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We were hopeful of a good feedback.like his store.was murdered for money by his partners,they decided to murder Qureshi for the money he had boasted of.” Joshi told reporters. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Arun Sharma | Jammu | Updated: June 15, HBO had a unique opportunity to comment on the night’s events in a way that celebrated both the network and hardcore TV fans. 2013 When Julia Louis Dreyfus & Tony Hale both won for “Veep. For Meeta Singh,It has had a trial run between Neral and Jumapatti, Sharma saidpredicting the final run in a fortnight For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | London | Published: March 8 2013 9:19 am Related News The King’s Speech star Colin Firth has become the vice president of a speech therapy charity in the UK The 52-year-old actorwho won an Academy Award for playing stuttering British monarch King George VI in the 2010 drama The King’s Speechis putting the experience to good use by supporting the Action for Stammering Children organisationreported Contactmusic British politician Ed Balls announced Colin Firth’s appointment at an event in Londonsaying”He has agreed to become a vice president of Action for Stammering Childrento help us with the next phase of work and keep raising the profile of the charity and change the perception of stammering” Funnyman Michael Palin had helped to launch the Centre for Stammering Children in his name in 1993five years after starring as a stuttering gangster in A Fish Called Wanda For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Abhirami Sriram | Published: January 23 2016 12:59 am Top News Book: Yellow Lights of Death/Manjaveyil Maranangal Author: Benyamin Translated from Malayalam by Sajeev Kumarapuram Publisher: Penguin Pages: 387 Price: Rs 399 Benyamin’s Yellow Lights of Death is alean mean multitasking whodunit Even as it demands to be strung together clue by clue chapter by slender chapter it also pulls the author into his own web of intrigue right at the outset The book opens in medias res at the portals of an ancient Christian bastion in Udayamperoor Kerala Benyamin the writer and a friend arrive at Valyadethu Veedu in search of the elusive Christie Andrapper Their inquiries only serve to muddy the already murky waters A brief flashback reveals a couple of anonymous emails from one who claims his life is endangered and persistently requests that Benyamin read and retell his life-story Cut to Diego Garcia (the very name somehow redolent of Kerala’s twin Latin-American obsessions: football and fabulism) land of lagoons melting pot of multiculturalism Twenty-eight-year-old Andrapper is just another author manqué bent under the weight of familial expectation and writer’s block — until he witnesses a bizarre accident in public one day A shootout at a coffee shop kills a man (whom Andrapper later recognises to be a former classmate Senthil) and yet moments later it’s as if nothing had happened There are no telltale trails no police or medical records nothing to prove anything Erasure couldn’t have been more complete Just as you begin to wonder whether it’s all happening inside his head there ends part one of the story-within-the-story Benyamin turns to kindred spirits at the Thursday Market a wonderfully cantankerous adda such as can be found debating life and literature outside every second chaaya kada in Kerala Anil Salim Achachan Sudhi Mashu Biju and Saju alias Nattapranthan “friends in reality and fiction” dive right in and take turns to look high and low for clues that will take the story forward (The solitary writer locked up in his study is clearly a fossil of the past) Thus crowdsourced leads are ferreted out faster possibilities discussed and debated and all dots joined between myth and mystery Benyamin also revels in the shared camaraderie of cyberspace — Orkut scraps Facebook timelines blogs and steganography all part of his great plot-puzzle Andrapper’s story surges on in eagerly-awaited instalments; his quest to make sense of a death by daylight will lead incredibly into a dark spiral of family secrets and later as far back as the first Portuguese footprint in Kerala the slow-arm wrestle of Latin over the native tongue and the silent dwindling away of a faith an entire way of life In Yellow Lights of Death forgotten chapters of history are fleshed out geography tweaked around (Diego Garcia becomes a branch of Kerala almost) and a fistful of romance too added for good measure The only glitch to my mind is that Andrapper/Benyamin seem to strew their clues a little too easily too obviously Rather than a jigsaw puzzle that needs to be painstakingly pieced together the plot often feels disingenuous like a pre-solved exam paper Classmates even cousins of acquaintances keep popping up on cue to ask Andrapper “Do you remember me” But when the most crucial clue of them all is shown to appear as a revelation in a dream and the Kerala road map conquered with no sweat thereafter it is tough to suspend disbelief willingly or otherwise In the end storytelling takes all Yellow Lights of Death is as much about writing and reading as it is about hidden histories and cryptic clues The “hotbed of experience”turns Andrapper’s gaze inward and helps overcome his writing block at long last even as Benyamin himself maintains that “stories are not penned by those who experience them but by those who listen to them Only they can write stories” Abhirami Sriram is a Chennai-based writer and translator For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shalini Rai | Published: April 7 2009 2:08 am Related News When downdepressed or just plain confusedmany take comfort in their childhood favourites and relive times when life was simpler As childrenwe all have our favourites authorswhicheven though relegated to some remote corner of our brainsnevertheless provide comfort and solacewhen we most need it Sowhether it is an Enid Blyton book or an Agatha Christie bestseller that you used to cuddle up to on a lazy summer afternoonold favourites still score with many people A lot of adults are into comfort reading Not always overtlythough Yesit’s the worst-kept secret of the Indian literati going back to reading books which were childhood favourites and which provide them a much-needed escape from the toils and travails of a 21st century existence In shortreading for the comfort of a time long past and an experience you can recreate each time you let go of the Rushdies and the Friedmans of the world and pick up a Ruskin Bond or a Charles Perrault or even a Wodehouseinstead Theres already so much tension and uncertainty in our lives that I dont want to read about the insurgency in Kashmir or about the atrocities in Guantanamo Bay But yesgive me The Chronicles of Narnia or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory any time and Ill be gameas they are thoroughly enjoyable?

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