Saturday, July 11, 2015


Lighting the Lamp
"Dr S L Bhyrappa Kadambari Priyara Koota" on FaceBook, having about 6500 members from all over the world, has organised Golden Jubilee Celebrations for the celebrated Kannada novel by S L Bhyarappa, 'VAMSHA VARKSHA". The event took place on Saturday, 11th July 2015 at Gokhale Institute, BasavanaGudi, NammaBengaluru at 10.00am to 2 pm.
Shatavadhani R Ganesh

P Sheshagri, Spoke about the film

Prof, Syed Shahabuddin, translated into Urdu

L V Sharada, acted as Katyayini in the film
There were about 200 people, some arrived earlier than 9.30am to catch the front seats. Dr S L Bhayarappa himself was present along with the critics, literary giants and fans of Bhyarappa.
Shashank Parashar, a young enthusiast, compered the program very well. The event started with the lighting of lamp, followed by Shatavadhani R Ganesh, highlighting the details and thoughts behind writing the novel written 50 years ago, still a contemporary. The book is about the conflict between the tradition and modernity, conflict between the individual and society, basis of the family origin and values.
Dr S L Bhyarappa speaking
There were about six speakers, P Sheshadri spoke about the VamshaVruksha film, ShridharMoorthy spoke about the VamshaVruksha Drama enacted, Syed Sahabuddin spoke about his difficulties and success of translating the book into Urdu language. Ranganath gave a jhalak of the dialogue by Srinivasa Shrotri in the novel, L V Sharada, who acted as Katyayini of the novel in the film, was
Fans and audience

Vote of thanks by Anuradha Udayashankar
present and was felicitated.
Dr S L Bhyrappa, after being honoured, answered some questions raised by fans about the book, and explained what prompted him to write the novel, the circumstances, research and mostly his creativity and the imagined characters.
At Gokhale Institute with Nagesh Nayak
It was a well arranged program for a selected auidence.
written Sunday, 12 July 2015