The Commander

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    70 cl

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By Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir

Published 2019

  • About

The Parsi naval Commander, Kawas Nanavati, was a very dashing gentleman. When his beautiful English wife, Sylvia, confessed in 1959 that she was having a torrid affair, Nanavati sped over to her Sindhi lover’s apartment on the Nepean Sea Road and shot him three times. The Commander then gave himself up to be arrested at the naval base. The subsequent case became India’s most famous murder trial, not least due to the Commander’s good looks. Apparently Bombay’s women thronged the public galle