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Deepti Naval's book launched by Amitabh Bachchan
Mumbai, October 31, 2011
Bollywood thespian Amitabh Bachchan launched the book "The Mad Tibetan: Stories from Then and Now" by poet-author and actress Deepti Naval in the city last night.
Speaking on the occasion, Bachchan said, "I am more than honoured to be present here to launch this book. I am an avid reader, all thanks to my father. His writing was and is beautiful, and I am sure that this book is going to be an excellent read for me and everyone else."
Naval, who is acclaimed for her performance in films like "Chashm-e-Badoor", "Firaaq" and "Mirch Masala", said, "This book means a lot to me. I am very grateful to have Mr Bachchan at this launch. I hope this book makes a difference to everyone who reads it."
Also present at the event were film director Prakash Jha and actors Vinay Pathak, Anup Soni and Tisca Chopra.