Hollyweed and Bottlewood



If drug use has been common in Hollywood, its Indian counterpart  was equally obsessed with alcohol. Many ‘stars’ of yesteryear were addicted to the inebriating fluid –  the great Kundan Lal Sehgal, tragedienne Meena Kumari and, at one time,  evergreen Dharmendra were among them.

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B. Someswar Rao

60 years of journalism, from the age of 16, and two books later, life has so much more to offer, there is no looking back. Not yet. Unstoppable after 70 is a simple expression of my thoughts, my triumphs, my failures and everything that makes this journey incredible. My books: - A TOWN CALLED PENURY- the changing culture of Indian journalism - JOURNALISM - Ethics, Codes, Laws Working on: - 'THE OUTHOUSE ON THE FIRST FLOOR - Coming of (Old)Age in India'

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