Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE)

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Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable

Summary Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Ountry’s’ In an intimate confession to her readers she answers that uestion and many Does India really deserve to congratulate itself Has it lived up to the early promises it made to its people Does the author believe in India herselfIn Superstar India an intimate confession to her readers De answers these uestions and discovers a jawan young India ready to find its place in today's world Dis. this wasn t worth the read I found it annoying and scattered I hoped to gain some insight into India from it and was disappointed It may be because I don t identify with India the way Indian citizens do but it felt like a forced overly westernized inauthentic depiction of India I wasn t expecting a story of old timey India or even a Bollywood version it just didn t seem to reflect the Indian culture

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Summary Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Cussion everything from Mayawati's success the global economic recession and terrorism to the Rakhi Sawant phenomenon she debunks many accepted conclusions about her country with humorous argumentativeness to finally convince us that India is already a superstarWitty passionate and gloriously opinionated Superstar India celebrates the spirit of a nation that is certainly not about to lost its glo. One of the early lessons one learns in one s career as a feature writer is that no amount of style can compensate for substance Clearly there s no rule there as De proves week after week in her saucy Sunday column for a leading newspaper That she s a frisky personality with a penchant for fame throwing and interesting phrase making careeristic bitch that s what she said in reference to Preity Zinta s role in KANK not to forget an incorrigible contrarian streak make her a uick fix masala writerNow that s perfectly fine when she restricts herself to themes about backbiting friends in a kitty club Starry Nights or catty advice on how men should be handled Surviving Men but writing a book on any aspect of India needs to be done with understanding and insightDe s new book draws a co relation between the author and the country s age 60 and how India is evolving into a superpower The book s title is ominously similar to BJP s 2004 election campaign Shining India and we know how misplaced that idea turned out to be Similarly Shobhaa De s notion of linking the country s prosperity with the spending patters of a miniscule population Bentley cars Fendi bags is eually that of naive exuberance De seems to be taking a view on everything from the prism of her own affluent lifestyle and that of her inner circle of friends and acuaintances trips abroad living in posh star hotels visiting spas shopping in Milan and ParisNow what I found funny was that De takes great pains to emphasize her own credentials as one from the upper crust The Ambanis live in their palatial residence not far from where I stay or talking about her globe trotting with specific attention on the place of stay either a five star or expensive clubs There s also an awful lot of reference to various high end brands everything from Cartier watches to Fendi bags to Gucci stuff that is clearly out of reach for 99 per cent of India s population To use this as a barometer for any kind of progress is in itself very skewedReaders can see the full review on my blog

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Summary Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found here‘This is a story about India My India It is a very personal story You see I’m exactly as old as India is’It all began when viewing the breathless preparations for independent India’s 60th birthday celebrations and poised then on her own sixth decade Shobhaa Dé was struck by the thought ‘Surely my life has taken the same trajectory as the c. Is India a superpowerIs it ready to plunge itself into the world and take lead In this book Shobhaa De explores these and many other aspects of India Starting with the dirt streets of Agra en route to the Taj Mahal she takes us across India explores the similarities with China goes to Mayawati and Rakhi Sawant cricket and religion sex and social pretension men women you name it It s all India De discusses every issue that makes India what it is today young India jawan India our IndiaThere isn t anything new that you learn from the book We know all the things mentioned in it Sometimes it takes a reminder to get over the cynicism and negativity surrounding India to celebrate its success that it earned over its 60 independent years De takes each issue with passion and brings out both the negative and positive aspects surrounding it For example The trouble is Indians aren t used to being prosperous We are comfortable dealing with poverty after all poverty is a stable here and has been for centuries Pg 29Soon after she points out that from being dependent on food we achieved self sufficiency not just in the agricultural area but also that we now use plastic money Money is flowing Rightly put We all use ATM cards and credit cards now It s platinum and titanium that rules And plastic of course Pt 32Taking each issue with this view she proves that India has indeed made itself into a superpower Don t fool yourselves though This book is a highly opinionated blog of De s It is true that ALL of De s predictions Mayawati s coming to power Rahul Gandhi s fiasco cricket s future etc have turned out true However we must not forget that there are two sides to every coin Moreover when opinion is concerned everyone has his or hers Especially in IndiaWhat is great about the book is De s belief in India s strengths and her undying faith in our people There are signs of progress real progress at all levels It depends on a person s perspective If anybody wishes to remain focused on the downside poverty disease lack of education corruption well India has enough horror stories to keep pessimists happy The mood of the nation however is anything but downcast despite some daunting prospects If one focuses on the upside even something small as Mumbai and Hyderabad s new airport terminals causes spirit to soar along with all those countless national and international flights taking off skywards Pg 408The book s pace is extremely interesting Every chapter s placement is apt It would be difficult to lose interest in it once you begin The flow is beautiful However the writing style is understandably inarticulate But that does not stop me from giving it full four stars For once even I can overlook literary issues The reason is we are like that only winkPersonally I found the book very captivating I stuck countless notes here and there in the book which cannot be shared here All that will go in my blog I can safely say this though read it if you enjoy India You don t have to love it to understand it You have to live it That for me ualifies as a must read


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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) The Book starts with infectious energy and excitement from the author I actually found myself having goosebumps at times with her positivity about India and all things Indian Then just when I started doubting her for going over the top in supporting her country I realise the pace and excitement of her depiction of India slows down a little Then you get a look at the sides where the grass isn't greener She covers almost every aspect of Indi

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) I have no idea how I came to be in the possession of this book But since I did have it in my library I felt duty bound to read it before I gave it away Written in usual breezy style it is a book easy to read but has nothing meaningf

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) Is India a superpower?Is it ready to plunge itself into the world and take lead? In this book Shobhaa De explores these and many other aspects of India Starting with the dirt streets of Agra en route to the Taj Mahal she takes us across India

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) I am halfway and going to drop it in Yamuna while going back home Blah blah blah and blah all in the negative light I suppose she wrote it for the NRI audience but to be very honest I am disappointed Her TOI posts are kind of cynical witty and matter of fact but this book is horrible Depressing to be precise She has ripped apart Indian mal

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) this wasn't worth the read I found it annoying and scattered I hoped to gain some insight into India from it and was disappointed It may be because I don't identify with India the way Indian citizens do but it fel

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé The beginning was uite imposing and catchy only to take you to a ride downwards into the reality of our country which are substantial

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) This book started with a positive energy in the introduction which unfortunately ended right thereI am still confused what the author is trying to do in this book glorify the nation or insult it to no extent simultaneously showing off her lifes

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    Summary Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Shobhaa Dé Û 5 Download This book will take to a reality check about almost everything in india

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) One of the early lessons one learns in one's career as a feature writer is that no amount of style can compensate for substance Clearly there's no rule there as De proves week after week in her saucy Sunday column for a leading newspaper That she's a frisky personality with a penchant for fame throwing and interesting phrase making 'careeristic bitch' that's what she said in reference to Preity Zinta's role in KANK not to forget

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    Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable (KINDLE) Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Shobhaa Dé Shobha de's Superstar India is a very personalpassionate account of the India that we experienceShe's been faithful to herdisarmingly defensive about its folliesjust like you would defend your own motherI have nothing again

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  • Paperback
  • 456
  • Superstar India From Incredible to Unstoppable
  • Shobhaa Dé
  • English
  • 15 July 2020
  • 9780143102588