The Kalki magazine

The jail doors clanged open. A free Krishnamurthy had gone in as India’s highest paid magazine editor but walked out as an unemployed writer. His  joining the individual sathyagraha call of Gandhi had irked his boss at Ananda Vikatan- SS Vasan who had with embarrassing firmness stressed that Krishnamurthy was not welcome back. Patience ceases…

A star is made

“Who am I, a mere Prime Minister before a Queen, a Queen of Music” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. A scorpion stung Apitha. No medication offered succor in her dying throes and to her, the culmination surprisingly came as a reprieve. Back home in Madras, she had left her daughters and husband Sadasivam but with them…