Director Indrajit Lankesh is on a mission to transform the works of his father into audio podcasts
The late P Lankesh wants no introduction . The truth is, he took the world of Kannada writing by storm within the ‘70s and ‘80s, to not overlook the famed tabloid Lankesh Patrike, which was a family identify. He has additionally left his mark within the Kannada movie trade with the Nationwide Award-winning movie, Pallavi.
Now, his son, Indrajit Lankesh has provide you with an app to have a good time his father’s writings. Merely known as Lankesh, the app might be formally launched on November 1. The app will function all of the works of Lankesh in an audio format.
Indrajit’s mission is to make his father’s literary works attain the current era. “The digital format is to get the youthful era to know his works. I consider my father’s writings are modern. Until date, the gross sales present that his books are one of many highest promoting books in Kannada literature. And, he wrote intensely for nearly three many years!” says Indrajit.
Then he explains the explanation for launching this app with, “Kids right this moment are into the audio and visible medium. I additionally consider that the behavior of studying books has nearly disintegrated. The Lankesh App is aimed to make the works of my father identified to those that need to know extra about Kannada literature, however don’t have the inclination to learn books.”
Lankesh’s writings embrace novels, performs and poetry. A few of his in style works are Kallu Karaguva Samaya Mattu Ithara Kathegalu, Hulimavina Mara and Sankranti to call a couple of.
Until date round 10 books of his have been translated to audio books and has voice overs by actors like Suchendra Prasad. “I’m an enormous fan of his voice and Suchendra is not only part of the audio pod forged, however I make it a degree that he be part of each movie that I make,” shares Indrajit, who then provides that other than the voices of celebrities, the podcasts additionally embrace voices of dubbing artistes.
Apart from the works of Lankesh, Indrajit additionally reveals that the app will quickly carry the works of different Kannada writers too. “The plan is to incorporate biographies of Dr Vishnuvardhan, Ravichandran , Shankar Nag — a few of which had been printed by Lankesh Patrike. Later works of writers like Siddalingaiah, Poornachandra Tejasvi are also within the pipeline,” provides Indrajit, who’s a movie director too. His Bollywood movie, Shakeela, that includes Richa Chadda and Pankaj Tripathi is nearly set for a launch. “The Hindi movie can also be dubbed in all of the 4 south Indian languages and we plan to launch it in theatres quickly.”
Coming again to the Lankesh app, he states that the app is free and might be accessible on Google Play.