On his birth centenary on May 2013, veteran actor Balraj Sahni's grandniece, Malavika Sangghvi, recounts his extraordinary but sad life.The world knew him as Balraj Sahni, the celebrated actor, humanitarian and litterateur. But for me, he was always Balrajji or Mamaji, my maternal grandmother's younger brother and hence my granduncle. In many ways, he defined our family and gave the clan its moral fibre and its mythology, its deep unspeakable sadness and its great leaps of sunshine. ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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'A lovely boy with a heart of gold', 'A man who regrets his days as a drug addict', 'A boy gone astray' -- Sanjay Dutt's friends swear by him. Malavika Sangghvi decodes the man who's in trouble, yet again.When I first met Sanjay Dutt 17 years ago while researching Black Friday, I found the man was down to earth, humble and genuinely affectionate unlike so many filmi people," says S Hussain Zaidi, noted crime reporter and author of Black Friday and Dongri to Dubai, books that lay bare ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Hero with a communication problem Business Standard, 1 month ago
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