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Fashion designer Manish Malhotra to pen memoir, slated for 2019 release

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Renowned has decided to give his fans a glimpse of his eventful career with an autobiography that will chronicle his journey in the world of and Bollywood, publishers Rupa Publications announced today.

The presently untitled book will be co-written with noted

The book will trace his forays into modelling followed by design, peppered with interesting trivia about with leading Indian actresses of 90's.

It will also shed light on the concept of styling in Bollywood, and back-stories on the ideas for stylising heroes and heroines in landmark films such as "Dilwale Dulhanaiya Le Jaeyenge" and "Rangeela".

"I finally thought the time was right for me to tell the story of my life. After completing 25 years in the industry, my life has become entwined with and its constituents. Now, after having completed 13 years of my couture label, I feel my journey can inspire those who find fashion as their true calling," said.

Publishers said the book will see the recounting his relations not just with leading ladies like Rekha, Sridevi, Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Sushmita Sen, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Kajol, Rani Mukherjee, Kareena Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt, but also talk about his interactions with international celebs like of Pop Michael Jackson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Campbell, Kylie Minogue, and the of

"has always dared to be different, and his story will not only dazzle, but will inspire the in every reader. I believe this beautifully written, captivating story will be cherished by people of all ages, and all over the world," Kapish Mehra, Managing Director, Rupa Publications India, said.

Kalra said the book was an attempt to capture some nuggets of Malhotra's life and bring them forward to "millions of his fans".

"has been a friend for over a decade and his life is more fascinating than can ever be put into words," she said.

The book is slated for a 2019 release.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 19:00 IST