Tamil took centrestage at The Hindu Lit for Life 2014 in the session titled "The Flora and Fauna of the South: A disappearing landscape etched in the written word." Watch Anita Ratnam, K R Arumugam, P C Ramakrishna, Revathy Kumar, R Rohini and Sushila Ravindranath narrating Tamil texts from Sangam literature, 'Sayavanam' by Sa. Kandasamy, Silapathikaram and Mahakavi Bharati's verses. Text and Reading designed by Prasanna Ramaswamy. Text Resource person: A R Venkatachalapathy. Click here for more videos.
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