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By Vandana Mishra,Jerry Pinto

Sushila Lotlikar used to be slightly in her youth while tragedy compelled her to renounce her schooling and subscribe to Parshwanath Altekar’s Little Theatre in Mumbai in 1940. however the younger Konkani lady quickly grew to become successful at the Gujarati degree and went directly to typhoon the Marwadi degree. after which, on the age of twenty-one, she retired. Taking her mother’s advice—‘The international of cinema and theatre is sort of a coal store, your arms are going to get black’—she married actor-writer Pandit Jaydeo Mishra and ‘moulted’ into Vandana Mishra. yet in a unique accident she used to be to come to the level twenty-two years later and start one other wonderful innings as a personality actor.

I, the Salt Doll is the tale of a superb woman—talented, resilient and possessed of an important zest for all times. both, it's a fascinating chronicle of a whole era—of existence in India over part a century, starting within the early Thirties. it's also a compelling portrait of Mumbai—seen from inside of; from the degree, from the guts of the outdated urban, from the recent suburbs—and in its personal quiet approach, a plea for the pluralism and variety that made it an outstanding metropolis.

Vandana Mishra lived via a few ‘interesting times’, and her singular voice during this narrative laced with songs and sayings will ring on your ears lengthy upon getting placed the booklet down.

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