He quit school at the young age of 15 because his hero asked him to…. He was jailed because he […]
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People that Krishnan and I look upto !!!
Hay made her own Sunshine !
I first read her tiny book “You can heal your body” in 2004 and then the book which has become […]
The bald, witty, democratic “Tughlaq” no more!
His mentee Jayalalitha passed away yesterday and even before people could pour Earth over her coffin and the Earth settled, […]
Sing-In-Peace Dr. BalaMurali Krishna…
This loss is personal in a very unique way… The carnatic music legend Dr. Balamurali Krishna passed away today. It […]
The SUPER-DUPER Star
I haven’t watched “Kabali” and probably won’t till it comes on TV. But nothing will change how I feel about […]
Skewed priorities !
This note came to me over Whatsapp. …. Do read it. ******************* Forwarded by Gen Vinod Saighal I have a […]
Shiva as a boss …
Today is Maha Shivaratri – a very auspicious day. I am no expert on the spiritual aspects of this day, […]
Memorable – Twenty years later ..
He is Hareesh’s favourite violinist and Krishnan and I had attended his concert live with Hareesh some 20 years back […]
The Veena’s new synonym
My all time favourite Veena player is (late) Dr. Chitti Babu. I probably still have the cassette which had his […]
The lineage shows …
Her maternal grandfather is Palghat Mani Iyer and her paternal grandmother is D K Pattamal … Her genes ensured she […]