Byculla to Bangkok by S. Hussain Zaidi

By S. Hussain Zaidi

The high-stakes video 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 grew to become arch-rival Chhota Rajan, thug-turned-politician Arun Gawli, Amar (Raavan) Naik and his engineer brother Ashwin Naik, and a bunch of different characters, titanic and small, stroll the pages of this compelling heritage of the Maharashtrian mobsters who have been as soon as dubbed ‘amchi muley’, ‘our boys’, through 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 good fortune and never too many scruples.

Violence and deceit one expects to learn of, however the power of this booklet is usually its skill to trap the mundane – virtually naive – beginnings of what in a short time grew to become the geared up crime and brutal vendettas that held Mumbai to ransom during the final many years of the 20th century.

Meticulously researched and thrillingly informed through the said specialist at the underworld, this is
faster-paced than Dongri to Dubai, or even extra chilling in its implications for India and the subcontinent.

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