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C Venkiteswaran

Indian film critic, professor, documentary film maker and writer C Venkiteswaran is an Indian film critic, professor, documentary film maker and writer from Kerala. He writes mainly in English and Malayalam. He is known for his work on the social aspects of cinema. His notable works include Udalinte Tharasancharangal, Malayalam Cinema Padangal, Cinema Talkies, A Door to Adoor, and Samantara Yatrakal. He won the National Award for Best Arts/Culural Film in 1995 for the film Pakarnattam-Ammannur, The Actor. He also won the Kerala State Award for Best Documentary Award in the same year for the same film.

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Kerala, the most literate Indian state where reading is in the blood of common man and freedom of expression is sacrosanct, is at the forefront of nurturing a literary eco system that transcends beyond boundaries. Today, the Government of Kerala takes a leap and brings together literary lovers across the globe through an international platform – International Book Fair 2019. The fair which will be held from 8th -17th february 2019 at the Marine Drive grounds, Kochi, Kerala, will be a one of kind platform for international, national and local publishers who wish to reach out to the most well informed audiences with a rich literary lineage.

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