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L-R: Preeti Mamgain, Zama Habib, Ashok Vajpeyi, P Sainath, Kamlesh Pandey, Jalees Sherwani and Manisha Korde (PIC: SATISH MALAVADE) By Ektaa Malik Contemporary political themes dominate the opening session of the fourth Indian Screenwriters ... Pune Mirror, 3 weeks ago

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The survival of words

We live in our ancestors bones / we pick a word/ and the syntax of some earlier century/ is disturbed, writes Ashok Vajpeyi in the first poem in A Name for Every Leaf: Selected Poems, 1959-2015. A disruption in syntax, like a stone in a stack shifting, is an ...
 Business Line2 months ago

Tamil author Perumal Murugan ends self-imposed exile with 200 new poems

Contemporary Tamil author Perumal Murugan on Monday ended a self-imposed literary exile of 19 months with a new book -- a collection of 200 poems A Coward's Song. Threatened by protests from Hindutva activists against his Tamil novel Madhorubagan (One Part Woman), which they deemed offensive, a dismayed Murugan had announced in a Facebook post in December 2014 that the writer in him was dead. "Author Perumal Murugan is dead," he had written. In July, the Madras high court had dismissed a plea ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

How Gandhi did not let S H Raza leave India after Partition

When Syed Haider Raza's family moved to Pakistan after the 1947 Partition, the iconic painter chose to stay back, not just for the sake of his loyalty for his motherland, but for his admiration for Mahatma Gandhi. The veteran artist, who passed away last month at the age of 94 revealed this to writer and poet Ashok Vajpeyi who recollected the tidbit about Raza last evening at a function organised at the Indian Women Press Corps here to remember the artist. Raza was merely eight, when he ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Raza for posterity  The Hindu3 weeks ago He is at home now  The Hindu4 weeks ago S.H. Raza: A tribute  Livemint.com1 month ago

Zooming in on many realities

Hindi can be music to the ears in Mumbai: pure, poetic, pleasing Hindi unsullied by those throwaway English words or street patois. Poet, essayist, critic Ashok Vajpeyi had many of us mesmerised in Bandra's St Andrews Auditorium last week with his ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago


Contemporary political themes dominate the opening session of the fourth Indian Screenwriters Conference. Kurta-clad, jhola-toting lekhaks rubbed shoulders with the designer-stubbled, cargo shortsdonning Yari Road hipsters at the St Andrews ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago On the write track  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago Fourth Indian Screenwriters Conference to focus on stories that reflect 'India's Reality'  Indian Television1 month ago

'Writing is an art, a craft and an expression with limitless potential to evolve'

'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity or even reviews.' Screenwriter Anjum Rajabali and actress-writer Preeti Mamgain hope to make way for Bollywood's writers. Discourse is the first step towards change and realisation. One such event to generate lots of interest within the film writer fraternity and remind why pen is, indeed, mightier ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

A new script for screenwriters

This year, the biggest conclave of screenwriters in India will focus on television and digital platforms while addressing the yawning disconnect between our cinema and social reality It's a casting coup, says Zaman Habib, the writer of popular TV ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago

On the write track

When the Film Writers Association (FWA) kicked off its Indian Screenwriters Conference in August, 2006, it was attended by 275 screenwriters at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune. The second edition, in December, 2008, saw 575 ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com4 weeks ago

Sheila Dikshit's plain bad luck or sign of things to come in UP?

The Congress had recently organised a show of strength in Lucknow. When Sheila Dikshit went on stage, it collapsed and she got injured. Another time, when she left for a bus yatra to lead the election campaign in UP, she fell ill at Ghaziabad and ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 weeks ago
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