A Legend Passes On
May 16, 2001
'You acted exactly as I imagined Swami to be'
Master Manjunath did not know R K Narayan well. But his life's biggest compliment came from
the master author.
May 15, 2001
'I'm giving you a lot of trouble'
'Hours before he went on ventilator, he told me about a short novel he wanted to write. The story
was about the life of a grandfather.' N Ram pays tribute to his good friend, R K Narayan.
May 14, 2001
'I'm a very boring fellow'
Anvar Alikhan asked R K Narayan if he would autograph his copy of Bachelor Of Arts.
Narayan turned the book around. "You paid two hundred rupees for this book?!" he said
indignantly, seeing the price at the back. "Why do you waste your money like this, I say?"
May 13, 2001
'Narayan put English writing up on a pedestal'
Noted photographer T S Satyan on R K Narayan.
'He said he hoped to write till his fingers came off'
Sociologist M N Srinivas on R K Narayan.
R K Narayan, R IP
R K Narayan passes away at 95