Kundan Lal Saigal’s deep, melodious, pitch perfect voice mesmerized an entire generation of South Asians. His modest oeuvre comprising of ghazals, film songs, bhajans and Rabindra sangeet was enough to declare him as the greatest singer of 20th century
The writer remembers his father Group Captain VC Mankotia, flying a transport plane
turned into a bomber, the valiant Armed Forces fighters, who staked their lives in the Bangladesh
Liberation War. Flying down the memory lane and a heartfelt tribute on its 50 th anniversary.