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Parmeshwar Godrej: Dynamic doer

The author remembers Parmeshwar Godrej, a multi-faceted woman of style and substance who knew how to stay in vogue

Sunil Sethi 

I once had to record a half-hour television show with Richard Gere at the height of his crusade to mobilise money and public opinion for the AIDS campaign in India. After it was over I asked why he and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had chosen Parmeshwar Godrej as their key partner. His creased, handsome, bespectacled face broke into a wide smile. "That's easy," said the unusually affable and eloquent actor, also a devout Buddhist, ticking off the reasons on his fingers. "She's a dynamo and a doer. She has an amazing ability to connect with people and bring ...

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The author remembers Parmeshwar Godrej, a multi-faceted woman of style and substance who knew how to stay in vogue

I once had to record a half-hour television show with Richard Gere at the height of his crusade to mobilise money and public opinion for the AIDS campaign in India. After it was over I asked why he and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had chosen Parmeshwar Godrej as their key partner. His creased, handsome, bespectacled face broke into a wide smile. "That's easy," said the unusually affable and eloquent actor, also a devout Buddhist, ticking off the reasons on his fingers. "She's a dynamo and a doer. She has an amazing ability to connect with people and bring ...

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