Vidya Balan reads verses from Pritish Nandy books

Vidya Balan, Pritish NandyKolkata, Feb 2 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Bollywood actor Vidya Balan and poet Pritish Nandy read out verses from the newly released  book of Nandytitled ‘Again’ in Kolkata.

The new poetry book of Nandy was launched on Wednesday, along with the re-issue of his classic book, ‘Tonight This Savage Rite’, where he wrote jointly with poet Kamala Das.

[ReviewAZON asin=”B0000EE4S3″ display=”inlinepost”]”Each one is a writer, trying to articulate his narrative, each narrative makes India what it is,” Nandy said at the event.

“They do different things, but at the core they all are writing history,” he mentioned about the galaxy of personalities who were present there at the event.

“Poetry is a beautiful thing, I write poetry. It makes life interesting , when I got the poetry book again from Nandy, I went through the pages and found several poems to be interesting,” former Presaident of India, A.P.J Abdul Kalam, said at the event.

“The power of poetry is unique, Powerful messages can be easily conveyed through it,” he said.

Gorgeous Vidya Balan said that she feels that Kolkata and Vidya share a strange connection that makes her search for opportunities to come back to the city.

“My love affair with Kolkata has been going on for life time, I just look for excuses to come back here,” she said.

Lyricist Javed Akhtar, actor Anupam Kher and lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi, were also present at the event.

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Vidya Balan reads verses
(Reporting by Supriyo Hazra / Photos by Avishek Mitra)

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