Monday, September 13, 2010

Gautaman Bhaskaran's book releasing on Sept 17

Popular journalist, writer, columnist, and film-theatre critic Gautaman Bhaskaran's book Adoor Gopalakrishnan: A Life in Cinema, based on the life of renowned Malayalam director Adoor Gopalakrishnan, will be released on September 17 by the Alliance Française of Madras in association with the Courtyard by Marriott.

Adoor Gopalakrishnan: A Life in Cinema is the first authorized biography of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner.

"Gautaman Bhaskaran traces the ebbs and flows of the life this enigmatic director. From his birth during the Quit India movement to his lonely childhood at his uncles’ house; from life at Gandhigram, where Adoor studied economics and politics, to his days and nights at the Pune Film Institute; and from his first film, Swayamwaram, to his latest, Oru Pennum Rantaanum, Bhaskaran’s lucid narrative tracks the twists and turns of Gopalakrishnan’s life, finding an uncommon man and a rare auteur," a press release said.

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