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Sachin Tendulkar 'overwhelmed' with record-breaking response to autobiography 'Playing It My Way'

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said that he was overwhelmed with the kind of response his autobiography 'Playing It My Way' had received from all the fans and readers.

Sachin Tendulkar 'overwhelmed' with record-breaking response to autobiography 'Playing It My Way'

New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said that he was overwhelmed with the kind of response his autobiography 'Playing It My Way' had received from all the fans and readers.

Tendulkar took to Twitter to express his feelings.

The icon's autobiography entered the Limca Book of Records for being the best-selling adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories.

The book, published by Hachette India, was released on Nov 6, 2014 and has broken all records for an adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories with 1,50,289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions.

The book's orders, on day one, already saw it pulling ahead of both pre-order and lifetime sales of the world's top adult hardbacks Dan Brown's Inferno, Walter Issacson's Steve Jobs and JK Rowling's Casual Vacancy.

Boria Majumdar was the co-author of Tendulkar's autobiography. It also holds the record in retail value terms having logged up Rs 13.51 crore with its cover price being Rs 899.

(With PTI inputs)

 

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