Hussain Zaidi

  • 'Byculla to Bangkok' is a detailed account of political, social scenarios April 18, 2014

    S Hussain Zaidi is a veteran when it comes to crime reporting. An illustrious journalist, he has written for a number of dailies and periodicals such as The Indian Express, The Asian Age, Mid-Day and others. He has covered a number of investigative articles and some very high-profile criminal news...
  • Kabir Khan to cast Saif Ali Khan in post 26/11 counter-terror film August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan's last film 'Ek Tha Tiger' was about the life of a RAW agent. He is now set to cast actor Saif Ali Khan in a film about counter-terrorism post the 26/11 Mumbai attack. The film is to be written by Hussain Zaidi, a prominent crime writer whose...
  • Mahesh Bhatt has been indifferent to me: Rahul Bhatt December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt, who came into the limelight when his name cropped up in connection with 2008 Mumbai terror accused David Headley, has bared his heart out about his troubled relationship with his father. The aspiring actor has come up with a book 'Headley and I', co-written...
  • Bal Thackeray a sitting duck, Headley had said after recce November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai terror attack conspirator David Headley, who had surveyed most of the 26/11 targets, had also conducted a recce of Bal Thackeray's heavily-guarded residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra in 2008, and found that Shiv Sena chief was a "sitting duck". In his soon-to-be-released book, 'Headley and I', about filmmaker Mahesh...
  • Economist-Crossword Book Award: 'Incredible Banker' wins best popular book October 19, 2012

    Mumbai: 'The Incredible Banker' by Ravi Subramanian has bagged the 'best popular book' award for 2011, instituted by the Economist-Crossword Book Award. 'The Folded Earth' by Anuradha Roy won the award in the Indian Fiction category while the Indian Non-Fiction award went to 'A Free Man' by Aman Sethi, '17'...
  • 'Dongri to Dubai,' the rise of Dawood Ibrahim June 25, 2012

    S Hussain Zaidi, better known as Mumbai's leading crime reporter, has authored yet another book titled 'Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades Of The Mumbai Mafia'. The cinematic adaptation of which is reportedly 'Shootout At Wadala' by Sanjay Gupta. His earlier books too have found their way to the screens- one...
  • Book launch: 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai' May 6, 2011

    Actor Rani Mukherjee launches S Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'. ...