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Birth anniversary of Premchand being celebrated

Varnasi:31/7/19:Today is the birth anniversary of a great novelist and celebrated storyteller Munshi Premchand. He was born on 31st July 1880 in Lamhi Village near Varanasi. Premchand’s stories confront the truth of this society underlining the importance of truth, justice and loyalty.

He has voiced various social issues including poverty and exploitation. His stories ‘Kafan’, ‘Namak Ka Daroga’, ‘Panch Parmeshwar’, ‘Poos Ki Raat’, ‘Budhi Kaki’, ‘Idgah’ and novels ‘Godan’, ‘Seva Sadan’, ‘Rangbhoomi’ are timeless and ever relevant.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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