How An Entrepreneurial Prisoner Broke Down Jail Walls

Santram has always loved books: the smell of their thick, dusty pages, the feel of their bound covers and the ideas and worlds that unfold when you read them. As a trained history teacher, he felt blessed to provide for his wife and daughters through such a fulfilling profession. But when he was found guilty of a crime a few years ago, he was forced to leave his family to fend for themselves while he served out his sentence in the Jhansi Jail. The prison’s tall stone facade didn’t just…

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How An Entrepreneurial Prisoner Broke Down Jail Walls

Tamannaah Bhatia says the most unexpected thing of her decade-long career so far has been being part of S.S Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali: The Beginning. “It came to me when I was going through the lowest lows of my career. After a series of failures, to be part of a project like Baahubali: The Beginning is dream-like, and it’s easily the most unexpected thing of my career,” Tamannaah told IANS. In the first part of Baahubali, she played a rebellious warrior, Avantika. She says she has an even better role…

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