This is the Marathi translation of BYCULLA TO BANGKOK by S Hussain Zaidi. This is a meticulously researched tale of the Mumbais underworld, thrillingly told . (Byculla To Bangkok) (Marathi Edition) [(HUSSAIN ZAIDI)] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chota Rajan Arun Gawli Ashwin Naik What is. Visit: View Book Details.

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Jun 08, Vishwanath Malyekar rated it really liked it. Zaidi has a style of making crime so readable and so close to life that the reader is glued to the book.

The bias in this book as well his earlier one towards Dawood is visible in a very subtle manner. You’ll get introduced to many other gangsters in this book whose name you never heard of. The Book traces the evolution of Maharashtarians into underworld, and how so of them have started their own political parties now. The author very smoothly highlighted the role of Shiv Sena and BJP in the flourishing of Mumbai Mafia, but he just simply forgot to mention anything, any single incidence of Congress’s involvement in rising of the Mumbai Mafia especially the role of Sharad Pawar.

If police would have acted in some cases and not acted in others, many people wouldn’t have ended up where they were. The Mumbai Underworld, Mumbai Mafia….

This is the so called sequel to the book “Dongri to Dubai” by the author Zaidi. Arun Gavli was a mill worker, Arun Naik was a vegetable vendor and Chota Rajan used to sell black tickets outside Sahakar cinema.

Especially the role of Sharad Pawar. Last but most important, pictures of all characters should have been given.

This page was last edited on 3 Juneat From the dingy and dark lanes of Byculla to the upmarket streets of Bangkok and Dubai it’s about gangsters and mafia raj which ruled Mumbai and it’s roads in 80’s and 90’s.


Retrieved 28 March This is not only story of the underworld but this book also throws light on the nexus between politician and cops. Extremely fun, captivating and nearly-impossible-to-put-down. Also a person who has not read the prequel will find it difficult keeping up with all the information in this book. Byculla to Bangkok is largely a story about Mumbai’s Hindu gangsters.

Overall a worthy sucesssor to Dongri to Dubai, would give it 3. Cover art of the Book.

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Tripathi or an Ashwin Sanghi. PaperbackFirst Editionpages. There were a tp of pages which read more like fiction that reality, this could have been avoided. Zaidi, because if someone could write credibly about the darkness of that world it would be him. It seems the author just printed few of the pictures for the sake of it. Jun 01, Abhisek Pandey rated it it bbangkok ok Shelves: May 01, Hrishikesh rated it really liked it.

This brief,racy and concise book is must, if you have no idea about Mumbai mobsters. But oh well, I will take it. Would love to read a book wirtten on encounter cops of mumbai chronicling their lives but thats for another day. It chronicles the events under which the mumbai mafia rose, especially due to poor police attitude and the desparation and economic hardships faced by the mill workers due to the mill strike in mumbai.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hussain Zaidi was a former investigative journalist, who spent much of his career covering the mafia and crimes in Mumbai all solid reasons to read his books, specially this bhaykhxla.

Some of the pics in the book are actually useless in the bhaylhala. This book, like his previous book, is thoroughly researched and keeps you engaged. Amar is shown as quick witted and stylish don who indulged every kind of nefarious activities; drug dealing, smuggling, gun running, extortion others.


Byculla to Bangkok

There are multiple narratives and stories that are weaved seamlessly. Preview — Byculla to Bangkok by S. I read this book because I had to.

Gives us a clear idea about the state authorities, Politicians and police and their involvements with the underworld. After the huge success of Dongri to Dubai, here comes its much awaited sequel, Byculla to Bangkok.

Every chapter is like a complete story in itself. Non-fiction Organized crime Terror. But I was really disappointed from the very first chapter. The books goes to to highlight the manner in which especially Rajan, Gawli and Amar Naik, stepped in the underworld and went on to play an important part in defining the mafia age. Jan 06, Sujay Malik rated it really liked it. What i did not like about the book A. It’s a first hand experience and the one which cannot be ignored. Importance has been given to the role of Shiv Sena and BJP, but Cong has been totally leftout with respect to its role in enabling the mafia.

If you want to read this book, then make sure you have read Dongri to Dubai. No trivia or quizzes yet. Violence and deceit one expects to read of, but the strength of this book is also its ability to capture the munda After the huge success of Dongri to Dubai, here comes its much awaited sequel, Byculla to Bangkok.