Bhais Of Bengaluru

Bhais Of Bengaluru


For years, Bengaluru's underworld has been ruled by shrewd and notorious dons, who grew from small-time extortionists to dreaded names in real-estate circles. Kodigehalli Mune Gowda was crowned the city's first 'don' back in the 1960s, but it was in the '80s and the '90s that powerhouses like MP Jayaraj, Kotwal Ramachandra, 'Boot House' Kumar aka Oil Kumar, Muthappa Rai, Sreedhar, Bekkina Kannu Rajendra and Srirampura Kitty emerged. In Bhais of Bengaluru, Jyoti Shelar, a print journalist with ten years of work experience as a field reporter, explores this mysterious and fascinating underbelly of India's Garden City.


288 Pages | ISBN13 9780143427780
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Jyoti Shelar
Jyoti Shelar
A 32-year-old print journalist with ten years' work experience, Jyoti Shelar is currently working with Mumbai Mirror. In her decade-long career, she has covered various beats like crime, communities and healthcare. She has previously worked with Hindustan Times and Daily News and Analysis (DNA), where she first began covering crime and developing contacts with law enforcers as well as those on the other side of the law. She recently travelled to Bangkok to pursue a story on Chhota Rajan after he was deported to India in October 2016.
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