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 clichés that surround ideas about her legacy, besides exploring religion, gender, sexuality and morality in India.

Speaking Tiger, Rs 499, 272 pages