Sahitya Akademi


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Sahitya Akademi

(sɑːˈhɪtjə əˈkɑːdəmɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) a body set up by the Government of India for cultivating literature in Indian languages and in English
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Ramulu, an academy chairman, poet, writer, and dramatist Vishnu Pandya, chairman of the Gujarat Sahitya Akademi and Narasinga Rao, a multi-awarded Telugu film director.
The writer of the immensely popular novel Rich Like Us, which won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1986, added that for thousands of years, the Indian civilization has stood for dissent and argument.
The writer of the immensely popular novel"Rich Like Us,"which won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1986, further added that for thousands of years, the Indian civilization has stood for dissent and argument.
National Award winning director Kranti Kanade had directed/produced the film and also co-written with Yuva Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Dramatist Dharmakirti Sumant.
In India, the Sahitya Akademi award matters more to writers in non-English languages.
BKS Drama Club will be inaugurated on May 21 by celebrity theatre artist from Kerala Gireesh Sopanam, followed by the drama version of a controversial Malayalam short story, Biriyani, by Kerala Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer Santhosh Echikkanam.
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee: Essays in Perspective, Sahitya Akademi, Delhi, 1994, p.
Pakistan Academy of Letters being one of the founders of the Forum welcomed the idea and joined the forum along with Bangladesh Academy, China Writers Association, Sahitya Akademi of India, Academy of Nepal and Academy of Sri Lanka.
In 2011, Shafaie became the first Kashmiri woman to win the Sahitya Akademi Award for her poetry.
Writer Nayantara Sahgal, 88, niece of Jawaharlal Nehru blazed the trail by returning the Sahitya Akademi Award in the backdrop of the lynching incident, "to express solidarity with Indians upholding the right to dissent.
Over the past month, 40 Indian novelists, poets and playwrights have returned the prize awarded to them by the Sahitya Akademi -- India's National Academy of Letters -- to protest the killings of writers and activists critical of established religions -- including Hinduism -- and the Modi-led government's apparent silence on the issue.