Alia Bhatt, Radhika Apte and other B-town divas share the book they are reading on the World Book Day

On this year's World Book Day, people utilized the best use of the occasion due to the lockdown imposed to contain the COVID-19 spread. the Bollywood actors also picked up their favourite books from the shelf on this special day and shared their favourites to their fans. 

by Roselet Sheena Merli

Updated: Apr 24, 2020 17:05 IST

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Books recommended by B-town divas

In the year 1955, World Book Day was started by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing, and copyright. Currently, the day is observed in more than 100 nations. 
If you are also looking for a recommendation, see what the actor Alia Bhatt, Esha Gupta, and other celebrities are reading. 

Books suggested by Celebs:

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt very often proved that she is a true bookworm. If you take a look at her social media posts, you will not fail to see the cover picture of many books. On the occasion of World Book Day, Alia read Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, illustrated by Jim Kay.

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Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna read a book titled "Matilda". The book is of the fantasy genre. In the slide show, she also gave a sneak peek into the book. 


Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor also shared a photo of the book "The Secret Principles Of A Genius". The book is written by I.C. Robledo. In the caption, she wrote a thank you note to her Chhichhorey co-star Sushant Singh Rajput. 

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Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte read an autobiography book titled "My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell". She took Instagram to share a goofy picture of herself with the book. She captioned it as, '???? BOOKS ???? #worldbookday #whatwillwedowithoutyou'. 

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The book narrates an exaggerated and sometimes fictionalized way of the years that the author lived as a child with his siblings and widowed mother.

Esha Gupta

Esha Gupta is reading a book titled "Ayn Rand The Fountainhead". The actor shared a picture of the book and captioned it as, 'The more that you read the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go”- Dr.seuss'.

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