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Shailendra Pandey

Designation: Software Engineer

Location: Zee Digital, Mumbai

Shailendra Pandey, Software Engineer, Zee Digital, Mumbai, loves to enjoy life. He tells us about his typical day in office and also about his passion to compose shayaris.

Department and Location:

Zee Digital, Software Engineer, Mumbai

Role Description:

My role involves handling corporate sites as well as Zee domestic and international websites like Zeetelevision.com, Esselgroup.com, Esselnewsletter.com, Tensport.com, Zeetv.com, Zeebangla.com, Tenaction.com, Tencricket.com, Zeeuk and Zeeusa.

Personal Mantra:

I love to enjoy my life.

I compose shayaris in Hindi. My personal mantra is captured in one of the poems I have composed -

Ghuzare hue kal ki bahut yaadein aati hai,

Kuch lamho se aankhen u bhar aati hai,

Woh shubha nirali, Shaam rangeen doob jaati hai,

Jab aap jaise dosto ki yaad aa jati hai !!!

My Day Starts with:

My days start with a cup of hot tea prepared by my mother. Along with the cup of tea I prefer to read newspapers. Then comes the most challenging part of my day i.e travelling to office in a crowded local train.

My Typical Day in Office:

A typical day in office is developing new features for various websites and maintaining them. My day in the office is very hectic with a lot of work and meetings but I love my work and so enjoy doing it.

Lunch Hour Means:

It's a perfect time for good food with my colleagues. I do not carry my lunch box and so either head to a restaurant nearby my office or head to the office canteen.

My Passion:

Apart from work, I am very passionate about Ghazal and Retro music. As I said before, I am also passionate about composing shayaris in Hindi. On weekends I usually prefer to play cricket as it is a perfect stress buster. On weekends, I also love to spend time with my family and usually head to a nearby hill stations like Matheran or Mahabaleshwar.

My Day ends with:

After a hectic day in office, I relax myself by listening to music, watching television, reading newspaper and chatting with friends.