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When Mahasweta Devi spoke to Rediff

Writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi breathed her last on Thursday afternoon. Winner of the 1996 Jnanpith and 1997 Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Mahasweta Devi firmly believed that 'real history is......

Poet-lyricist and Jnanpith awardee ONV Kurup passes away

Jnanpith awardee and eminent Malayalam poet, lyricist and environmentalist Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup, popularly known as ONV, passed away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram......

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary to receive Jnanpith Award

Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer Chaudhary has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015, the literary organisation has announced. "The Jnanpith selection Board......

Tipu row: Karnad gets death threats; BJP wants CM to quit

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament Prathap Simha have allegedly received death threats on social media as the controversy rages in Karnataka over the......

'Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was Hindu,' says Karnad

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad on Tuesday said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.......

Bengal unclear on people displaced by projects

The West Bengal government has earmarked 30,000 acres for industrial projects (around 7,000 acres has been allocated, the rest is at different stages of acquisition), but even as it faces one of......

First Look: Asif Ali's Asuravithu

In the 1960s, A Vincent made a memorable Malayalam film called Asuravithu based on the Jnanpith award winner M T Vasudevan Nair's novel of the same name. The film had Prem Nazir and Sarada in the......

Adoor's four stories, one theme

Auteur Adoor Gopalakrishan's fascination with Jnanpith award winning author Thakazhi Shivsankara Pillai continues in his new venture Oru Pennum Randaanum (A climate for crime). His previous film......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for a......

'My growth as an actor has been slow but definitely steady'

Onam is Kerala’s biggest festival and a string of new films is released around this time. This year, we will see at least six releases during the festival. One of them is Ezhamathe Varavu,......

Who will be Bheema in Randamoozham?

Is it going to be Mammootty or Mohanlal who will play the role of Bheema in the forthcoming film directed by Hariharan, based on the acclaimed novel Randamoozham by the Jnanpith Award winner M T......
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Move over Baahubali, a UAE based Indian businessman's spending Rs 1000 crore for The Mahabharata

Baahubali came and just changed the way we perceive Indian cinema. Not only did it create a new benchmark for films across the globe, the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-move-over-baahubali-a-uae-based-indian-businessman-s-spending-rs-1000-crore-for-the-mahabharata-2405367
Authors want birth anniv celebrations of Sanskrityayan, Sahay

Around 80 writers, intellectuals and parliamentarians have written a letter to the government demanding a national-level celebration to commemorate... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/authors-want-birth-anniv-celebrations-of-sanskrityayan-sahay-117041000612_1.html
President releases Veerappa Moily's book

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee complimented senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily for re-telling the Mahabharata epic from the perspective... ...

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Efforts on to rope in Amitabh Bachchan as Bheeshma

Discussions are on with megastar Amitabh Bachchan to rope him in for the role of Bheeshma in the multi-lingual film Randamoozham, based on Jnanpith... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/603580/efforts-rope-amitabh-bachchan-bheeshma.html
A Thousand Tongues

THE THIRD LIC Gateway Litfest delighted me for a selfish reason. Unlike other literature festivals, it brought together a crowd of 50 speakers of... ...

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