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Tag: Writer

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Mystic Kalinga Fest To Begin On Feb 8

Bhubaneswar: The two-day 4th edition of Mystic Kalinga Festival will begin from Feb 8 next year. Bhubaneswar will witness over 100 renowned writers, poets and artistes performing and speaking at the two-day event. Eminent speakers include Amish Tripathi, Purushottam Agrawal, Kailash Kher, Subha Mudgal, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Mooralala Marwada, Smita Bellur, Sanjukta Wagh, Hitesh Dutia, Madhavas […]

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Will Sunny Deol play the character of Dharmendra on-screen?

Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol says he is interested in making a biopic on his father and iconic actor Dharmendra, provided he gets a good writer and director to weave the story of the veteran’s life in an interesting manner. Asked if he is interested to make a biopic on his father, Sunny told the media […]

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Today's generation of filmmakers say things boldly, openly: Gulzar

New Delhi: His own brand of cinema was about human relationships entangled in social issues, but veteran writer-filmmaker Gulzar believes the present generation of movie makers have more courage to express things in an open and bolder way. In a discussion titled ‘Kal Aaj Aur Kal’ at the 13th Habitat Film Festival, Gulzar, dressed in […]

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In conversation with Writer Balendu Dwivedi

Bhubaneswar: Government employee turned writer Balendu Dwivedi was in Bhubaneswar to attend a special programme on literature. Odishatv.in caught up with him to know more about his journey and his recently launched novel ‘Madaripur Junction’. Excerpts from the interview…. Journey as a writer Madaripur Junction is my first novel. I am a government servant who […]

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This Bhubaneswar Book Fair is not only about books

Bhubaneswar: Offering more than heavy discounts on books, the 34th edition of Bhubaneswar Book Fair has much more in store for visitors this year. While visitors get to try a hand at art, in a novel initiative, the fair also has an interactive space for writers and book lovers. Visitors and writers are seen enjoying […]

Odisha Literary Festival back with a bang for 6th edition

Bhubaneswar: For all those literature enthusiasts keen on savouring a good serving of debates and discussion on writings in political, Odia,  Indian food, changing face of Indian cinema, mythology and romance, the Odisha Literary Festival 2017 could be the place to be this Saturday and Sunday. The two-day annual event by The New Indian Express […]

Renowned journalist, writer Arun Sadhu passes away

Mumbai: Noted writer Arun Sadhu, who straddled the worlds of literature and journalism with equal elan, passed away here early today at a hospital following a heart condition. He was 76. Sadhu breathed his last at the Sion Hospital, where he was admitted yesterday for a heart ailment. He was in a critical condition and put […]

Indecent Facebook chat: Litterateur Haraprasad Das files defamation case

Bhubaneswar: Noted litterateur Haraprasad Das, alleged of showing indecent approach to a lady teacher through facebook chats today moved court and lodged defamation case against eight people over the issue. Citing the allegations of harassment levelled by a lady teacher from Kalahandi as unfortunate, Das filed a defamation suit against the editor, publisher of a […]

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Writer can bring a change in society, but not necessary always: Paresh Patnaik

Famed short story writer and Odisha Sahitya Akademi award recipient Paresh Patnaik notes history has several examples wherein someone can find considerable changes in a society after a writer raked up the issue while expressing his/her reactions to erroneous things. At the same time, Paresh tells Surya Narayan Pradhan a society never solely depends on a writer to […]

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Veteran painter Dinanath Pathy passes away

Bhubaneswar: Noted painter, writer and art historian Dr Dinanath Pathy passed away following a cardiac arrest at a private hospital here today. He was 74. Pathy was admitted to Kar Clinic here after he felt chest pain while on his morning walk today. Though he was given treatment by doctors, he died shortly thereafter. A […]

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