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The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

RIP RK Laxman: Common Man just lost its first citizen

  Capturing the entire gamut of idiosyncrasies of Indian politicians in an innocuous newspaper box with his cartoons, R K Laxman immortalised the passive, hapless common man with an uncanny......

Meet the martyrs honoured by the President on I-Day

The President honoured the sacrifices of three officers and posthumously awarded them gallantry award on the eve of Independence Day. Let us meet these brave martyrs. Major Laishram Jyotin Singh:......

Jeffrey Archer on his Indian love story

English author Lord Jeffrey Archer loves India with all of his heart, but knows he'll never write a broad sweeping novel set in the subcontinent. "To write about India like that, I think you have......

Case of the money doctor: Solve and win Rs 25,000!

The Tata Consultancy Services-Smart Manager Case Contest is the oldest and most prestigious competition of its kind in India. Apart from a one-year free subscription to The Smart Manager, India's......

TV shows we'd love to watch on big screen!

Every time you think back to Doordarshan Network's classic serials like Malgudi Days, Hum Log, Dekh Bhai Dekh or Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, you wish some mainstream channel acquires their rights and......

'Swami has the Malgudi Days effect'

He started his own dance group at the young age of 12, became a choreographer at 19 and worked in his first film, Anaam, at 21.That's choreographer-turned-film director, Ganesh Acharya, for you.......

The return of Malgudi Days

Malgudi Days, directed by the late Shankar Nag, was a phenomenon when it first appeared on Doordarshan in the 80s. The author, R K Narayan, had once described Malgudi as a town "habited by timeless......

Reader's Pick: The 25 GREATEST characters on Indian TV

A solved murder mysteries while munching carrots. B met one girl of every zodiac sign to ask her hand in marriage. C lay on a bed of arrows for every single week for months to come. D is still......

Review: I Am Kalam is a winner

Shaikh Ayaz feels that I Am Kalam is a welcome addition to the genre of children's film. Post YOUR reviews here!Devoid of absolutely any known name in its cast, save for Gulshan Grover, I Am......

  People speak for malgudi days

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jaya
Q. An author of the book malgudi days ?
Jaya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/an-author-of-the-book-malgudi-days-/27933842/answers/

Juliana
Q. R K Narayan's is being remembered today....... I loved his Malgudi days....... flawless stories...... what about you?
Juliana:  A. R.K Narayan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/r-k-narayans-is-being-remembered-today.......-i-loved-his-ma/27932556/answers/27933845

shyju
Q. From where Malgudi days seriel shooting happend
Shyju:  A. His stories are most realistic....as if happening somewhere around us.....I read nearly all of the short stories from "Malgudi Days"...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-where-malgudi-days-seriel-shooting-happend/26341649/answers/27932568

  Web results for Malgudi Days
Miley Cyus Smoking Video Goes Viral

Miley Cyrus's love for Marijuana is no secret from all her fans, in fact the Wreckingball singer has been pictured smoking time and again. And now... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/entertainment/showgroup/20332790.html
The irrepressible RK Laxman and his common man

Laxman enjoyed this freedom from college days when he illustrated brother Narayan's Malgudi stories, creating the landscape of this fictional world... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-the-irrepressible-rk-laxman-and-his-common-man-2056648
Tears for the man who made us smile

I have become an orphan once again, said Selivraj Naidu, the 50-year-old caretaker of legendary cartoonist R K Laxman, who passed away on January... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/rk-laxman-funeral-tears-for-the-man-who-made-us-smile/15946151
The philosopher cartoonist

A file photo of eminent cartoonist R.K. Laxman who passed away in Pune on Monday. He was 94. (Source: PTI) By:Shiv Visvanathan I came to R.K.... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/the-philosopher-cartoonist/
Laxman's pen shaped Malgudi characters

QUEENS ROAD: A genius sees what we cannot and then the imperceptible becomes as clear as day light. R K Laxman was a soothsayer, a political wit, a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Laxmans-pen-shaped-Malgudi-characters/2015/01/28/article2639628.ece

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