By S. Hussain Zaidi
Dongri to Dubai is the 1st ever try and chronicle the background of the Mumbai mafia. it's the tale of infamous gangsters like Haji Mastan, Karim Lala, Varadarajan Mudaliar, Chhota Rajan, Abu Salem, yet certainly, it's the tale of a tender guy who went off beam regardless of having a father within the police strength.
Dawood Ibrahim used to be initiated into crime as a pawn within the fingers of the Mumbai police and went directly to wipe out the contest and at last turned the Mumbai police’s personal nemesis.The narrative encompasses numerous milestones within the heritage of crime in India, from the increase of the Pathans, formation of the Dawood gang, the 1st ever supari, mafia’s nefarious position in Bollywood, Dawood’s circulation to Karachi, and Pakistan’s next alleged function in sheltering some of the most sought after folks within the world.This tale is basically approximately how a boy from Dongri turned a don in Dubai, and captures his bravado, cunningness, concentration, ambition, and lust for energy in a gripping narrative.
The meticulously researched ebook offers an in-depth and entire account of the mafia’s video games of supremacy and internecine warfare.
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