Ajit was paralysed from his neck down with a diving accident and spinal cord injury at age 34, (1974) His positive attitude, optimism and cheerful nature along with his wife Shobha's support allowed them to get through this ordeal and raise two beautiful girls who were only age 1 and 4 at the time. They stayed by each others side and still going strong at 50 years after marriage. He is probably the longest survivor (45 years) of such a devastating injury similar to what Christopher Reeves had. The couple have inspired and continue to encourage many who easily give up on life. The occasion calls for a huge celebration of their 50 years of love and togetherness and get some tips on how to get through tough times with a smile.