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A homage to ‘Mayabazaar'

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Book The launch of ‘Bhajare Mayabazaar' was met with appreciation.

Literary historyThe release of the book `Bhajare Mayabazaar' penned by Rambhatla Narasimha Sarmaþ— Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
Literary historyThe release of the book `Bhajare Mayabazaar' penned by Rambhatla Narasimha Sarmaþ— Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam

N oted writer, poet and credible speaker Rambhatla Narisimha Sarma (staff announcer, AIR, Visakhapatnam) who gave exemplary talks on the feature film Mayabazaar (produced and released in the last week of March 1957) about four years ago, for literary bodies like Sahitya Surabhi; recently got the contents published in a book titled Bhajare Mayabazaar.

Warm accolades

The book was released last Saturday. Peri Ravi Kumar who presided over the function said that the book was adorned with brief but beautiful preludes by the film's Director K.V. Reddy's son, Viswanatha Reddy, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, Mikkilineni Radhakrishna Murthy and the likes; critical appreciation by noted writers like Peri Ravi Kumar and Vruddhula Kalyana Rama Rao; and has ten scores pictures printed in it. Chief Guest for the evening, MLA Malla Vijaya Prasad was all praise for Rambhatla and for his sustained contribution before he formally released the book. Noted literary critic D.V. Surya Rao analytically reviewed its contents. Founder president of the noted literary body Sahithi Surabhi, Vriddula Kalyana Rama Rao, its vice-president Peri Venkata Radhakrishna Murty, noted writer L.R. Swamy, producer, director and noted stage actor Meegada Ramalinga Swamy who was guest of honour also spoke on the occasion. They were all of the opinion that if the feature film Mayabazaar, produced and released by Vijaya Productions under the direction of K.V. Reddy, created history with its fine blend of all the Navarasas in aesthetically well balanced proportions, every aspect of the making of the book Bhajare Mayabazaar by Rambhatla became an indelible part and parcel of it, they concluded.

Komaragiri Suhasini Anand went delightfully poetic compering the programme.

A.R.S.


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