Since 1999

professor toofaanii publishers, Lansing, MI is happy to announce their 31st book,

The Bitter-Sweet Cocktail
Movies, Music, Wine, Women
The Life and Times of
C. Ramchandra


Dilip Shripad Phansalkar

Paperback, 6 by 9, 130 pages, black and white

The author is a veteran, retired Indian journalist with over 35 years’ experience in the profession.  He has worked for various reputed newspapers and lifestyle magazines. He is married to Vinaya, with two daughters Shilpa (teacher) and Deepti (lawyer) and grand-daughter Annette. He resides in Mumbai, India.

This a biography of the celebrated music director C Ramchandra based his Marathi autobiography. The year of birth and death of famous Indian personalities, wherever possible, has been added. A special mention has been made of the music maestro’s musical milestones and other trivia. Many rare pictures related to him and pictures of Suraiya from her personal collection are also included.





International Edition


The first 20 pages may be read here. To read please click on one page and read one at a time.



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