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Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize

Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......

Marathi litterateur Narayan Surve passes away

Well-known Marathi poet Narayan Surve, who passed away on Monday at the age of 83, was a social activist who put the voice of Mumbai's working class in Marathi literature.Aisa Ga Mee Brahma (1962),......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

'William Shakespeare is our heritage too'

Ah, Bollywood. The things it manages to do. Take the recently released Omkara, for instance. A fine piece of filmmaking that should win its director Vishal Bhardwaj more than just a Filmfare Award.......

Jnanpith Award for veteran Marathi poet

Veteran Marathi author Vinda Karandikar, who has given a new dimension to poetry with his experimentation with form, was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2003.The selection board for......

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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When Javed Akhtar felt like hiding in a small town!

New Delhi: Javed Akhtar, who has to his credit four National Awards for best lyrics besides accolades for film scripts and poems, once considered... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/celebrity/when-javed-akhtar-felt-like-hiding-in-a-small-town_1638961.html
LitFest in Mumbai to focus on more regional languages

Mumbai, Jul 28 (PTI) Vernacular writing will be in spotlight once again at the second edition of the Gateway LitFest scheduled here in February... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6308818_LitFest-in-Mumbai-to-focus-on-more-regional-languages.html
Literature as Collective Memory

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It's a little after lunch. Thoppil Mohamed Meeran stretches his legs and relaxes in his chair, a plastic affair kept at an... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Literature-as-Collective-Memory/2015/07/28/article2943857.ece
The Indian writer you must read

This is a sad story. And if you have not read Kiran Nagarkar's works - odds are, you haven't - it is a tragedy. It is a rare novel that can cast... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/brunch-stories/kiran-nagarkar-the-indian-writer-you-must-read/article1-1370641.aspx
Mark their word

By: Suktara Ghosh A clutch of young, talented playwrights is penning powerful content for both the experimental and commercial Marathi stage.... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/sunday-read/Mark-their-word/articleshow/48127172.cms

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