Tushar Bhatt's Gujarat

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation free lance
Location Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Introduction Now self employed as a journalist,writer and broadcaster. Was senior editor of The Times of India,Ahmedabad,and The Economic Times. Left job in 1998 to pursue an independent career in journalism and media.A book of mine in Gujarati, Reti ma rekhachitro won the first awards for biographical writing from Sahitya Akadami in 2003.Innumerable prizes and awards for journalism. In 45 years in the Ink Street have focussed writing on people rather than politicians, wrote extensively on socio-economic issues. Though fluent in Gujarati too,my entire working life was spent in English journalism.
Interests reading, writing, teaching and meeting people and going to places.
Favorite Movies I am not a movie buff. Find movie watching time wasting, titillating and serving as opium for the masses.
Favorite Music Hindustani classical vocal and instrumental.
Favorite Books works of Gorky, Jack London, Norman Mailer, James Thurber, Shakespeare are some of my favourite writers.I prefer quality writing.Dislike novels.Much of reading is of non-fiction.