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Blogger at 92

entertainment Updated: Jul 13, 2010 19:02 IST
Soumya Mukerji

Blogging has come of age in India. Ninety-two- year-old Mrinalini Sarabhai is the latest to hop onto the bandwagon. The legendary dancer has set up a blog on

“Ageing is a mindset. Keep working, keep interested and active!” she begins. It was her 26-year-old grandson, Revanta, who urged her into hitting the keyboard.

Mrinalini Not a lifestory

Blogs aren’t new to Mrinalini: “I am a passionate reader, always open to the throbs of the contemporary world. The word ‘blog’ was always there in my vocabulary. Whenever I hear about some interesting posts by people, I always check them out.”

The Padma Bhushan recipient plans to share personal anecdotes and random thoughts across her e-journal, which has two posts so far.

She is making sure the blog doesn’t read like the story of her life. Her autobiography was published in 2004. “I don’t think I should ‘trouble’ my readers again,” she says.

Tweeting is next. Says Sarabhai, “I will share my blog contents through Twitter and Facebook.”