Veteran actor Kabir Bedi has unveiled the book cover of his upcoming autobiography ‘Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of an Actor’ with Salman Khan.
The 75-year-old’s autobiography is scheduled to be published with Westland Publications on April 19. The book cover was revealed on a leading magazine’s Facebook platform by the ‘Dabangg’ star.
Talking about his book cover, Bedi regaled a story of Terry O’Neil, Elton John’s photographer, who had took the cover image for the book back in the 1970s.
In his interaction with Khan, Bedi narrated a series of fascinating anecdotes that he has penned in the book. One of the most memorable anecdotes is the story of him interviewing ‘The Beatles’ which was a turning point in his career, making the shift from a career in ‘All India Radio’ to advertising to theatre and finally foraying into the world of cinema. He also remembered his parents in the memoir.
When referred to his book as being cinematic, the evergreen star was hopeful that the book would be adapted for the screen or as a TV series. The actor talked of his journey in film, television and theatre, and the many ups and downs he has faced in life.
Wishing good luck to Bedi for his upcoming book, Khan said, “Your personality as a star and human being is pure, so whatever comes out from this book would be straight from your heart and soul. It is going to be a beautiful read and I wish that a lot of people will learn from your experiences shared.”
Kabir said, “My book is the story of a middle-class boy from Delhi who becomes an international star. It’s also about the successes I’ve seen, the emotional traumas I’ve suffered, how I survived the worst of them and found fulfillment in the end.”
‘Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of an Actor’ is about the highs and lows of Kabir Bedi’s professional and personal life, his tumultuous relationships, including marriage and divorce, why his beliefs have changed, his wrenching setbacks, and his exciting days in India, Europe, and Hollywood, and how he made India proud. Bedi went from Bollywood, worked in Hollywood, and become a star in Europe. Internationally, he was the villain in the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’, and starred in ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ — one of the most-watched series in the world.