Anupam Kher Has An Award Named After Him At The Pune International Literary Festival | Wireler
Anupam Kher says he’s glad that an award devoted to him has been initiated by Pune International Literary Festival (PILF). The actor added that he hopes the award will “give a boost to talented writers who might otherwise remain voices in the wilderness”.
Anupam Kher Award for Best Debut English Novel has been launched by Pune International Literary Festival (PILF). The award could be within the type of quotation and money prize of a lakh.
“Everyone has a dream…. Some meet with early success while others have to go to great lengths to realise theirs. My endeavour in initiating an award is to give a boost to talented writers who might otherwise remain voices in the wilderness,” Anupam stated in an announcement.
The first version of the Anupam Kher Award will likely be judging all the brand new English novels revealed in 2016. The group comprising of the professional jury with R. Raj Rao, Ravi Subramanian and Salil Desai have shortlisted the entries based mostly on originality, plot, narrative strategies, affect and varied literary traits novel.
Amongst many entries obtained jury, Anupam and PILF Committee have collectively selected prime 5 nominees which incorporates “The Patient Patient” by Tushar Rishi, “Neon Noon”, “Song of the Kaveri” by Kalyanaraman Durgadas, “A Thousand Times Over” by Sudhanshu Bisen (Fingerprint) and “Dangle” by Sutapa Basu.
Anupam will current the award in a session to be held at YASHADA, Training centre right here on Friday. The actor will quickly be seen in director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte’s The Accidental Prime Ministerthe biopic based mostly on Sanjaya Baru’s ebook of the identical title.The movie, slated to launch in ‘Winter 2018’ (in line with the poster), is written by the National Award-winning director Hansal Mehta of Aligarh and City Lights fame.