To me R K Narayan has always been more than a fiction writer; at one hand he is a sweet reminisce of relatable stories and on the other is someone whose stories if read deeply can be as complex as Freud’s civilization and its discontents. 220 more words
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What an interesting masala of movies (that tracks, right? I was going to use “melange”, but that’s just French for “mix”, so why not “masala” instead?)! 2,632 more words
December 24, 1924, Kotla Sultan Singh in Punjab was the place that witnessed the birth of a boy who went on to become a legend in the history of Indian film music. 761 more words
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Guide spelled commercial success and acclaim for both the novelist and the movie-maker in different ways. It is acknowledged as the best novel and best movie respectively for R K Narayan and Dev Anand by the masses though discerning reader and viewers may choose to disagree with the verdict.