Mumbai's reader junta and literati have always greeted every city-flavoured book with trademark warmth and cheer. This Saturday, popular favourite Kiran Nagarkar will release the much-awaited sequel to Ravan and Eddie, The Extras.
Bigger, better and guaranteed with more chuckles per minute, this page-turner follows the two protagonists as they tread into the world of Bollywood fantasies and stardom.
Ravan, a taxi driver and Eddie, a bouncer-cum-bartender must deal with their humble roots at the run-down CWD chawl to fight the odds as they set out on their adventures into stardom country.
With plots, twists and intoxicating characters including Belle and Pieta playing their part to the hilt, the book isn't just another title about the big, bad and boisterous city but about life, colour, relationships and laughter, in every shade and hue that is typically aamchi Mumbai.
BOOK LAUNCH Saturday, January 14, 6.30 pm onwards
AT Galerie Max Mueller, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda.