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NANILA THEERANA (ON THE SHORES OF NANIS) ( A review on the book composed by N. Lahari)

NANILA THEERANA (ON THE SHORES OF NANIS) ( A review on the book composed by N. Lahari) – V.Vijaya Kumar Gone are those days of adornment words, embellished verses and the voluminous works. The readers are grown, demanding crispy, spicy recipes like junk food to relish on not wasting time in search of meaning with […]

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రుడాలి

వారాల ఆనంద్వారాల ఆనంద్, కవి, రచయిత, అనువాదకుడు, సినీ విమర్శకుడు. డాక్యుమెంటరీ ఫిలిం మేకర్. నాలుగు దశాబ్దాలకు పైగా ఫిలిం సొసైటీ ఉద్యమంలో పని చేసారు. పలు అంతర్జాతీయ చలన చిత్రోత్సవలల్లో జ్యూరీగా వున్నారు. ఉమ్మడి రాష్ట్రంలో నంది అవార్డు కమిటీలలో కూడా సభ్యుడిగా వున్నారు. రచనలు- లయ (కవిత్వం), మానేరు తీరం (కవిత్వం), మానేరు గలగల (సాహిత్య విమర్శ), మనిషి లోపల (కవిత్వం), మెరుపు ( సాహిత్య కారుల ఇంటర్వూలు), అక్షరాల చెలిమె (కవిత్వం), ఆకుపచ్చ […]

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చారులత

వారాల ఆనంద్వారాల ఆనంద్, కవి, రచయిత, అనువాదకుడు, సినీ విమర్శకుడు. డాక్యుమెంటరీ ఫిలిం మేకర్. నాలుగు దశాబ్దాలకు పైగా ఫిలిం సొసైటీ ఉద్యమంలో పని చేసారు. పలు అంతర్జాతీయ చలన చిత్రోత్సవలల్లో జ్యూరీగా వున్నారు. ఉమ్మడి రాష్ట్రంలో నంది అవార్డు కమిటీలలో కూడా సభ్యుడిగా వున్నారు. రచనలు- లయ (కవిత్వం), మానేరు తీరం (కవిత్వం), మానేరు గలగల (సాహిత్య విమర్శ), మనిషి లోపల (కవిత్వం), మెరుపు ( సాహిత్య కారుల ఇంటర్వూలు), అక్షరాల చెలిమె (కవిత్వం), ఆకుపచ్చ […]

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A Proper Marriage by Doris Lessing

A Proper Marriage by Doris Lessing – P. Jyothi  Marriage is an important institution set up for social balance. With due respect to the harmony expected out of this institution it’s a fact that in a patriarchal set up it’s the woman who actually loses her ‘Self’ to make a marriage work when compared to […]

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“My Experiments with English” by Apparao Bathula(review)

“My Experiments with English” by Apparao Bathula -Venkata Ramana Satuluru “My Experiments with ‘English”, by Rao Bathula, an English enthusiast residing in Hyderabad, India, is an extraordinary effort and a brilliant concept of revolutionizing the writing in English. Its first time in the grand history of 5000 years of its existence, where Rao Bathula has successfully attempted to defy the very basic foundation on which English writing has been […]

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The Suicide Index – Joan Wickersham

      The Suicide Index – Joan Wickersham – P. Jyothi  Why do people commit Suicide? Why do they decide to end it all? Do we really understand the people around us.  Are we really relating to one another?  Believing that Suicide is not a wish to die but a cry for help, these questions come into […]

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Gandhi – A hope in despair

Gandhi – A hope in despair – P. Jyothi  GANDHI – A HOPE IN DESPAIR  “After a dedicated reading of Gandhi for over four years, I am no more in the binaries of “I” or “We” Vs “You” or “He” or “They” and now I find the need to respect the truth of the other. […]

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‘Burqa Boxers’ Documentary On Muslim Women Boxers’ Fight for Liberation

‘Burqa Boxers’ Documentary On Muslim Women Boxers’ Fight for Liberation – Suchithra Pillai How far would you go for freedom? A choice between survival and social acceptance. For girls of Kiddirpur, a small muslim neighbourhood in West Bengal, the path they chose was something no one even dreamt of; a path less trodden. To be […]

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Jasmine Days by Benyamin

Jasmine Days by Benyamin – Jyothi P Religion and politics ruining the lives of many in a Muslim land  JASMINE DAYS is a Malyali novel written by “Benyamin”. It was first published in the year 2014. It was later translated into English by Shahnaz Habib. This novel won the JCB prize for literature which aroused […]

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“My Father Bertrand Russel” by Katherine Tait

“My Father Bertrand Russel” by Katherine Tait – P.Jyothi A Daughters life caught between her “self” and her intelligent father’s influence- MY FATHER BERTRAND RUSSEL is a book by Russel’s daughter Katharine Tait. Its the most honest book i ever came across about a daughter who was a product of her fathers experimentation, suffered in […]

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Uttara Kanda (by Bhairappa)

Bhyrappa’s latest book translated into English – UTTARA KAANDA – P.Jyothi UTTARA KAANDA is a novel by S.L. Bhyrappa. Originally written in Kannada this is translated into English by Rashmi Terdal. Bhyrappa is a popular name in the South India and we all are acquainted with his sensible writing style and logical representation of the […]

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The Immortal Life of Henreitta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (review)

  THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENREITTA LACKS –REBECCA SKLOOT – P.Jyothi  We live in a world where people are biased in their views about humanity. We have class caste gender and color differences. In India we have been living under the influence of all these biased views from generations. Sometimes it becomes quite difficult to keep […]

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Depression (Shortfilm Review)

https://youtu.be/NOwNP3sg76I SPEAK UP IF DEPRESSED. YOU ARE NEVER WRONG! -Nikhitha Challapilli Depression, a Telugu short film released in BVC studios youtube channel is gaining a good amount of positive feedbacks from netizens. This short film was written and directed by Roop PS, CEO of BVC studios. He is also the DOP of this film.  This […]

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The Manto we need, not the one we want

The Manto we need, not the one we want –Azfar Rizvi ‘You get Mexican mangoes and we get the real deal Sir’, said Ammara. ‘That’s the price you have to pay for leaving Pakistan’.  I was on our quarterly conference call with some of my former students in Pakistan who were ridiculing my incessant bemoaning […]

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