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Rushdie backs authors, 12 more return Sahitya Akademi awards

Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Monday joined the growing chorus of protests by writers and poets against spread of "communal poison" and "rising intolerance" in the country even as......

Man Booker International Prize 'reconfigured'

The new Man Booker International Prize will complement the Man Booker Prize, the central fiction award which pre-dates the international version, in that the judges will select a longlist of 12 or......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

Award-winning writers, thinkers, Nobel Laureates to attend Jaipur Lit fest

Two Nobel Laureates, four listed writers of this year’s Man Booker Prize, Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, winners of Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Crossword Prize and film stars......

Rushdie to write about his decade of hiding

Booker Award winning Indian-origin novelist Salman Rushdie has said he plans to pen down his experiences of a decade in hiding, after a death fatwa was issued against him by the Iranian clergy. The......

Lunchbox director: From Irrfan to Broadbent to Redford

'One of the director's primary jobs is to make sure that all the actors perform as if they are in the same movie, playing in the same band -- one is not acting in a different band than the......

Screenwriter, author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala passes away

Academy Award winning screenwriter and author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, 85, passed away at her home in the US on Wednesday.According to her daughter Firoza Jhabvala, she succumbed to a pulmonary......

Chetan Bhagat: Kai Po Che is better than the book

Chetan Bhagat has been many things in his life -- an IIT and IIM graduate, who spent 11 years as an investment banker in Hong Kong, a best selling author ("the biggest-selling English-language......

Mira Nair's challenge in Toronto

Riz Ahmed, who was brilliant as a rich misogynist in the little seen Trishna, is getting more praise for his star-making work in the political thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist, directed by......

Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival

Here's a look at the line-up at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival, coming up in September. Two veteran filmmakers of Indian origin and one comparatively new name will have the......

Roy Keane teams up with author Roddy Doyle for memoir

Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, creator of some of Ireland's most renowned characters, will tackle one the country's best known when he teams up with Roy Keane to write the former......
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From Irrfan to Broadbent to Redford

'One of the director's primary jobs is to make sure that all the actors perform as if they are in the same movie, playing in the same band -- one... ...

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Captain Morgan may call shots

One of the premier racing centres in the country, perhaps second only to Mumbai, the Bangalore Turf Club has set the stage wonderfully for its... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/599378/captain-morgan-may-call-shots.html
'The Sense of an Ending' to release in India on March 24

Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's "The Sense of an Ending", an adaptation of Julian Barnes's Booker Prize-winning eponymous novel, will release in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a722592.html
Paul Beatty among other writers to take

The five-day annual Jaipur Literature Festival, beginning from January 19, will see a host of Man Booker winners and nominees, including Paul... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/jaipur-lit-fest-2017-paul-beatty-among-other-writers-to-take-117011300747_1.html

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