MULK RAJ ANAND
The celebrated writer Mulk Raj Anand wrote his own obituary in 1999.
His foster son, Kewal Anand, has made it available to The Tribune.
Written in a self-mocking and ironical tone, it serves as a fitting
tribute to Anand as he may have relished it on what would have been
his 100th birthday
THE death is reported,
through sudden heart failure, of Mulk Raj Anand at his retreat in the
mountains of the planet Moon at twelve midnight on December 12, 1999,
at the age of a few months short of centennial year.
A rare photograph of Mulk Raj Anand by an unknown photographer shows him painting. Art, too, was a passion with the writer.
Darshan Singh Maini
gives a taste of Seoul or the soul of South Korea
......simplicity and times
five thousand years of history in a face (A Korean text)
In a recent travel series on
TV, the itinerant traveller reaches South Korea, "The land of the
morning calm." That reminded me of my week-long stay in that
country, more particularly in Seoul, its ancient capital, now
transformed into a modern, bustling, metropolitan city.
Design your own saree
those who would swear by the saree, how about designing one for
yourself? Add to your wardrobe a saree made of the most exotic of
silks — Conjeevaram, with natural dyes, and made to designs of your
What a climax
Unusual endings of films make even oft-repeated storylines wear a new look, writes
ending of Ken Ghosh’s recent movie Fida was in news. The
makers of the movie even flashed the findings of a survey in a promo
to know the audiences’ opinion about the ending. While 82 per cent
of the viewers liked it, the promo claimed, 18 per cent did not.