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Do and Die : The Chittagong Uprising 1930–34 is a 1999 historical non-fiction book written by the Indian author Manini Chatterjee.[1] The book tells the real-life story of revolutionary leader Surya Sen and his role in the Chittagong armoury raid.[2]

Do and Die
Do and Die 2010.jpg
Front cover of the 2010 edition
AuthorManini Chatterjee
PublisherPenguin Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (Paperback)

The book was awarded the Rabindra Purashkar Award in 2000.[3] It was adapted into the 2010 film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and starring Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone.[4]


  1. ^ Menon, Parvathi (March 2000). "Chittagong saga retold". Frontline. 17 (5).
  2. ^ Dasgupta, Swapan (24 January 2000). "Khadi and khaki". India Today. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  3. ^ Advani, L. K. As I See it. Rupa Publications. p. 233. ISBN 978-81-291-2315-2.
  4. ^ "First look: Deepika in Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey". Retrieved 27 April 2011.