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By: Amritraj, Ashok.
Publisher: India Harper Collins Publishers 2013Description: 188 p.ISBN: 9789350293591.Subject(s): Motion picture producers and directors - Biography | Arts and entertainment industries | Movie producers (Persons) - Practice | Filmmakers - PracticeDDC classification: 791.43092 Summary: An inspirational story of making it against all odds What are the chances that a shy, insecure kid from India could become one of the most successful producers in Hollywood? Ashok Amritraj arrived in Los Angelesfrom Chennai with little more than a winning personality and a dazzling tennis game, honed at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. He had fallen in love with movies as a child and now fell in love with Hollywood. He longed to make the motion picture business his career. But how? Thirty years later, Ashok has become one of the most successful producers in Hollywood. He has made over a hundred films with global revenues in excess of $1 billion. From Chennai to Wimbledon to Hollywood, this is a gripping tale of grit and determination and of overcoming extraordinary obstacles. In the tradition of classic movie-industry tales, the people who walk through these pages include Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Sandra Bullock, Steve Martin, Dustin Hoffman, Sylvester Stallone, Angelina Jolie, Bruce Willis and many more.
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An inspirational story of making it against all odds

What are the chances that a shy, insecure kid from India could become one of the most successful producers in Hollywood? Ashok Amritraj arrived in Los Angelesfrom Chennai with little more than a winning personality and a dazzling tennis game, honed at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. He had fallen in love with movies as a child and now fell in love with Hollywood. He longed to make the motion picture business his career. But how?

Thirty years later, Ashok has become one of the most successful producers in Hollywood. He has made over a hundred films with global revenues in excess of $1 billion. From Chennai to Wimbledon to Hollywood, this is a gripping tale of grit and determination and of overcoming extraordinary obstacles. In the tradition of classic movie-industry tales, the people who walk through these pages include Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Sandra Bullock, Steve Martin, Dustin Hoffman, Sylvester Stallone, Angelina Jolie, Bruce Willis and many more.

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