Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia Description
About the Book :
Dongri to Dubai is the first ever attempt to chronicle the history of the Mumbai mafia. It is the story of notorious gangsters like Haji Mastan, Karim Lala, Varadarajan Mudaliar, Chhota Rajan, Abu Salem, but above all, it is the story of a young man who went astray despite having a father in the police force. Dawood Ibrahim was initiated into crime as a pawn in the hands of the Mumbai police and went on to wipe out the competition and eventually became the Mumbai polices own nemesis.The narrative encompasses several milestones in the history of crime in India, from the rise of the Pathans, formation of the Dawood gang, the first ever supari, mafias nefarious role in Bollywood, Dawoods move to Karachi, and Pakistans subsequent alleged role in sheltering one of the most wanted persons in the world.This story is primarily about how a boy from Dongri became a don in Dubai, and captures his bravado, cunningness,focus, ambition, and lust for power in a gripping narrative. The meticulously researched book provides an in-depthand comprehensive account of the mafias games of supremacy and internecine warfare.
About the Author :
S. Hussain Zaidi is a Mumbai based journalist, a veteran of investigative, crime and terror reporting in Mumbaimedia. He has worked for the Asian Age, the Mumbai Mirror, Mid-day, and the Indian Express. His previous booksinclude bestsellers like Black Friday and the Mafia Queens of Mumbai. Zaidi is also associate producer for the HBOmovie, Terror in Mumbai, based on the 26/11 terror strikes.He lives with his family in Mumbai.
Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia Review
By Mithun Radhakrishnan,
Good book..! Excellent narration of Mumbai underworld and rise of a new DON.
This time I got the delivery super fast and that too on my door steps. Good service by Infibeam and nevertheless to say that packing was too good.
By KUMAR VINEET,
Most elaborated stories about mumbai mafia, awesome, intersting. Hats off to Hussain Zaidi !
By Sachin Damolekar,
Its a walk through about Mumbai mafia right from d begining..
must a read.......................................................................
this is amazing book, it's description is it's power. Author, Mr. Zaidi's hard work is seen in this book. I admire Mr. Zaidi for his effort.
Truely amazing book.
By Yogesh Mundhara,
This is the first ever book which i hvae gone through and have the real mumbai underworld story.Beyond my expectation.............Hats off to the author for his research on the Most Dangerous Man in the World....
By Parantap Das,
the most excellent and thrilling piece of literature...good to read and lots of things to learn about mafia raaj...thanks for writing this book
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