Ramanathan is Mumbai-based playwright
Ramu Ramanathan writes: She founded Vacha, a library where young girls in bastis could access words and ideas.
Astad Deboo could break free of the stage, and do a tandav on the Great Wall of China. He was a citizen of the world, and he brought it home.
It was a warning to my generation of theatrewallahs! Theatre is a serious art form and the advancement of culture is the function of the theatre movement.
While most people remember him as a playwright and actor, Girish Karnad’s contribution as a translator and activist should not be forgotten.
The evil that politics does would not have lived If not for these wretched writers who are so naive