Balaji Vittal is an Indian author who won the National Award for the ‘Best Book On Cinema’ for the non-fiction title ‘RD Burman’ he co-authored with Anirudha Bhattacharjee. He talks to Abstract AF about ‘Pure Evil’, his first solo work published by Harper Collins in December 2021. It’s an incredibly well-researched book on Bollywood’s tryst with villains over the decades. They come in all kinds of shades, sizes and surprise packages. Vittal scoured through multiple sources, spoke to several actors, movie-makers, to write this book that is filled to the brim with Bollywood trivia.

From his favorite villains to interesting anecdotes that did not make it to the book, watch the award-winning author discuss his book and movies in an interview to us. Do subscribe to our channel.