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Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay dead

Eminent litterateur and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died at his South Kolkata residence in the early hours on Tuesday following a massive heart attack. He was 78. Gangopadhyay's......

Tribute: Shrilal Shukla's work shocked India, left it naked

Shrilal Shukla, author of the iconic Raag Darbari and winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, passed away last week. In a touching tribute, Sidharth Monga revisits Shukla's most famous work, in which......

Sunil Gangopadhyaya new prez of Sahitya Akademi

Noted Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay was on Wednesday elected the new president of the Sahitya Akademi, considered India's most prestigious literary post.Gangopadhyay defeated noted Malayalam......

Contest: How well do you know Anita Desai?

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you know the celebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Three winners with all correct......

Contest: Meet Anita Desai

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you knowcelebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Six winners -- three in Delhi and......

Gulzar selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award

Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen......

Rajjo director: I was doubtful about Kangna's dancing skills

Vishwas Patil, who makes his directorial debut with the Kangna Ranaut starrer, Rajjo, on November 15, seems to be a rather unconventional Bollywood aspirant. Here's why... He is an IAS officer. He......

Review: Ivan Megharoopan has soul

Malayalam film Ivan Megharoopan deserved all the recognition that has come its way, writes Paresh C Palicha What is the cost, particularly in terms of human relationships, that one has to pay for......

'I have been branded as a director who makes small films'

Among the new breed of Tamil filmmakers, one director who stands tall is Vasanthabalan, director of excellent films like Veyiland Angadi Theru. Veyil, produced by director Shankarwas also the......

Buniyaad, Hum Log writer dead

Renowned writer Manohar Shyam Joshi, who revolutionised India's televisionindustrywith the immensely popular soaps Buniyaad and Hum Log, died in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest.The......
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Honorary doctorate for three

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