at The Wrong Turn book launch
Ranveer Shorey at The Wrong Turn book launch
Arshad Warsi at The Wrong Turn book launch
Tisca Chopra at The Wrong Turn book launch

Photo Credits: Viral Bhayani

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