Bangalore: Sandalwood matinee idol Dr Rajkumar's biography 'Dr
Rajkumar: The Person Behind The Personality' has fetched above Rs
35 lakhs in 50 days after its release. The book written by Puneet
Rajkumar was launched by the first family of Kannada film
industry on June 1.
Reports say that 'Dr Rajkumar: The Person Behind The
Personality' is selling like a hotcake. The coffee table book has
managed to earn more than Rs 35 lakhs and close to 2,000 copies
have been sold in Kannada and English versions. The amount will be
donated to improve the infrastructure of our government schools in
While the Kannada version of the book is priced Rs 2,250, the
English version is Rs 2,750 and the first copy was purchased by
Parvathamma Rajkumar for Rs 1 lakh on the day of the book launch.
The book, which is co-authored by Prakruthi N Banavasi, an
educationist, throws light on Rajkumar's life and his journey to
Puneet Rajkumar took eight years to complete the book, which has
over 1,750 rare pictures of the legendary actor.