odisha literary festival

'PM Modi is a disappointment only because he is the only hope’: Authors Rajeev Mantri, Harsh Madhusudan

Paraphrasing Samuel Huntington's quote on the USA, the authors call Prime Minister Narendra Modi a disappointment only because he is the hope.

published on : 29th November 2020

Odisha Lit Fest | Sudha Murty on the joys of storytelling in a difficult world

Titled Grandparents’ Bag of Stories, it’s a follow-up to Murty’s 2015 book Grandma’s Bag of Stories and is essentially designed as an engaging lockdown read for kids.

published on : 29th November 2020

Odisha Literary Festival 2020: Mira Nair says OTT platforms have democratised cinema

Filmmaker Mira Nair talks about ‘A Suitable Boy’ and how Netflix, Prime Video changed the game.

published on : 28th November 2020

Activism against films or books sets a wrong precedent: Madhur Bhandarkar at Odisha Literary Festival

Speaking at a session on "Changing face of Indian Cinema," the acclaimed director said, he has encountered selective posturing from the Bombay film industry.

published on : 29th October 2017

Odisha Literary Festival: India at 70 quiz begins on a perfect note

Quiz master Soumyadeep Choudhury, like the previous year, gripped the attention of the students as well as the audience with his simple yet thought provoking  questions.

published on : 29th October 2017

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Odisha literary festival 2017

The sixth edition of Odisha literary festival kicked off to a rollicking start with the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan singing paeans of the Odia civilisation. 

published on : 28th October 2017