The Master Blaster stands indefatigable as the world’s highest Test century maker.
Abhijit Chatterjee on the matchless strokes of the cricketing legend
December 10, as the sun was slowly dipping over the boundary wall of the
Ferozeshah Kotla ground in Delhi, cricketing history was being created.
After being stranded at 99 for seven deliveries, when Sachin Tendulkar
turned the ball from Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Vaas to the square leg area
for a single, not only did the spectators at the stadium stand up to
salute the greatest contemporary Indian cricketer but the entire nation
came to a near standstill.
A host of talent
Live anchoring gives me a
kick, says Madhukar Malhotra in a one-to-one with Shveta
28-year-old Madhukar Malhotra, an anchor, tells you that television is
not his first love, you get a little confused as it is assumed that
television is the best bet for anchors. "It is anchoring for live
shows that raises my adrenalin levels," admits this vivacious
Flashes of Wonder magic
Morris was the boy genius who became Stevie Wonder. Black American music
has had a long venerable tradition of performers born into poverty and
blindness and, as a child, Wonder was quick to pick a role model.