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Rang De Basanti writer – Rensil D’Silva’s embarks with his debut novel KOHINOOR EXPRESS

Rensil D’Silva is a big name in the B Town industry, thanks to his films like Rang De Basanti that created a good stir in the media having Aamir Khan in the lead role. The writer has also given big time TV shows like 24 apart from movies like Kurban, Student of the Year and many more. He had discussed the idea of making a film based on Kohinoor with Karan Johar. However, Karan suggested him to embark with a novel rather than making a film based on it since the topic is too vast to be covered in a film at one stretch.

This then began the journey of the writer to embark upon a novel called Kohinoor Express. While talking about his book, he said the novel is an intriguing one to read. He said Kohinoor as a gem has great importance and it was stolen when British were ruling India. He also shared as to how it reached the Queen of Victoria. Rensil D’Silva who is a known writer and director has even directed the Anil Kapoor starrer TV show caled 24 both the season. He started writing this book in 2014 and it took around five years to complete it in the form of a novel.

While talking about the stone, he said that he came across many interesting facts about the diamond and that it is a cursed one that can be only taken by women to wear. As every time men seen wearing the same had led their lives. The Mughals have witnessed the same and we have seen a brother killing his own brother, and the son his own father to get the diamond. Well, it is interesting to see him researching a lot and then coming out with the novel which according to him is a worthy one to read.

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