Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar

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HarperCollins, Vani To Release Book 'Akhtari' On Begum Akhtar's Life

Publishers HarperCollins and Vani Prakashan will soon release a book on singing star Akhtaribai Faizabadi a.k.a Begum Akhtar. Titled "Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar", it will be released on April 30 in two languages - Hindi and English. The book outlines the life of the legendary singer through essays, interviews, and conversations she shared with her closest friends including Bismillah Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, and Shubha Mudgal.… read-more

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 06:26 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: HarperCollins, new book, Book Release, indian singer

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

ACK Collaborates With HarperCollins

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HarperCollins To Retell Amar Chitra Katha Folktales In New Avatar

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) has collaborated with the HarperCollins India to deliver iconic Desi folktales in a brand-new format. The series has been adapted from the original ACK tales and has been curated by in-house writers. The novel initiative strives to bring children in the 8-14 age bracket a step closer to the "great collective inheritance from our past generations" that make up "India’s rich… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 12:44 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Amar Chitra Katha, HarperCollins, Folktales, New Format, children

Courtesy: The Hindu