I first discovered that I could write when I was in high school. A quaint revelation growing up in the
In those days, during the early 1980s,
The national obsession was soccer and I remember playing the sport daily just before class in soaring temperatures well above 40 degrees Celsius. A repugnant thought for the uninitiated I’m sure. But then, I was only the backie as some of my classmates felt I was too rough or violent a soccer player. I could do little harm confined to my D, chatting up my goalie at times as the centre forwards were in the other team’s D. Though that wasn’t always the case as I did save the day on many an occasion. My inimitable style gave my defense team mates the chance to repel the ominous danger of a goal against us. My favorite football club at the time was Liverpool FC,
Looking back, I often feel it was a relatively innocent and stable time. Rebellions had passed with the 70s. A time when Microsoft and CD-Rs/DVD-Rs had yet to arrive and change the world for evermore. Today, Divas are emphatic and music is drivel.
I am Indian by decent. Born to parents from the Konkan region in the state of
A first attempt at writing a Political Thriller of a novella with a twist landed me a vanity publishing contract from
I remember, through jams with my band as a rock ‘n roll front-man or through life in general, I never imagined that I would end up as a writer in corporate communications scripting for audio visuals, and least of all in a city like Bombay. My love of writing actually began with fiction. But, for all practical purposes, that is what I do for a living today.