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Date: Saturday August 14, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM IST
(10:30 AM EDT | 9:30 AM CDT | 7:30 AM PDT)

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ANITA RATNAM
dance/ theatre artist, cultural commentator
Discusses the role and responsibility of
THE CRITIC: IN KALKI’S TIME AND NOW

PROFESSOR S SWAMINATHAN
Heritage historian
Makes a slide presentation of Ajanta Paintings
ART THAT INSPIRED KALKI

SAVITA NARASIMHAN
Carnatic vocalist, visual artist
Renders Kalki’s song on Subramania Bharati

Kalki Krishnamurthy his life and times

The Project

Pandemic has now become a household word. The youngest children and the oldest adults in nearly every family casually use it in conversation. Just a few months ago it was an unfamiliar word associated mainly with science fiction. Few of us who are alive today had lived through an earlier pandemic.

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Sunda

‘Sunda’ MRM Sundaram

The Author

“Sunda”, MRM Sundaram (1913-1995), began his career as a munsiff in his native village of Melanattham, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, on a monthly salary of Rs 13. Young Sunda’s inborn love of language and literature was nourished by the literary meetings he attended in the home of Tamil scholar and connoisseur
TK Chidambaranatha Mudaliar.

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Gowri Ramnarayan

Dr Gowri Ramnarayan

The Translator

Play wrighter, theatre director, journalist (formerly Deputy Editor, The Hindu, now freelance writer and translator), Dr Gowri Ramnarayan’s work is a rare amalgam of aesthetics and scholarship. As a musician, she was vocal accompanist to legendary musician MS Subbulakshmi for 16 years. As inhouse playwright and Artistic Director,…

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translator

Ponniyin Pudalvar

KALKI R KRISHNAMURTHY: A PROFILE

Kalki R Krishnamurthy (1899-1954) was an iconic writer, and a pioneer of modern Tamil literature and journalism. His induction into journalism was facilitated by his involvement with the freedom struggle. Beginning his career in the scholarly journal Navasakti and the anti-liquor manifesto Vimochanam, he served as Editor, Ananda Vikatan, before launching Kalki…

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