Medal for his mirth

Despite being indisposed, actor-director-producer Dinyar Contractor traveled to Delhi to receive the honor from the President of India
Parinaz Gandhi

To the veteran stage actor, timing an entry comes instinctively. Even though confined to a wheelchair, Dinyar Contractor managed to enter the portals of Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi to hear the national anthem being played at the commencement of the awards function. Had he reached a couple of minutes later on March 16, 2019, he might have missed an audience with the President and Prime Minister of India. "If I hadn’t gone, I would have repented,” the 77-year-old actor-director-producer told Parsiana six days later. Relating the sequence of events, he recalled that on March 11 he received an SMS stating......

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