July 12, 2024

People on the Hills

Malabar Hill – Mumbai

People on the hills is an initiate taken by our publication to write about residents of our hills. Who have done exceptional work and contribution for the welfare of our city and our nation. 

Charles Correa  :  Charles Mark Correa, resident of our Hills was an Architect and Urban Planner known for his contribution towards building a post-independent modern India. He reintroduced many features of traditional Indian architecture. He wasn’t just creating physical infrastructure but also developing convenient spaces and residences that blended in with their locality & climate. 

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Dr. Farokh Udwadia : Dr. Farokh Udwadia is a well-known and respected Physician in the medical community and among his patients for his ability to make correct diagnoses and treatment. Dr Udwadia always says ‘Medicine is learnt at the bedside’. He is more known for his diagnosis based on physical examination with human qualities of doctorpatient interaction, empathy, compassion and care.

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Dr Yusuf K. Hamied :  Dr Yusuf K. Hamied Chairman of pharmaceutical company Cipla, while introducing the book ‘Caring for Life: The Cipla Story Since 1935′ wrote in the foreword “There is another kind of chemistry, between people, that is even more important to us at Cipla. We have always sought to work with people who have bright minds and their hearts in the right place, strong in the belief that access to affordable quality medicine is a fundamental human right”.

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Late Dr Madhuriben Shah : We feel honoured and proud to write about Late Dr Madhuriben Shah (1919 to 1989), resident of our Hills, an illustrious and highly accomplished lady, she was a nationally and internationally acclaimed educationist. She was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India in the year 1977.

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Mrs. (JUSTICE) Sujata Vasant Manohar : Our country celebrated 75th year of Independence on 15th August with the theme “Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. All citizens proudly hoisted our ‘Tiranga’ outside their homes and balconies in response to the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign of the Government.

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Dr. Anita Garware : We are happy to publish this article about Dr. Anita Garware, wife of industrialist Late Chandrakant Garware and daughter in law of Late Padma Bhushan Abbasaheb Garware. She is a resident of our Hills and for over 50 years she has silently worked for social causes and for good of humanity without self promotion or publicity.

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Late Ustad Allarakha : We are proud to write and publish this article about Late Ustad Allarakha who resided in Shimla House at Nepean Sea Road in our neighbourhood. His mastery over ‘Tabla’ created waves all over the world and brought glory to Indian Classical Music and our country. His wrists, palms and fingers produced magic on the ‘Tabla’. Ustad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1977 and Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 1982, two great honours for an Indian

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