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A Face In The Crowd – Usha Kini

Others | Oct 25, 1996

She has dared to be different in a staid world. Usha Kini, a producer on DD Bangalore, firmly believes that television can make a difference to our lives.

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Acceptance Letter | American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Thank you for your letter dated April 10, 2017, welcoming me as a newly elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. View PDF
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