He carried cables on a film set. He teamed up with friends named Arvind and Manish to save Delhi. He started a media company that said Boo to advertisers. Abhinandan Sekhri joins Amit Varma in episode 254 of The Seen and the Unseen to speak about the many things he's learned during his rich and unconventional life.
Also check out:
1. Abhinandan Sekhri on Twitter, Instagram and Newslaundry.
2. Subscribe to Newslaundry.
3. PG Wodehouse on Amazon.
4. War and Peace and The Thorn Birds.
5. The Return of the Native -- Thomas Hardy.
6. Far From the Madding Crowd -- Thomas Hardy.
7. Leo Tolstoy, Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare on Amazon.
8. Mills and Boon on Amazon.
9. Rang De Basanti.
10. Amusing Ourselves to Death -- Neil Postman.
11. It is Obscene -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
12. Highway on My Plate.
13. Gustakhi Maaf on NDTV.
14. The Barkha Dutt Files -- Episode 243 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Barkha Dutt).
15. The Dark Side of Indian Pharma -- Episode 245 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Dinesh Thakur).
16. Dinesh Thakur interviewed by Madhu Trehan.
17. Monsoon Wedding -- Mira Nair.
18. Uday Mahurkar's books on Savarkar and Modi.
19. MSK Vlogs -- Mohammed Salim Khan's YouTube channel.
20. The Power of Imagination -- Mohammed Salim Khan.
21. Public Opinion -- Walter Lippmann.
22. Filhaal -- Meghna Gulzar.
23. Luck is All Around -- Amit Varma.
24. Luck by Chance -- Zoya Akhtar.
25. Accident on the Sets of Devdas. (And then another one.)
26. 'Journalism is a Combat Sport' -- Abhinandan Sekhri.
27. A Life in Indian Politics -- Episode 149 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Jayaprakash Narayan.)
28. Our Parliament and Our Democracy -- Episode 253 of The Seen and the Unseen (w MR Madhavan).
29. India After Gandhi -- Ramachandra Guha.
30. Em and the Big Hoom -- Jerry Pinto.
31. Shame -- Salman Rushdie.
32. The Ground Beneath Her Feet -- Salman Rushdie.
33. Shalimar the Clown -- Salman Rushdie.
34. Brighton Rock -- Graham Greene.
35. The Great Gatsby -- F Scott Fitzgerald.
36. Real Dictators.
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