About the book
Sunheri and Suhana-twin sisters who share a horrific childhood-get caught up in a vortex of painand deceit when Sunheri, a popular item girl in Bollywood, is accused of murdering her vicious uncleand is sent to jail. Suhana, an aspiring filmmaker, is determined to seek justice for her sister but comesup against Kala, their stepmother, who has hatched diabolical plans of her own. And when three othermanipulative item girls-Nargis, Digital Dolly and Daisy-are identified as key eyewitnesses in Sunheri'scase, the matter only becomes more complicated.
Throw into the mix an explosive rape-tape, a brutal blackmailer, a cruel boyfriend, a cynical journalistwho knows too much, and a hard-boiled cop, and what you have is a mind-bending psychologicalthriller that will hold you hostage until the end. An intense, gripping account of the dark side ofshowbiz, there is never a dull moment in Item Girl.
About the author
Richa Lakhera is a TV journalist by profession, an inorganic chemist by education, and an artist by passion. She lives in New Delhi and Mumbai with her husband and daughter. She is an Associate Editor at NDTV and her debut novel was Garbage Beat.