Manoj Bajpayee launches the Hindi version of Neeraj Pandey’s novel, Ghalib Danger in Delhi!

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New Delhi: Neeraj Pandey, who is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter known well for his films like Special 26 and A Wednesday, has written a novel called Ghalib Danger which was released in 2013.

Owing to the positive response he received for the novel, the talented filmmaker with Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has collaborated with the director in several films like, Aiyaary, Naam Shabana (2017) and Special 26 (2013) unveiled the Hindi version of his appreciated book at Constitution Club of India, New Delhi on Friday.


The book titled Ghalib Danger is a story of Kamran Khan, a cocky young taxi driver trying to make it big in Mumbai. The story revolves around how Kamran’s life changes when he saves a don called Mirza from being killed.

Speaking to Media and sharing his experience on writing a novel, Neeraj Pandey said,

“With the novel you have the luxury of putting the story on pause mode for a couple of pages and describing something else, say an anecdote, or a history and then come back to the story. The English version has reached a large audience and I wanted the book to be read by the Hindi readers too.”

When, Neeraj Pandey was asked if he will ever produced a film on his book, would he cast Manoj Vajpayee, He said,

“Well if i decide to make a film on Ghalib Danger, i would like cast Manoj to be a part of it.”

Answering the same question Manoj Bajpayee said,

“Well I am a greedy actor, I would like to play both the characters, Kamran and Mirza.”

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