In the self-built cocoon of a secure life-style, I unwittingly got myself immersed in the assumed sense of importance. When I was not noticed, I felt ignored and slighted.
Our mindset was so inflexible those days. To think of a girl from an orthodox Brahmin family taking up to music as a profession and give concerts on stage was taboo. Even the very thought on this sort of endeavour was frowned upon.
Not that I claim I know a lot now. But now at least I know that music is a vast, deep and magnificent ocean. Plunging its depth one can uncover veritable jewels in all its splendorous colours, sparkling with its myriad moods and melodies.
I don’t quite recall my first brush with art, given my penchant for singing along with my aunt whose only leisure activity apart from home-management was singing.
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