Bollywood actors who have turned into great authors

Check out the list of Bollywood actors who have also penned some amazing books.

Bollywood is blessed with some actors who have showcased their multifaceted talent in several fields other than acting. Be it direction, singing, dancing or any other creative field, they have impressed us with their amazing skills. Here, let's take a look at some Bollywood actors who have turned great authors and proved their excellent skills in writing.

  1. Rishi Kapoor: The charming and versatile actor, late Rishi Kapoor published a book named 'Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored' in 2017. The book is his autobiography in which he revealed his entire Bollywood journey along with some dark secrets of Bollywood, his relationship with his father and son, his father Raj Kapoor's filmmaking craft etc.
  2. Naseeruddin Shah: Besides being a gifted actor, Naseeruddin Shah has also impressed us with his novel 'A memoir: and then one day'. The book speaks about his life journey; his childhood days, education, beliefs and how from a leading theatre personality, he made it big in Bollywood.
  3. Anupam Kher: Veteran actor Anupam Kher wrote a book named 'The best thing about you is you' in 2011. It's a very interesting book in which he talks about his own life experiences and how people can overcome their life challenges by simply believing in themselves.
  4. Twinkle Khanna: Twinkle Khanna may not have gained enough success in her Bollywood career, but she has certainly proved how an amazing author she is! She won a 'Crossword Book Award' for her non-fiction book 'Mrs Funny Bones' in 2015. Her other books such as 'The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad' and 'Pyjamas are Forgiving' have also received love from readers.
  5. Shilpa Shetty: We all know how fitness conscious Shilpa Shetty is! And in her book 'The Great Indian Diet', co-written with nutritionist Luke Coutinho, she talks about nutrition, proper eating habits, healthy lifestyle and her own fitness journey.
  6. Emraan Hashmi: Emraan Hashmi is a true family person and his book 'The Kiss Of Life' revolves around his and his family's struggle when his son was diagnosed with cancer. The book is extremely beautiful and a must read for those who have cancer patients at their home.
  7. Ayushmann Khurrana: From a reality show contestant to one of the most promising actors in Bollywood, Ayushmann Khurrana has come a long way and in his book 'Cracking The Code', co-authored with his wife Tahira Kashyap, he shares his entire journey and talks about the methods to crack the code of Bollywood. The book is a guide for any aspiring actor who wants to make it big in Bollywood.
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