Some of the pics in the book are actually useless in the extreme. Jul 13, Amit Goda rated it it was amazing. These bastards should be treated as vermin and not some hot bodies hunks, Which bollywood has done in quite a number of ways. Jun 01, Abhisek Pandey rated it it was ok Shelves: But despite being a quentessential “masala” book, it also takes us back to the many security issues India faces. Books about Mumbai books non-fiction books Indian non-fiction books Non-fiction books about organized crime Crime in Maharashtra 21st-century Indian books.

Chapter by chapter Zaidi unfolds story of Mumbai mafia. Chota Rajan Arun Gawli Ashwin Naik What is it that made men leading seemingly mundane lives turn into the terrors of the Mumbai Underworld Organized crime has never had a greater grip anywhere else than in Mumbai towards the end of the twentieth century This is a book about the unassuming beginnings to what became the crime syndicate. Summary of the Book This book tries to reason out what made men like Chhota Rajan, Arun Gawli, Ashwin Naik, who were once leading seemingly mundane lives, turn into the horrors of the Mumbai Underworld. Zaidi introduces around a million characters which Hussain Zaidi for me is as talented a writer as a Chetan Bhagat, Amish. Elections Politics Photos Movies Cricket. The book is just excellent..

The recurring theme in the book is how bangklk capitalism and inability of police to provide justice lead many young educated honest people to other side of the crime.

Views Read Edit View history. Preview — Byculla to Bangkok by S. Zaidi, Dongri to Dubai and Mafia mmovie of Mumbai being the first two.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. This narration of the Mumbai underworld which Zaidi began in Dongri to Dubai is well climaxed in this latest book. But it seemed that those who made love to her were destined for certain death.


His astute observations and detailed documentation is the result of his extensive journalism in the field of controversy and danger. All this definitely makes the book a worthy read. Really Mr Zaidi Key takeaways from this book A. Last but most important, pictures of all characters should bycuulla been given. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Byculla to Bangkok by S. Hussain Zaidi

Mar 04, Manika Tandon rated it really liked it. Byculla to Bangkok forms the sequel to Dongra to Dubai: Countdown To Elections Results.

Dec 03, Khushie rated it really liked it. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Open Preview See a Problem? From the decade of 70’s, mumbai was ruled parally by these Gangs of Mafia.

I am too much into crime reading and when it is Mumbai mafia, I had to pick mivie book I am too much mvoie fact finding of mumbai mafia. At places it starts and ends abruptly and sometimes it becomes difficult to join the dots.

Byculla to Bangkok (Marathi Edition)

Organized crime was never known to have had a mightier grip anywhere else than in Mumbai, especially towards the end of the twentieth century. The author with his background as a crime reporter has got all the juicy tit bits of information, including the mmovie eccentricities and beliefs.

Make no mistake about it; although it has been researched in depth, it is not an academic work. PaperbackFirst Editionpages.

The chapters or stories in BTB seems incomplete rushed, where the stories or incidences in DTD seemed complete and linked to each other. It mostly revolves around three characters, i. Brilliantly researched, this is a must read for any body interested in the history and growth of Mumbai’s dark underbelly.


Despite these few problems that I had with the book, It was a good read nonetheless, well researched and quite informative just…. Arun Gavli, Naik brothers and Bangkoo Rajan.

Thank god, Hussain Zaidi has improved leaps and bounds in his writing skills, unlike the prequel to this book Dongri to Dubai, which felt like it was recycling of newspaper articles. Every skirmish and encounter is narreted in such a way that author was present there.

After reading his book “Dongri to Dubai”, I didn’t think I would read another amazing book on Mumbai mafia. Write a customer review. It’s thrilling narration of the mafia world.

If one book was not enough for the whole story which of-course, was not he could have split the whole thing on a more general lines than portraying them in such a fashion. Dec 12, Madhav rated it really liked it. It is quite interesting to know how all three dons started their career and become dons.

‘Byculla to Bangkok’ is a detailed account of political, social scenarios

Like all his books, Zaidi has thoroughly researched for this one as well. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Story of Naik Brothers tells us how they were dragged to moie underworld because of the adverse circumstances imposed on them by their destiny. From Byculla to Bangkok”. Overall a worthy sucesssor to Dongri to Dubai, would give it 3.