Alas! Woodlands Drive-in restaurant is no more. Having stayed in Gopalapuram for fifty years,
I used to frequent Woodys as it was popularly known. Dr. P.B. Sreenivas loved the place so
much and one could always spot him in his favorite place penning a lyric or other.
He always carries a lot of pens in his pocket which I love. I too wished to carry three or four
pens in my pocket like him, but it has not happened so far.
Other than that, he is a great fan of singer O.S. Arun. I have seen him in most of the concerts
of O.S. Arun. Dr. P.B.S. has penned ghazals in tamil sung by O.S. Arun.
As a fan of Kulasekara Alwar I was glad to have bought the Mukundamala cassette sung by
Dr.P.B.S. I have listened to it scores of times.
On one occasion in a programme, I walked up to him and sang one stanza from Mukundamala.
He looked pleased.
|In a pensive mood?|