MURPHY RA­DIO

1966

India Today - - STATES -

Few can for­get the chubby Murphy baby, but in 1966 it was Sharmila Tagore who was urg­ing In­di­ans to ‘buy a Murphy for Di­vali’. The rein­ven­tion of vin­tage tran­sis­tors sets has re­vived mem­o­ries of Murphy. Anurag Basu, in his 2012 film Barfi makes a ref­er­ence to it; its epoy­mous lead char­ac­ter shares a birth­day with the brand

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