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Showing posts from April, 2016
(Bhopal) “I am a labourer. I have four children. Life is smooth, there is no special reason to be happy or sad.”
(Bhopal) “We all are from one family. Currently, we work as day labourers but are looking for some home-based work. We live in a rented accommodation; none of us has a house. Also, we do not have a ration card. We applied for a ration card and we even gave money whenever somebody asked, but we could never get it.”
(Delhi) “I have a few concepts twirling in my mind, as soon as they crystallize, I shall begin my new book. My last book ‘The Curse of Nalanda’ was released in February 2016. Earlier I worked with Doordarshan, which was the only channel available then. The highest TRP grosser was ‘Saptahiki’ as it provided glimpses of the movie to be shown on Sunday evening and clips of film songs for Chitrahaar. I was lucky to be compering this programme. People still remember Mahabharatserial. I was assigned the interview of its most popular character Krishna; the interview was a huge hit. That was the peak of my career with Doordarshan, as I lost my voice after working there for 13-14 years. I was unable to speak, and used paper and pen to convey what I had to say. Doctors, Homeopaths, Vaid, Hakim, speech therapist were all consulted, but there was no improvement. Someone suggested music therapy, yoga and Pranayam. This suggestion was helpful. I started learning music and slowly my voice started c…