Back to resources

Keeping The Romance Alive

Others | Jan 1, 2000

What is the price of fame? Incessant travel, for one. Constant tension over the fickle media, for another. Smiling all the time in public, posing for photos with strangers, suffering autograph hunters, being surrounded, squeezed out of breathing space. Does all this bother A. Hariharan, the south Indian singer who’s made it big in the world of ghazal and pop? “Hey, I asked for this. I wanted it. No cribbing.” It’s all in the fame game.

View PDF

More like this

Others

Bangalore: A metropolis Slowly Crumbles

A few years ago. Bangalore was the boom city o f the South. Now the boom has gone bust. Last summer, just about a year ago, Bangaloreans were basking in the warmth of yet another addition to the string of monikers the city has acquired. Bangalore — the boom city — then seemed an awesome […]
Jun 1, 1984 | Article

Others  |  Gender Empowerment

Women's Day: Rohini Nilekani says her 20th century-born grandmother was modern in best sense of the term

Born Godavari Ketkar, at the turn of the 20th century, she spent her childhood in the sylvan surroundings of the Gwalior palace, as her father was an ambassador to the maharaja’s court. She spoke of going to the little local school in deer carriages. The beautiful young Goda came to Belgaum at the age of […]
Mar 8, 2020 | Article

Others

संविधान का वादा पूरा करने का अवसर

अधिकार… हर व्यक्ति को सामाजिक, आर्थिक, राजनीतिक स्वतंत्रता और न्याय की सुरक्षा ससम्मान मिले मैं कई बार सरकार, समाज और बाजार की निरंतरता के बारे में बात करती हूं। एक सफल समाज के लिए क्याें इन तीनों का सामंजस्य बनाकर साथ काम करना जरूरी है। आदर्श तौर पर सरकार या राज्य को अपने पास अत्यधिक […]
Jan 24, 2020 | Article

Others

Rohini Nilekani Sells Infosys Shares, Raises $27 Million For Charity

Rohini Nilekani, wife of Infosys cofounder Nandan Nilekani, disclosed Friday that she has recently sold 577,000 shares out of the 8 million shares that she holds in the outsourcer. The sale reduced her stake marginally from 1.41% to 1.31% which is still worth close to $370 million. The funds from the share sale, amounting to […]
Aug 3, 2013 | Personality