Dilip Kumar's life, times and career spanning 60 films is the subject a new book named The Substance and the Shadow which was launched by superstars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Dharmendra at a glittering, star-studded event in Mumbai last evening.
It will be one momentous night. Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar will sing, filmmaker Karan Johar will host and stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will launch Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar's long-awaited biography here June 9.
Actor Aamir Khan was in conversation with Anupama Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani's wife Manjeet Hirani at the launch of her first book titled 'How To Be Human - Life Lessons by Buddy Hirani.' Aamir confessed that he is not disciplined in life, the only thing that disciplines him is his work.
When Twinkle Khanna was asked about the most controversial thing to be found on Aamir Khan's phone, at the launch of her first book in Mumbai on August 18, she said: "Pictures of naked aliens," before clarifying "For research purposes." She also said: "We've sent satellite to Mars, but look at the moon to pray for our husband's long life on Karva Chauth!"
Bollywood celebrities didn't exactly put their best fashion foot forward at the launch of Twinkle Khanna's first book in Mumbai on August 18. Mrs Funny Bones herself sported Diane von Furstenberg couture, Sussanne Khan wore a black dress and Sonali Bendre dressed simply in a long printed skirt and white shirt.
Of all the confessions that were made at the launch of newly-minted author Twinkle Khanna's first book, the anecdote revealed be her mother Dimple Kapadia proved most embarrassing - at least for Twinkle's husband Akshay Kumar. Censoring Dimple, it appears, isn't easy.