By Sonia Faleiro
Sonia Faleiro was once a reporter looking for a narrative while she met Leela, a stunning and charismatic bar dancer with a narrative to tell.
Leela brought Sonia to the underworld of Bombay’s dance bars: an international of glamorous ladies, of fierce love, intercourse and violence, of consumers and gangsters, of police, prostitutes and pimps.
When an formidable flesh presser cashed in on a tide of fake morality and had Bombay’s dance bars burnt up, Leela’s proud independence confronted its maximum attempt. In a urban the place nearly everyone seems to be sure that somebody, someplace, is worse off than them, she fights to outlive, and to win.
Beautiful factor, probably the most unique works of non-fiction from India in years, is a shiny and intimate portrait of 1 reporter’s trip into the darkish, pulsating and finally broken soul of Bombay.
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