Tata Literature Live! 2020: Ruskin Bond conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award for his prolific literary career, 'childlike wisdom and clarity'
The online ceremony was followed by a dialogue between festival director Anil Dharker, Bond and Bhardwaj in which the speakers tackled several topics including the writer's creative process, the filmmaker's adaptations of Bond's works and how a short story unfurls as a full length feature film.
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The Stories In My Life: Ruskin Bond's writing shines in the stories of Speedy, a wise, discursive crow
Speedy, the crow who features in Ruskin Bond's story A Crow For All Seasons, is someone really special; his observations on life in general and stupid humans (and boorish dogs) in particular are keen and perceptive. His story might be variously titled ‘A Day In The Life Of The Uncommon Crow’ or ‘The Universe According To Speedy, The Crow'.
After 7 Khoon Maaf, Blue Umbrella, Ruskin Bond wishes to collaborate with Vishal Bhardwaj on another project
Ruskin Bond has revealed that Vishal Bhardwaj has been in talks with the writer to adapt some of the stories from his book Mr Oliver's Diary
Firstpost Editor's Picks: The sullied vs Saint Alok Verma, #10YearChallenge, Ruskin Bond on horror, today's must-read stories
From Gujarat taking up the #10YearChallenge, Ruskin Bond talking about his horror tales to the CVC report exposing Saint Alok Verma, here are today's must-read stories
Ruskin Bond speaks about why he writes empathetically about ghosts, what awards mean to him, and why one needn't believe in ghosts to enjoy horror stories
Bond said AI is a bit "frightening" while participating in the Indore Literature Festival on 23 Dec.
Ruskin Bond and Soha Ali Khan won awards in the Popular category at the latest edition of the Crossword Book Awards
Ruskin Bond says that surprisingly, he has started writing more now that he has turned 84. His new book, Stumbling Through Life, released on his birthday.
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Alter, who passed away on 29 September at the age of 67, will be seen essaying the role of his real-life friend, Ruskin Bond in the film.
Ruskin Bond, who has been enthralling readers for 60 long years thinks that he has survived as a writer by being a being a practical person.
Ruskin Bond talks to us about his new books, his favourite crime fiction novels and literature festivals.
Ruskin Bond, the man who made us fantasise about sneaking out late at night from the hostel and tip-toeing towards the hills without a worry, turns 83 today
Eminent writer Ruskin Bond said on Saturday that the decision to award the Nobel Prize for Literature to singer-poet Bob Dylan was "not a right one" and is an "insult" to all the great writers who have received the award so far.
Three of Ruskin Bond's popular tales for children are now out in new illustrated versions.
Legendary children's author Ruskin Bond is writing his autobiography in three volumes, one of which will reveal why he did not marry.
Noted author Ruskin Bond, who has kept himself aloof from social networking sites like Facebook, has finally opened an account on Twitter.