Session on Literature During Pandemic at 6th GLFN
New Delhi: A session was planned during 6th Global Literary Festival Noida 2020 where it was discussed as how literature healed people during corona virus Pandemic in last so many months.
“As we are confined within the four walls of our homes under lockdown in the wake of Covid-19, literature helps break the barriers, connecting us across different historical periods and time zones with others who have experienced similar tragedies. More importantly, literature shows us that we have a lot in common with others who are from distant lands and different times, encouraging us to appreciate the fact that we are not the only ones who are dealing with the worldwide devastation wrought by the pandemic,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.
“ We began to recognize the power of literature to communicate something fresh about our shared experience, something different from simple reporting during this Pandemic. These times also gave us opportunity to read and write what all has been pending in our own mind ,” added Ricardo Berna M, Charge d’ Affairs, Embassy of Panama to India who later also released the poster of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a forum initiated by Marwah Studios and Asian Academy of Arts. Ricardo Berna also released the book titled-‘A Journey Within’ Edited and Compiled by Ms. Hina Gupta.
“Pandemic has given me an another opportunity to finish my new project of feature film as there was no interference all these days,” said Dileep Shukla a famous name in Bollywood, is an Indian film writer, predominantly working in Hindi film industry. He is known for writing dialogues for cult films like Andaz Apna Apna and blockbuster films like Ghayal, Damini, Mohra, Dabangg,Dabangg2, Jai Ho and Veeray Ki Wedding.
Renowned poet and writer Daisy Varun and Sunita Budhiraja also expressed and talk about the subject in detail. Festival director Sushil Bharti conducted the program and also paid vote of thanks.
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