RK NARAYAN

  • Photos: 9 screenshots from first episode of Doordarshan's 'Malgudi Days' series to trigger sweet nostalgia on RK Narayan's 108th birthday October 10, 2014

    The Google doodle on October 10 paid tribute to famed Indian writer RK Narayan on his 108th birth anniversary. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayan was born in Chennai, erstwhile Madras,...
  • Google doodles 'Malgudi Days' on RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: "Who's the man behind the book on our doodle in India? It's Malgudi's native son, famed Indian writer RK Narayan. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Happy 108th birthday to RK Narayan!,"...
  • A walk down the memory lane: Now you can watch the entire 'Malgudi Days' series for free on YouTube June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: If you grew up in the '80s, chances are that you remember the long summer holidays, playing in the yard with a bunch of your friends. You perhaps remember falling asleep listening to stories told by your mother or grandmother. Or perhaps you knew a mailman or a...
  • Shanker Nag's 'Malgudi Days' is back on television June 12, 2012

    The pride of Doordarshan in the mid 1980s by famous Kannada actor and director Shanker Nag 'Malgudi Days' based on RK Narayan stories and RK Lakshman sketches is back again to treat in Janasri television channel. It is a silver jubilee for one of the finest works of Shanker Nags 'Malgudi...
  • Penguin's annual 'Spring Lit Fest' in Delhi March 16 March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: A series of sneak peeps into new books by top Indian writers will be the cornerstone of a festival of literature, "Spring Fever", to be held March 1624 at the India Habitat Centre. An annual feature of PenguinBooks India, the festival will preview several new titles by authors like...
  • Now chug into Mysore on 'Malgudi Express' September 26, 2011

    Bangalore: The Malgudi days are here again. And so is the 'Malgudi Express' chugging between Mysore and the Yashwantpur station of Bangalore. Fiction? No. In a tribute to RK Narayan, who created Malgudi in his superfine mind and gave the world the endearing Swamy and his friends from this imagined...
  • Dev Anand's Guide screened at Cannes May 21, 2008

    Cannes: Forty twoyearsafter it was released, the film Guide was screened at the Cannes film festival.The film has been shortlisted in the classic section. The film was screened on day seven of the 61st Cannes Film Festival. The evergreen Dev Anand himself was present at the screening and it was a...