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Jayanta Mahapatra on finite joy of receiving awards, mark of a good poem
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Jayanta Mahapatra on finite joy of receiving awards, mark of a good poem

Jayanta Mahapatra speaks about the role of the poet in society, why Odisha has seeped into so much of his work, and what the mark of a good poem is

Women writers, regional literature and translation: Notes from a multilingual poets' meet
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Women writers, regional literature and translation: Notes from a multilingual poets' meet

At a recent meet of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai, poets reflected on the paucity of translators for regional languages and the representation of women in Indian writing | #FirstCulture

Aami movie review: Manju Warrier holds attention in an often engaging but too often risk-averse biopic
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Aami movie review: Manju Warrier holds attention in an often engaging but too often risk-averse biopic

Based on the life of Kamala Das, Aami has a thoughtful, engaging tone but it is too risk-averse to be as captivating as the woman whose story it tells

Kamala Das biopic Aami runs into rough weather; plea filed in Kerala HC claims film promotes 'love jihad'
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Kamala Das biopic Aami runs into rough weather; plea filed in Kerala HC claims film promotes 'love jihad'

A petition was filed in the Kerala High Court alleging that Kamal-directed Malayalam film Aami based on controversial writer, late Kamala Das

IndiGo passenger bus catches fire at Chennai airport; no injuries reported
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IndiGo passenger bus catches fire at Chennai airport; no injuries reported

An IndiGo passenger bus on Friday morning caught fire at the Chennai airport as it was returning to the airport bay after dropping off passengers.

Aami controversy: Right-wing outrage against Manju Warrier reflects growing cultural fascism in India
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Aami controversy: Right-wing outrage against Manju Warrier reflects growing cultural fascism in India

Manju Warrier’s assertion of nationalism, to defend her right to play the lead role in a biopic based on writer Kamala Surayya has raised eyebrows in Kerala

After Vidya Balan, Manju Warrier faces right wing pressure for signing Kamala Das biopic, Aami
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After Vidya Balan, Manju Warrier faces right wing pressure for signing Kamala Das biopic, Aami

Vidya Balan apparently walked out of the film owing to right-wing pressure. Manju Warrier is facing the same issue after the makers signed her.

Vidya Balan to be sued by producers of Kamala Das biopic for opting out of project?
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Vidya Balan to be sued by producers of Kamala Das biopic for opting out of project?

Vidya Balan walked out of Kamaluddin Muhammed's Aami, the biopic of poetess Kamala Das, last month owing to 'divergent approaches to the process'.

Vidya Balan walks out of Kamala Das biopic; director Kamal hints at possible right-wing pressure
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Vidya Balan walks out of Kamala Das biopic; director Kamal hints at possible right-wing pressure

Kamal suspects that Vidya Balan backed out of the film because of pressure from RSS who had bashed him for standing up against the National Anthem verdict

Vidya Balan: 'Women’s stories are being told, women’s voices are being heard'
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Vidya Balan: 'Women’s stories are being told, women’s voices are being heard'

Vidya Balan talks to Firstpost about Kahaani 2, and upcoming films like Begum Jaan and the Kamala Das biopic. She also discusses the 'madness' that drives her to fully inhabit the characters she plays on screen.