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“Writing is the Key to film making”: Director of Section 375, Ajay Bahl, at SgSAIFF

 Ajay Bahl, Director of Section 375, in conversation with Zafar Anjum, founder of Kitaab and Filmwallas, at the global premiere of the movie in Singapore at Sg.SAIFF*, September 2019

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Girish Karnad, Colossus of Indian Culture Dies



Veteran actor, playwright and multi-lingual scholar, director Girish Karnad(1938-2019) died on 10 th June, 2019. He was eighty-one. He passed away peacefully at his home due to old age. He is survived by his widow, Saraswathy Ganapathy, his son Raghu Amay and his daughter Shalmali Radha.

He was cremated quietly by his family.  No fanfare or rituals were allowed as per his last wishes. 

Prime Minister Modi tweeted that this great Jnanpith Award winner will be remembered for “his versatile acting across all mediums,” and his work “will continue to be popular in the years to come”. Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi wrote that India “has lost a beloved son, whose memory will live on in the vast treasure trove of creative work he leaves behind”. Read more