Prabha Khaitan Foundation presents their first of Kalam series in Chennai with celebrated poet and scholar, Yatindra Mishra on 25th June at 4 PM
Prabha Khaitan Foundation presents their first of Kalam series in Chennai, a virtual session with Yatindra Mishra the celebrated Hindi poet, editor, music and cinema scholar in conversation with Riddhima Doshi, Ehsaas Women of Udaipur on 25th June, Friday at 4 PM.
Yatindra Mishra is a celebrated Hindi Poet, Music and Cinema Scholar. He has four collections of Hindi poetry, several well received books on Indian Classical Music & Cinema and some translations. His book 'Lata : Sur-Gatha' won total of Seven Awards in 2017 including the prestigious 64th National Film Award for Best Writing on Cinema (Swarna Kamal) and MAMI Mumbai Film Festival Award for Best Writing on Cinema, Mumbai, 2016-17. His book Akhtari : Soz Aur Saaz Ka Afsana based on the Life, Times and Music of Akhtari Bai Faizabadi aka Begum Akhtar was well receieved on its initial release in Hindi. Its English translation Akhtari the Life and Music of Begum Akhtar has been published, gaining momentum and media presence in the English literary circles. He is currently working on a book on eminent Lyricist, Poet and Filmmaker Gulzar Saheb.
Prabha Khaitan Foundation is dedicated to all round development of social, cultural, welfare and humanitarian aspects of Indian society. It is a non-profit trust founded by Late Dr Prabha Khaitan - an eminent litterateur, philanthropist, social worker, and industrialist. Based in Kolkata, the organization promotes art, culture and literature of India and is engaged in many welfare activities with its associates for children, women and the elderly. The organization collaborates with caregivers, committed individuals and like-minded institutions to implement various cultural, educational, literary and social welfare projects in the country. The objective of the foundation is to create an enabling structure and promote networking so that communities engage with each other to build up positive self-esteem, inspire creativity and promote culture & knowledge.
The virtual session can be viewed on Zoom digital meeting platform.
Date: 25th June, 2021 Friday
Time: 4 PM
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