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Khalid Mohammed : The Man Who Knows Too Much

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चवन्‍नी के पाठकों के लिए यह लेख ओपन मैग्जिन से। खालिद मोहम्‍मद से श्रद्धा सुकुमारन ने बात की है। फिल्‍मों पत्रकार इसे अवश्‍य पढ़ें। पढ़ने के बाद खुद को चिकोटी काट कर देख लें कि ने सच्‍चाई से कितने रुबरु हैं।  In more than 30 years of showbiz journalism, Mohamed has seen it all. The film critic and director reveals how movie stars became his surrogate family and why his new book is his last connection with the industry  Media

FAN BOY Khalid Mohamed says that he used to be a ‘fan boy’ before public relations ruined the thrill of the exclusive (Photo: ASHISH SHARMA) As media editor at The Times Of India (TOI), Khalid Mohamed was Filmfare editor and hosted its awards for nine years. He was influential too as the newspaper’s film critic for 27 years. Unsurprisingly, he formed deep associations with several movie stars, even seeing some of them as surrogate family. Among the books he authored was To Be Or Not To Be, a biography of Amitabh Bachchan, commissioned for the sup…