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I wanted to be a writer and thought of those whom I admire.

Ruskin Bond

In my school time I read Tagore, Narayan, and Mulkraj Anand and all these writers have influenced me in their own way.

Ruskin Bond

I was very fond of books and reading.

Ruskin Bond

A few years after my father’s death, my mother sent me to the United Kingdom for “better prospects” in 1951. Those four years were not easy.

Ruskin Bond

I mostly write short stories. They are best written in a continuous creative process.

Ruskin Bond

Many of our poets tend to patronise children by producing textbooks rather than poems.

Gulzar

Two years ago, I had thought of putting all Shabor stories into one volume.

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

A private detective can’t investigate a criminal case officially. So, I knew Shabor will be a police officer with no human weaknesses.

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Because of Gitanjali, his image in our mind is that of a saint. Not many people know about his romantic side, about the poetry he wrote during his youth. (On Rabindranath Tagore)

Gulzar

Tagore understood well that children need to be treated as equals

Gulzar

When my stories are adapted all I ask the filmmaker is that they shouldn’t change the story’s theme and underlying message.

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

I’m not sure if this is right. But I’m unable to shake him off. If this is wrong, let the Indian intellectual world forgive me.

Perumal Murugan

A censor is seated inside me now. He is testing every word that is born within me.

Perumal Murugan

Sometime tweets become good in 140 characters and sometime you can’t say what you want to say in a tweet.

Shobhaa De

I am a sentimental person. When I tweet I don’t calculate. It said straight from the heart. Sometime I get it right sometime I don’t.

Shobhaa De

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