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Sunday, January 3, 2010

"Celeb-ratory" Conversations...

Many years ago, when I was still a schoolgirl (and a typical one at that), my sister chanced upon a certain celebrity's phone number and passed it on to me. Now, I will not reveal who the celeb was, but I can tell you that she remains a very highly respected actor even today.

So, after dilly-dallying for a fairly long period of time, and several bouts of indecisiveness, I finally mustered the courage to pick up the phone one day and call her up.

She answered.

The typical schoolgirl that I was, my enthusiasm obviously showed.So I was scared I would offend her unknowingly. But to my delight,she was warm. And incredibly patient with my queries.

My conversations with her continued for over three years. I would ask her about showbiz, her roles and her family, and tell her about my school life, my interests and my family.

Then one day, she changed residences. And with that changed her phone number. We never spoke again.

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Every once in a while, I think of those times. And whenever I do, I am amazed by her down-to-earth persona. She was an established actor; she did not need to humour my whims. But she still did, because she cared enough to make a little girl smile.

I never did manage to meet her in person, but it is one thing I really want to do. Maybe someday, I will get a chance to interact with her again. And then, I will let her know how very special she made my childhood. And my life.

Much Love,

Me.

5 Words Of Wisdom (WOWs):

Shaiz said...

hi :) great posts. hope u keep posting :)

Mishree said...

thank u shaiz :-)

Aki said...

I guess ,I know who the person is...!
and I'm very sure that she'd be more delighted than you ,if she comes to know about the incident & you!

I wish that may this wish of yours become true & add yet another beautiful chapter in your life!!

God Bless you. Always :)

Regards
- Aki

Mishree said...

Hi Aki,

thanx so much...I hope it materialises somewhere down the road...!

Polo said...

I love that I know who it is you're talking about and that I knew much before this blogpost!