Helen: The Making of a Bollywood H-Bomb

28 February, 2023

Jerry Pinto

A new edition of a biography of the actor Helen, which contemplates her entry into Bollywood in the 1950s, the reasons behind her immense hold on audiences, the decline of her career and the clich├ęs that surround ideas about her legacy, besides exploring religion, gender, sexuality and morality in India.

Speaking Tiger, Rs 499, 272 pages