Archana Pai Kulkarni

Archana Pai Kulkarni's Thesepeoplehere

This blog is about people who have touched my life in myriad
ways

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Different Strokes: P. K. (Joe) Kamath, Cricket’s Unsung Man
Different Strokes: P. K. (Joe) Kamath, Cricket’s Unsung Man
He was a man of few words. I learnt to gauge from the force and intonation of his monosyllabic answers, whether he was happy or cross, though with him, I could get away with blue murder. He rose ea…...
2 Years Ago
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The Father I Did Not Know
I cannot truly say that I do not know him. I have his blood running through my veins. I know from a couple of black and white, dog-eared photographs that I look like him. My eyes, I’ve inheri…...
3 Years Ago
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Embracing Wellness
I was told that she didn’t mince her words, that what you saw was what you got. I was told that she was straightforward and honest, sometimes brutally so. I like people who wear no masks. I w…...
3 Years Ago
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Krishna of Konkan
I didn’t notice him as we checked in at the reception, at a resort at Kudal, in Konkan. He was standing behind us, waiting patiently for us to complete our formalities. It was only when the m…...
4 Years Ago
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Behind the Closed Door
We lived cheek by jowl in bright, roomy houses, as tenants who rented them under the then prevalent pagdi system. A weathered, wooden door separated us, and had it not been kept bolted from both si…...
4 Years Ago
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The Cab Drivers of Kolkata
It was my first visit to Kolkata. My friend Sangeeta who was accompanying me was familiar with the city, having lived there a couple of decades ago, for close to four years. As we walked out of the…...
4 Years Ago
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