In World Hindi Diwas, producer Anand Pandit talks about his favorite authors Dharamveer Bharti, Phanishwar Nath Renu, Munshi Premchand and Bhisham Sahni.
Producer Anand Pandit is looking forward to the release of the big budget Marathi horror comedy ‘Victoria’ this year and is excited to co-produce his first Kannada multi-star film ‘Kabuzar’. I’m here. to catch up on his reading. “I grew up in a time when electronic devices did not dominate our lives and we had the time and space to read and absorb books in our spare time. I can fondly recall stories and novels., Munshi Premchand and Bhisham Sahni were part of my formative years, and I hope to revisit them and perhaps photograph some of them.
On World Hindi Day, Pandit shared memories of the work of these determined authors, saying: The story and film so beautifully captured the doomed love between an oxcart driver and a Nautanki dancer. This film is a classic in its writing: an authentic depiction of the Indian countryside and great performances by Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman. ”
Regarding Dharamveer Bharti, Pandit said: His novel “Gunahon Ka Devta”, which filmed “Suraj Ka Satwan Goda” in Benegal in 1992, depicts two star-crossed lovers Chandel and Sudha, very close to my heart, It was also translated into English a few years ago. ‘Anda Yug’ changed modern Hindi theater forever.”
One writer with whom Pandit has an emotional bond is Munsi Premchand. Equally fluent in Hindi and Urdu, Premchand wrote many stories and novels that inspired TV and film adaptations such as Satyajit Ray’s ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’ and ‘Sadgati’. Pandit said: , ‘Sadogati’, ‘Gavan’, and ‘Idga’ heartwarming stories. ”
For Pandit, Tamas, written by Bhisham Sahni, is one of the key texts on Partition. Like many writers of his time, Bisham Gee was multilingual and multifaceted, and occupied the perfect vantage point to chronicle India’s journey through many eras. Enlighten me. ”