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U.G. KRISHNAMURTI

A Life

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mahesh Bhatt

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This work  was originally published
in VIKING by Penguin Books India (P) Ltd.,
in 1992
with copyright by Mahesh Bhatt
and is published here
with the courtesy of
the publisher.
 
 
 
 
 

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 Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
 
 

Part I

The Encounter
Early Years
Life Among the Theosophists
Locking of Horns
Adrift in London
UGPhotos
Endings
What Is That State?
Calamity
Aftermath
Years After
The Never-ending Story
 
 

Part II

Conversations
 
 
 
 
 

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To my children

Pooja, Sunny and Shaheen

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Acknowledgements

    My grateful thanks to Drs. J.S.R.L.Narayana Moorty
and Dr. Larry Morris for their heartfelt and untiring
 helpfulness in writing this book. If it were
not for them this work would never
have seen the light of day.
 
 
 

 

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Mahesh Bhatt, a leading film director, was born in 1948 into a family of film makers. In 1970, he dropped out of college and took to film making himself, directing his first Hindi feature film at the age of twenty-one.  To date, he has directed and released twenty-one films of which Saransh won the Special Jury Award at the Moscow Film Festival in 1985.
 
 
 

Cover design by Amiya Bhattacharya
Cover photograph by the author

 

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