The author of this book had also tried her luck in the Bollywood industry and this book is a recapture of her days when she was struggling in the Bollywood industry to become an actress. This book is the outcome of her in depth research, perception, and experiences in the Bollywood industry, which lured her when she was a young girl. This book also features some of the truths or maybe myths of the Bollywood industry that is known for its casting couches of upcoming and struggling actors. This book is written in comprehensive Indian English and is a sure good read and a quick page turner.
Nikki is bitten by the Bollywood bug at fifteen. Years later , she is an attractive and vivacious chartered accountant. However, Nikki suddenly realises that if she doesn’t act fast, her dream of being a Bollywood star will soon become history. She chucks her stable job and dives into the world of glamour, to the chagrin of her family and a naturally sceptical world. Only her good friends, Shonali and Karan, encourage her. Rejections at auditions, casting couch offers, a stormy relationship Nikki’s foray into the film industry is full of sensational surprises. Then comes a point in her life. When everything looks ominous, primed for a disastrous fall. But just as in real life, things take a turn for the better. The climax is worth a wait. Bollywood Striptease captures Nikki’s exciting journey through the Bollywood maze as she offers the reader a glimpse into the quotidian realities of a struggling actor’s life.