Vadodara: The first edition of Vadodara Literature Festival (VLF) ended here on Sunday on a successful note amid great celebrations.

Popular Gujarati actor Malhar Thakar, actor Abhinay Banker, and noted documentary film-maker Dhiru Mistry talked about fusion of literature with cinema in their panel discussion.

“Gujarati actors and the industry has struggled due to lack of sufficient promotion and reach,” said Abhinay Banker, who starred in the 2012 hit, ‘Kevi Rite Jaish’.

Things are looking up, however. “Many youngsters are looking at new ways of directing and making films. The industry is hiring younger writers now who can relate to the times and write scripts and stories accordingly,” said Malhar Thakar, who has acted in Gujarati blockbusters such as ‘Chhello Divas’ (2015) and ‘Thai Jashe!’ (2016).

Former dean of Faculty of Performing Arts at MSU, Mahesh Champklal, who was a part of the panel, also praised the lit fest. “Literature and cinema are two big pillars of the arts. Their coming together in such a big way is a good thing,” he said.

Journalist turned author Kusum Chopra was in conversation with author Utkarsh Patel. They talked about women in literature and the cause of feminism in world literature.

Source link


You may also like...

0 thoughts on “Curtains fall on Vadodara Literature Festival 2017 | Vadodara News”

Leave a Reply

Traffic at a Glance

Pageviews 7.312

Days in Range 30

Average Daily Pageviews 244

From Search Results 5.245

Unique IPs 5.535

Last 30 minutes 0

Today 56

Yesterday 59

Facebook Page Reviews

Baroda Rocks
powered by Facebook
Parth Desai
Parth Desai
amazing page one must follow it in order to get latest news and admire beautiful photography!!!
Sandip Rajguru
Sandip Rajguru
vadodara's most reliable information ..
Priyadutt Raj
Priyadutt Raj
Jigar Tewar
Jigar Tewar
Sanjay Singh Chauhan
Sanjay Singh Chauhan
Bhavesh Chauhan
Bhavesh Chauhan