February 10, 2018

Naseeruddin Shah's And Then One Day: A Memoir PDF

By Naseeruddin Shah

ISBN-10: 0670087645

ISBN-13: 9780670087648

Naseeruddin Shah’s glowing memoir of his early years, ‘from 0 to thirty-two’, spans his impressive trip from a feudal hamlet close to Meerut to Catholic faculties in Nainital and Ajmer, and at last to level and picture stardom in Mumbai. alongside the best way, he recounts his passages via Aligarh collage, the nationwide institution of Drama
and the movie and tv Institute of India, the place his good fortune eventually started to change.

And Then someday tells a compelling story, written with infrequent honesty and consummate beauty, leavened with tongue-in-cheek humour. There are relocating photographs of relatives, darkly humorous money owed of his schooldays, and brilliant cameos of administrators and actors he has labored with, between them Ebrahim Alkazi, Shyam Benegal, Girish Karnad, Om Puri and Shabana Azmi.

The money owed of his fight to become profitable via appearing, his experiments with the craft, his amorous affairs, his early marriage, his successes and screw ups are narrated with outstanding frankness and aim self-assessment. Brimming with pleasant anecdotes in addition to poignant, usually painful revelations, this booklet is a journey de strength, destined to turn into a vintage of the style.

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Nazrul Haque, a classmate, introduced me to cigarettes and found a willing pupil, a fascination for the smell of burning tobacco and the manner of people who smoked it being not uncommon among young boys. The remains of a cigarette were actually found by the dorm matron once in the pocket of one of my shirts going to the laundry. The punishment for smoking was expulsion and no questions asked. While I vigorously protested my innocence in the face of undeniable proof, it did seem for a while that my trunk would emerge shortly from the box room on its own.

Poor theatre, moneyed film Search for a voice Finding my spot Epilogue Illustrations Preface and acknowledgements Follow Penguin Copyright For my sons Imaad and Vivaan, the only two my family who don’t appear in this book... and for Dulha bhai and Apa bi, who might finally have understood. ‘... and then one day you find ten years have got behind you, no one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun’ — Pink Floyd, ‘Time’, Dark Side of the Moon ‘All that David Copperfield kind of crap’ I was born in Barabanki, a small town near Lucknow, in July of the year 1949 or maybe it was August of the year 1950.

This needs some recounting. Every time I ever saw a play, and this dates back to Mr Fixit, I would, while waiting for the curtain to rise, be intensely intrigued by exactly what was going on behind it. As the years flew past, I learnt it’s a welter of confusion, especially in school plays. But at that time I wanted nothing more than to be privy to what was brewing on the other side. And my opportunity came with this skit which our class put up for the Principal’s feast. This was Class 8, the year 1961, and I was twelve or eleven, depending on my mood.

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