On the 56th birth anniversary of the talented and versatile actress Sridevi, Penguin Random House India made an announcement of a new book, based on the legendary actress’s life. The book will be written by Author – Screenwritter Satyarth Nayak, that will be titled, Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar. The book has been approved by the late actress’ producer husband, Boney Kapoor.
As per a press release issued by the publication house, the book will narrate the inspiring life story of the actress, her success in the Indian film industry, her second innings with her comeback film, English Vinglish(2012) and how she managed to change the perception of women stars in her era, in the business that was predominant by the males.
Satyarth Nayak, the author has revealed, that he has always been a huge admirer of Sridevi, thus this book has given him a perfect opportunity to celebrate the journey of India’s beloved screen goddess. He added that the book will cover Sridevi’s iconic body of work in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada cinema. Sarthak concluded by saying that he had a wonderful time interacting with various film personalities that Sridevi has worked with over the years; and they have helped him put together their memories and stories with the actress into a narrative, that will cover Sridevi’s journey from a child star to India’s first female superstar.
Milee Ashwarya, Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House India, said, Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar by Satyarth Nayak is a tribute to the actor and a gift for her fans. She added, that they are delighted and excited to publish this book. The book is available for pre-order on e-commerce websites. It will be published under the Ebury Press imprint of Penguin Random House in October 2019.