Byculla to Bangkok

Byculla to Bangkok

S. Hussain Zaidi

The high-stakes online game of the underworld has new faces, operating for and opposed to Dawood Ibrahim – the shadowy, manipulative determine that attracts the strings. Dawood’s personal deputy became arch-rival Chhota Rajan, thug-turned-politician Arun Gawli, Amar (Raavan) Naik and his engineer brother Ashwin Naik, and a bunch of alternative characters, huge and small, stroll the pages of this compelling heritage of the Maharashtrian mobsters who have been as soon as dubbed ‘amchi muley’, ‘our boys’, by way of Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray. both attention-grabbing are the tales of the recognized – and notorious – policemen and ‘encounter specialists’ who took the gangs on with nice luck and never too many scruples.

Violence and deceit one expects to learn of, however the energy of this ebook is additionally its skill to trap the mundane – virtually naive – beginnings of what in a short time turned the geared up crime and brutal vendettas that held Mumbai to ransom during the final a long time of the 20th century.

Meticulously researched and thrillingly instructed by means of the said specialist at the underworld, this can be
faster-paced than Dongri to Dubai, or even extra chilling in its implications for India and the subcontinent.

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