S. Hussain Zaidi


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S. Hussain Zaidi

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S.Hussain Zaidi is India's most prolific crime writer. Discover books he has authored, mentored, choreographed and presented under the aegis of Blue Salt imprint.

Zaidi began his career in journalism while working for the newspaper The Asian Age, where he became the Resident Editor. Zaidi later worked for several other periodicals, including The Indian Express, Mid Day and Mumbai Mirror. His in-depth research on the Mumbai mafia has been used[clarification needed] by international authors like Misha Glenny in McMafia and Vikram Chandra in his book Sacred Games. Zaidi was once kidnapped in Iraq.

Zaidi has covered the Mumbai mafia for several decades. His 2002 book Black Friday detailed the 1993 Mumbai bombings, an attack comprising 13 explosi
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Dawood's Father | Ibrahim Kaskar

Dongri To Dubai Six Decades of The Mumbai Mafia by S. Hussain Zaidi
At a young age, Dawood learnt that his father did not bow down to power but he rather made power work for his own benefit.

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