Tendulkar Opus: Sachin denies the use of his Blood in the book


Sachin Tendulkar has denied the news of using his blood on the book's signature page. He said that there was no truth in the news.

Sachin who was busy with the test against Sri Lanka at Galle said that he was focusing on the match and got the news on Thursday.

 It is reported that Karl Fowlerof Kraken Media, the publisher of the book told the UK's Guardian newspaper that 10 copies of the book would be printed using Tendulkar’s blood. The signature page of the special edition of the book will be a mix of Tendulkar’s blood and pulp which is used to create the papers.  Later in a statement Fowler said that the book would not carry any blood as mentioned in the several articles and TV reports that have appeared over the last few days.

The Name of the book is Tendulkar Opus. It is a photographic publication which celebrates sachin's career from the early years till date. It has 800-page work with some unpublished pictures of the little master. The book weighing 40kg will be finished in a silk covered clamshell presentation case with unique designs. Kraken is also expected to publish about 1,000 regular copies of the book to be sold for between $2,000 and $3,000.The book will be available at different price in various formats and free copies will be given to libraries all over India.

The Opus Collection is a series of publications ever produced on selected iconic events, organizations and personalities.

Tendulkar is the first cricketer to be given the Opus treatment.The Opus Collections  includes Ferrari, Manchester United, Diego Maradona, Michael Jackson and the Burj Khalifa.

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