Someone once said to me that I
have the gift of goddess Ritambhara
when it comes to speaking. I don't
know how true this is, but over the
last many years, I have found great
success as an orator on different
I was awarded Chaitraban
Puraskaar ( चैत्रबन पुरस्कार )
I was awarded Best Orator Award in
the name of P. B. Bhave
( पु. भा. भावे ) in 2002.
Since 1995 I am performing a show
called Gappashtak ( गप्पाष्टक ).
To date, I have performed 1530
shows all over the world in 15
countries outside of India.
I may mention here with a bit of
pride, that once in Minneapolis,
UA, my entire programme ‘Gappashtak’
was given an
popular demand and I happily
performed the entire 2-1/2 hour show
once again on the spot, but this
time with a different content !
Perhaps this has happened for the
first time in the history of one-man