Kavi Kale is a monochromatic art form that was hugely prevalent in the coastal regions of the nation but has been sidelined with the advent of modern contemporary styles as well as the constant temple renovations. Mrs Veena Srinivas has been practising and holding exhibitions in this particular art form in a bid to revive interest and awareness towards this rapidly declining cultural heritage. Read on for our interview with her when she came to Manipal as a panelist for MILAP 2018.
Dr. Atamjit Singh is a renowned Punjabi playwright, who has been writing and directing plays for over 40 years. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, however he returned it in 2015. His plays tackle a variety of social issues and are heavily rooted in the history of Punjab and its people. We had the oppurtunity to speak to him at MILAP this year.