Books are a medium through which a person is teleported to a different universe and life. In fact, books have the ability to stay with you for the rest of your life and anyone who has ever read a single book will vouch for that. Every reader dreams of a perfect list of good books to read.
Need the inspiration to get into the habit of reading? Even our B-town celebs find time from their busy schedule to escape into the sweet haven of reading. Here are some recommended books to read by our favourite celebrities:
Shahrukh Khan: The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Our king khan of Bollywood is a master of everything. Along with being a great actor known for his charming boy roles and a celebrity with a quirky sense of humour, SRK enjoys reading books. His favourite book of all time is the comedy sci-fi series by Douglas Adams titled The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Aamir Khan: Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer
Bollywood’s Mr Perfectionist does not enjoy watching movies as much as he enjoys his quality time with books to read. Aamir Khan does not have just one favourite book, but a list of them. The list includes The Last Continent: Travels in Small-Town America by Bill Bryson, Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer, Mahabharata: The Epic of Ancient India, and much more.
Aishwarya Rai: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The beautiful green-eyed Miss world has read her favourite book one too many times. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a fantasy fiction. The book was translated into 70 different languages and later on went to become an international bestseller.
Deepika Padukone: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The ever charismatic and talented beauty found her favourite read in Khaled Hosseini’s book called The Kite Runner. It is a historical fiction based on a young boy and his close friend from Kabul. This book is an intriguing story based on relationships and how these relationships interconnect into our lives and make us who we are today.
Priyanka Chopra: Tell me your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon
When she is not busy playing an FBI agent Alex Parrish on Quantico or busy shooting for a Bollywood movie among the list of things piggy chops likes, she calls herself a bookworm. Her favourite books have been the thriller based book called ‘Tell me your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon ‘and the classic romance ‘Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare’
Virat Kohli: The Autobiography of a Yogi
Our Indian Cricket Captain is at his peak of his golden career. Virat Kohli is one of the biggest inspirations for the entire youth of our country and a famous heartthrob. He recently revealed the book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda’ changed his life. About the book, in an Instagram post, he said, “I love this book. A must-read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged. The understanding and implementation of the knowledge in this book will change your whole perspective and life. Believe in the divine and keep marching on doing good deeds.”
Books can change your life! Books are not just words; they are words that are mind opening and broaden your understanding of the world. And if our favourite celebs can find time from their busy schedule, we definitely can. Start reading and make a personal favourite list of books to read.