4 Must Read Books From Entertainment Industry

These are 4 interesting books that you must read, if you are passionate about Media, Film and Entertainment industry.

1. How to be like Walt  

A wonderful book on life and works of the genius Walt Disney, written by Pat Williams with Jim Denney The captures the rise of Disney empire and the ups and downs of Walt- providing powerful lessons from his life you can apply right now. Check the book here

2. Dream With Your Eyes Open

Ronnie Screwvala is often considered as India’s Walt Disney. In this autobiography , “Dream With Your Eyes Open, An Entrepreneurial Journey” , he tells his story. In this book, you get a fair good idea about the Media & Entertainment scenario of India post 1990s.  Check here

3. The Movie Book

If you want to know the evolution and history of World cinema, this is the book you should read. The book covers in detail the various technological advancement the industry has undergone over the years. Its a great reference book for the students of cinema. click here for more details

4. Losing My Virginity

One of the most flamboyant entrepreneurs of our time, Virgin group’s Sir Richard Branson. In this autobiography, he tells about his life, adventures, crazy things he has done and the business he kickstarted. The book is a rollercoaster  and a must read 🙂 Check here

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Global Ghazal Project by Sachin Shankor Mannath

Global Ghazal Project is the brainchild of musician Sachin Shankor Mannath that aims at reinventing the sound of traditional ghazal genre for world music audience around the globe. This is by collaborating with international artists, mixing different genres like pop, rock, classical, edm, world music etc, basically aiming at popularising Indian music in a global platform

The project will focus on releasing a series of singles (originals) in the coming months by collaborating with artists all over the world. The first song, Zindagi Mein To Sabhi Pyaar.. is a tribute to the legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan who popularised the ghazal. The song will feature American guitarist Matt Bacon and Malaysian artist Marvellous Vish on Tabla. Sachin has sung, arranged and produced the song while Ishit Kuberkar did mixing and mastering.

Song: Zindagi Mein To Sabhi

Singer – Sachin Shankor Mannath

Music Arranged and Produced – Sachin Shankor Mannath (Genome Records India)

Guitars, Bass – Matt Bacon

Tabla – Marvellous Vish

Recording Engineers – Manoj Raman (AM Studios) , Leroy C Jerson (Le Music Studio)

Mixed and Mastered – Ishit Kuberkar (Sound Potion Studios, Strum Studio)

Original Composition Credits – Nashad (Composer), Mehdi Hassan (Singer),

Lyrics – Qateel ShifaI