India’s legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar cannot stop himself yet to achieve records even after retiring from international cricket. Sachin’s autobiography “Playing It My Way”, which is also co-authored by Boria Majumdar, now holds the Limca Book of Record for the ‘Bestselling Adult Hardback on Release (orders on the first day of publication)’. Also, it holds the record in retail value terms having logged up Rs 13.51 crore with its cover price being Rs 899.
Sachin’s autobiography was launched on 5th November 2014 in Mumbai. The book was covered all about Sachin’s life which had not been shared publicly before. There was included Sachin’s early life, his entire international career and aspects of his life.
Limca Book of Records described that records in their official website, “Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography Playing It My Way published by Hachette India was released on Nov 6, 2014 and broke 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.”