Kingdom of the Soap Queen
Kingdom of the Soap Queen is the mesmerizing story of how a laid-back and carefree teenager transformed into one of the most powerful women in global media. The author provides an incisive look into how a small project started by her mother in their garage turned into one of the biggest entertainment providers in the country. In this book, Kovid Gupta, scriptwriter of popular television shows like Balika Vadhu, Bade Acche Lagte Hain and Chan Chan, provides a deep insight into the success story of Balaji Telefilms, from the christening of the company in 1994 to its transformation into the most influential production house of 2013. He writes about the initial struggles of the production house and the creation of iconic characters like Tulsi and Parvati. This book is a must-have for those interested in the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of 15,000 hours of Indian television.