Rubies in my Ears, is an inspirational story of a life filled with pain, loss, adventure, fun, love and eventual success. After majoring in Political Science, from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta, but with no plans for the future, a chance meeting with a family friend takes Sanjiv to Tehran, Iran, with a promise of a glorious job and a glamorous life. Thus begins a journey of many twists and turns, and of life transforming experiences.
Sanjiv T Lall, is an entrepreneur, an avid traveler, and now a heritage property restorer and developer. Born in India, the son of a war hero, he has traveled the world, starting with his trip to Iran in 1977, where he worked for an American shipping company. For close to twenty years Sanjiv lived in Auckland, New Zealand, where he ran a successful clothing, travel and a boutique IT consulting company. Sanjiv now lives in Goa, India where he restores old Portuguese Heritage Villas and fulfills his passion of restoring World War II Ford GPW and Willys Jeeps.