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  • Mafia Queens of Mumbai
  • The real story of the wily woman of Dongri
  • Mafia Queens of Mumbai
  • The phone call that changed Monica Bedi's life
  • Mafia Queens of Mumbai
  • When Ashraf Khan aka Sapna didi saw her lover get murdered

Publisher's Summary

From victims to victims to victors, this collection of stories contains intricate details of 13 women who went on to leave their permanent mark on the face of the Mumbai Mafiosi.

©2011 S. Hussain Zaidi, Jane Borges (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Guns and Roses

A wonderful journey into the Mafia world of Mumbai, introducing the Ladies who made it big in the men's world. The narrators did an amazing job of bringing the emotions behind the story and mesmerising from the beginning to the end. Kalki stands tall above all else !!

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Such AMAZING stories of female mafia queens

They are big drug peddler / prostitution ring leaders, but these stories don't portray them as heroes. Instead, it provides their back stories and provides us with a human side to their otherwise notorious nature.
Kalki shines as a narrator with her smooth voice and Radhika shows us that her emotions are well portrayed through voice.
Well worth the time spent!

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Radhika Rao Kalki's narration is a game changer

While so much is already written about the Mumbai underworld, this one takes your through the intriguing unknown paths of the known territories

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Mafia Queens of Mumbai

Really this is great audio book!
Voice is great
Performance of each performer is great
Radhika Aapte's voice is awesome...

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Women Mafias

We are so conditioned to think mafia as men but listening to the stories of women mafia somewhere it made me proud that we are there. I don’t think any other audible stories would sound as good as this one. The performance of Kalki, Radika and Rajkumar has been amazing. Thank you for reading these stories for us. loved every bit of it!!

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Content can get a bit of a drag

I can understand that the selling point of the book is the celebrity voicing but the content is a bit of a drag in its perspective and narrative. Also, the need for a language consultant is a must as local words when do heavily mispronounced become a pain point.

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Very Gripping Story

Story of Infamous 13 Women of Mumbai crime world. Just made my train journey wonderful. Completed it in one go. Very gripping action genre Book , with real time characters. I felt like watching the documentary of Mumbai underworld .

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Beautiful narration

I was excited to hear this book not only because of the narrators but also as it was about people you had read about from childhood. The stories are very well put together.

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interesting read

Brings back memories of some of those amusing stories of Bombay underworld. Well researched pieces....helps listener to discover those characters differently.

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Excellent Exhilarating and Entertaining!!

The book just wows the reader / listener. This is my introduction book from Mr. Zaidi. His simple story telling style mixed with realism makes this book a quick read. The female characters are strong willed and unapologetic, for their time they are much more open minded and forward thinking than the rest. The narrators also add a lot to the book’s overall experience. It’s a must read for someone who what’s to be a crime reporter, or enjoy crime genre movies or shows.

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  • Vinay D.
  • 07-10-20

Lost in Narration

A great audio book is when you forget its being narrated and definitely forget everything about the narrator. Unfortunately this isn’t one of them. A great book ruined by poor narration. I thought the book itself is great with well researched stories. However the narration is so poor that it’s completely ruined the book. Half eaten words, poor expressions and generally lack lustre. I really really wish this book had better narrators or even just one good one