Among the rare compliments that come one's way either at the workplace or the playground is 'Tiger". Those who have had the privilege of being called so surely know the "high" that it brings on. It is a combination of guts, initiative, self belief and flawless execution ability. Add to that a dash of the feline grace that comes with the territory. The late Nawab (Mansur Ali Khan) of Pataudi personified all these fine attributes and several other virtues that made him a cult figure for teenagers in the 60s when India was licking its wounds of the Chinese aggression and sulking from the stalemate of the frontal conflict with Pakistan.