He also discusses the songs of other greats, like Shailendra and Sahir Ludhianvi; his favourite music directors, like SD and RD Burman, Hemant Kumar and AR Rahman; and playback singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Vani Jairam, Jagjit Singh and Bhupinder Singh.
The second part of the book contains two poignant first-person accounts of working among the CICL by Kalpana Purushothaman, a trained psychologist and a member of a Juvenile Justice Board in Karnataka, and Puneeta Roy, who translates her skills in expressive arts into offering tools to interned children for self-empowerment and healing.
As she rebuilds her identity now in the big city, she wonders what it would be like to start a new life based on love and respect with Ramrao, a trade union leader who shares her ideologies and dreams.
As exciting and pulsating with action as Book One, The Prophecy, this sequel hurtles along till it culminates in a thrilling climax. And at its core is Maya, a protagonist like none other—strong, brave, curious.