Himachal writer’s popular story ‘Darosh’ filmed; to be on DD soon



    S R HarnotShimla: Renowned Himachali Hindi writer S R Harnot’s popular short-story, ‘Darosh‘, has been filmed and will be soon on Doordarshan’s national channel.

    The 30-minute archival film will be showcased in Doordarshan’s programme – Indian Classics.

    The story profusely depicts the life of ethnic Kinnaur, one of the border districts of Himachal Pradesh and highlights resistance by the new tribal generation against primitive tradition of forced marriage observed by the tribes of Kinnaur down the ages.

    Darosh has been directed by famous writer, drama artist and director, Vipin Goyal. Goyal is currently working as the Programme Executive at Doordarshan Kendra, Chandigarh. The film has been produced by Asharaf Sahil and the screen play has been written by Dr. Sushma. The job for making short film on this story was assigned to Doordarshan Kendra, Chandigarh.

    The story was selected by Delhi Doordarshan Kendra from a literary collection by the author ‘Darosh Aur Anya Kahaniyan‘, which has received critical acclaim in the literary journal and circles.

    Harnot was bestowed with the International Indu Sharma Katha Samman in London by Katha UK– a world famous Asian Writers Association in the year 2003. He has a number of other awards as well to his credit, mentionable among them being Himachal Academy Award in the year 2007 for his distinguished contribution in art of story telling, imbued with pastoral sensibility of rural populace.

    The enactment of the screen play has been performed by theatre actors like Praveen Chandla, Parmesh, Vandana Thakur, Rakesh, Dr. Kimara, Shashi and Krishna.

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    1. The news should bring some cheers to Harnot ji as he recently lost his mother. Darosh has been a great work in recent Himachali literature and I did enjoy reading the book. Look forward to watch it on DD…

    2. hi, I am working in mumbai and associate with television industry. I am a Himachali guy, earlier i was with this thoaught that there is a rare litrature work in Himachal. but by now i am getting the news of new litrature in terms of releasing many books by himachali writers.Its the mater of proud as we have renowend and established writer in our state like Mr. S R Harnot..in short my wish to send these word on ur page is not only congrates these remarkable personalties but i want their contact also, so i could be in touch with them to bring our himachali literature work not only in inida bt all over the world…through documenries, seriels and films. me also want to do something in himachal, though its my state. from where i made my way to earn & learn the knowledge to form something new in my home place. please favore me by sending the contacts or email of renowend writer.Thanks

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