At the Times of India (TOI), where we have both worked, RK Laxman was always a towering and enigmatic presence that most people would not dare to strike up a conversation with -- he couldn’t be disturbed while at work and chose who he would speak to. Those days, he would emerge occasionally to walk down the corridor, to sift through the rows of newspapers with his sharp eye for detail that saw things that the editorial team couldn’t. He once beckoned Sucheta to see a picture o" /> At the Times of India (TOI), where we have both worked, RK Laxman was always a towering and enigmatic presence that most people would not dare to strike up a conversation with -- he couldn’t be disturbed while at work and chose who he would speak to. Those days, he would emerge occasionally to walk down the corridor, to sift through the rows of newspapers with his sharp eye for detail that saw things that the editorial team couldn’t. He once beckoned Sucheta to see a picture o" /> At the Times of India (TOI), where we have both worked, RK Laxman was always a towering and enigmatic presence that most people would not dare to strike up a conversation with -- he couldn’t be disturbed while at work and chose who he would speak to. Those days, he would emerge occasionally to walk down the corridor, to sift through the rows of newspapers with his sharp eye for detail that saw things that the editorial team couldn’t. He once beckoned Sucheta to see a picture o">

 

 

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ML: You were born in Mysore?
RKL: Yes, I was born in Mysore. Ours was a big family and I was the youngest of five brothers and two sisters and they were all very talented. My father was the head master of a high school. In those days, that made him a very powerful and influential man; he was very stern about discipline and I was quite scared of him. I really loved my mother. She...
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