(From The Times of India)
A scar reminds me of my childhood: My earliest memories are of my mother driving me to hospital after I collided with a wall and suffered a gash across my left eyebrow. This scar remains to remind me of my childhood in Kolkata, where I was born to Rupen and Kumud Bose on July 27, 1967. Anu, my elder sister, is my support system in life.
I was thrown out of class for arguing: From Kolkata, the family moved to Mumbai, where I completed kindergarten at Miniland and then shifted to Cathedral School. As a child, I just couldn't stand authority. I argued incessantly and was often thrown out of class for this.
I was driven by recognition: Medals, …