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This is how Anand Mahindra used to spend his weekend when he was 17!

Industrialist Anand Mahindra’s Twitter profile is indeed a treasure to find all sorts of pics and videos that get viral as soon as he shares it. Anand Mahindra usually focuses on sharing something important or interesting but in an entertaining way. Whatever he posts, it inspires us in some way or the other. The Chairman of Mahindra group takes to his microblogging site’s account in order to share some amazing memories and stories from his youth too. Profile is a gold mine of inspiring posts and videos and his latest post? Well, it is all about the nostalgic memories of him from 1972, when the chairman was just 17 year old. He has also posted a nostalgic photo of himself from his youth. The post, as usual, went viral. But this time, not due to any inspiring video or speech, but for the beauty of his memory and how beautiful it sounds. 

The tweet shared by Mahindra on Twitter showcased a picture of him from the year 1972, when he was a young boy of 17 and also, Mahindra shared how he used to spend his weekends in the caption and it will surely make you nostalgic.

As Mahindra posted the pic, he wrote in the caption of the post, which reads,  “Remembering the best weekends of my youth. In ‘72 -I was 17. A friend and I used to often hitchhike from ‘Bombay’ to ‘Poona’, taking rides on trucks. That’s probably when I developed my love for the open road. The movie ‘Parichay’ had come out and we would sing ‘Musafir Hoon Yaaron’” 

Long rides on a truck, fresh air, sunny day, open road, and a nostalgic song too, what a perfect feeling this is! Even this generation of youth would not miss the opportunity to feel this amazing experience. People those days were lucky enough to experience such a beauty of nature and open roads freely, that too regularly. And surely for some people this post may make you think about the golden memories of your childhood. If so, you’re not alone at all. Well, the post has garnered over 6,400 likes since being shared some hours ago. Even the comments section is filled with prized memories of other people, thus filled with nostalgia, and others dropped heart emoticons in their replies.

One netizen asked Mahindra, “So cool! So what happened between ‘ Musafir hoon Yaaron’ and THE MAHINDRA?”. To this, he replied with a beautiful line from the song itself. Mahindra replied with the line, “Main akela hi chala tha janib-e-manzil magar log saath aate gaye aur karvan banta gaya”

Another Twitter user wrote, “The kind of story that really warms your heart.

Kids these days get on a rat-race from preschool and miss out on all the fun and learning.” 

Not wrong though! The generation has changed to a great extent were experiencing these types of beautiful experiences is becoming hard day by day. 

Yet another one wrote, “Absolutely brilliant…..what a great way to experience the then era of freedom….. Natural choice on a truck cabin top, adventurous but,. “kuch real toofani kar diya aapne”

This post has raised many memories of a lot of people, and this brings a smile to everyone’s face. The comment section itself looks nostalgic with many memories awakened. Indeed Anand Mahindra never fails to make his followers happy with these small tweets, and make their day better!

Anand Mahindra has recently received the Padma Bhushan award from President Ram Nath Kovind on November 8. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan for his contributions in the field of Trade and Industry.

Sneha Sivakumar
Sneha Sivakumar
I am Sneha Sivakumar, a writer who fell in love with Creative Writing, and loves to provide entertaining articles about famous personalities.
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