Much has been said about Tiger Pataudi’s leadership qualities, his wit and charisma. But if there’s one thing I’ll remember him for, it is for making dirt honourable! Leadership and social graces are, after all, part of the DNA of those who are ‘to the manor born’. One tends to notice these things in the nobility only by their absence, and the Nawab of Pataudi had, if anything, a surfeit of the ingredients that make royalty a different kettle of fish.
September 24 2011, 1:07 pmRead More