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Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of Mumbai Mafia

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Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of Mumbai Mafia

Author : S. Hussain Zaidi, Vikram Chandra

Sku : P690

Condition : By far the best book on Mumbai Mafia

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'By far the best book on Mumbai Mafia.' - Anil Kapoor 'If it wasn't for this book there would be no Shootout at Wadala.' - Sanjay Gupta 'Hussain Zaidi is a master storyteller.' - John Abraham Dongri to Dubai is the first ever attempt to chronicle the history of the Mumbai mafia. It is the story of notorious gangsters like Haji Mastan, Karim Lala, Varadarajan Mudaliar, Chhota Rajan, Abu Salem, but above all, it is the story of a young man who went astray despite having a father in the police force. Dawood Ibrahim was initiated into crime as a pawn in the hands of the Mumbai police and went on to wipe out the competition and eventually became the Mumbai police's own nemesis. The narrative encompasses several milestones in the history of crime in India, from the rise of the Pathans, formation of the Dawood gang, the first ever supari, mafia's nefarious role in Bollywood, Dawood's move to Karachi, and Pakistan's subsequent alleged role in sheltering one of the most wanted persons in the world. This story is primarily about how a boy from Dongri became a don in Dubai, and captures his bravado, cunningness, focus, ambition, and lust for power in a gripping narrative. The meticulously researched book provides an in-depth and comprehensive account of the mafia's games of supremacy and internecine warfare.

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