writer Current Affairs - 2020

Writer Neel Mukherjee wins £10,000 Encore Award for year 2015

Writer Neel Mukherjee’s novel The Lives of Others has won the United Kingdom’s Encore Award for the best second novel. The novel The Lives of Others reflects the political and social convulsions of an entire society and based upon story of one family living in Calcutta in 1960s. It covers, various issues ranging from the Read More…

Michael Blake, Oscar-winning ‘Dances With Wolves’ writer passes away

Michael Blake, the Oscar-winning writer of ‘Dances With Wolves’ novel passed away in Tucson, Arizona, after a long battle with cancer.  He was 69. The novel Dances With Wolves after adapted into movie in 1990 was a major hit and had earned Blake an Academy Award (Oscar) for the screenplay. The movie had won seven Read More…

Writer, director Philip S. Goodman passes away

Philip S. Goodman, an American film, television and stage writer, producer and director passed away on 2 May 2015 in New York, United States. He was best known for directing the drama film We Shall Return (1963), which starred Cesar Romero. Goodman was born on February 20, 1926 in New York City. He had graduated Read More…

Who was U.R. Ananthamurthy?

U.R. Ananthamurthy was one of the greatest writers of India who passed away due to renal failure on August 22, 2014. The sad demise has been widely condoled by eminent personalities in the literature field and also President Pranab Mukherjee. Honors A well-known writer and a critic of Kannada language his contributions won him a Read More…