The Sound of Music

I started learning Indian classical music when I was a child. Every time the doorbell rang at 2 o clock on a Saturday afternoon, which was the time for music lessons, I’d lock myself up in the bathroom and would kick up a row when I was forced out. I hated it. My growing interest … Continue reading The Sound of Music

The Bombay Local

I grew up in South Bombay (like many others my age, I can't call it anything but Bombay) a world far removed from that of the local train. All we knew of the mysterious stations was that a sea of people seemed to pour in and out of underground platforms around Churchgate all day, every day, … Continue reading The Bombay Local