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Using his voice to sing, protest and write, TM Krishna has made a habit of captivating his every audience.

In early 2001, Chennai-based musician, commentator, writer and activist Thodur Madabusi (T.M.) Krishna published his first piece of writing in The Hindu; it was a rebuttal: "I had to express how I felt." Though he began writing every once in a while, he never thought he would become a columnist or an author. "I guess writing happened as my interaction with life expanded," says Krishna, for whom writing, like

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