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When Lata Mangeshkar prayed for my first assignment

My first assignment, after I was confirmed as a sub-editor cum editor in the editorial desk of Screen weekly, was to meet Lata Mangeshkar and take down her nostalgia of her first lessons in classical hindustani vocal music from her father, Shri Deenanath Mangeshkar.  It was meant for a special article from her, in the… Continue reading When Lata Mangeshkar prayed for my first assignment

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You Meet People In Life For A Purpose

Author: Dr. Sharmila Adhikary, Akashvani Drama Section Artist in Hindi/Urdu, 21+ years, English Lecturer, 27+ years in Mumbai Date: August 1974 Place: Outside Ladies Common Room, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi. My friend Barbie made a strange request on that fateful day. Could I accompany her to the radio station, Ratu Road, as she had a… Continue reading You Meet People In Life For A Purpose