Srinagar: Moosa Saleem talked about his book ‘When things went south’ at a book reading session here on Sunday. A Mumbai based filmmaker and music composer from Kashmir, Musa currently has also worked with internationally acclaimed director, Kujtim Cashku and is presently an assistant director in a Balaji Production film shot entirety in Kashmir.
The function, which was organized by Parsa Foods Srinagar, was attended by people from all walks of life including academicians, writers, poets and journalists.
An anthology of four thrilling novellas, the book begins with a gripping story titled Silent Obsession, which revolves around the protagonist, Vikrant, who is faced with two choices, killing his wife or living the life of a criminal.
The second novella, In Too Deep, centres around a high-school teacher who kidnaps a student and consequently, all hell breaks loose.
In the third story, Maqaam, a struggling rock band in a Muslim region is trying to make their own way.
The fourth story, Skin Mask, deals with the mysterious killing of a wealthy businessman, who is found dead in the street post-midnight.