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    India Ashokamitran (1937-2017)

    Ashokamitran , one of the prominent writers in Tamil Language passed away yesterday. He is largely unknown 'here' , though a fair amount of his works have been translated to English.

    http://www.livemint.com/Politics/MCb...ies-at-86.html

    Wiki : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashokamitran
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    Default Re: Ashokamitran (1937-2017)

    Thanks for the article Jayan. Who in your opinion is the most important living writer in Tamil?

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    Default Re: Ashokamitran (1937-2017)

    Let me drop a few names. I haven't read all of them.

    1. Jayamohan : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._Jeyamohan ( The Forest )

    2. Charu Nivedita : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charu_Nivedita ( Zero Degrees )

    3. Perumal Murugan : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perumal_Murugan ( One Part Woman )

    4. Prapanchan / Prabanchan : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prapanchan ( The Sky will be ours )

    5. C S Lakshmi ( Ambai ) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._S._Lakshmi ( In a Forest a Deer , The Purple Sea )

    6. Nanjil Nadan : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjil_Nadan ( Vagabond )



    Other Important writers who passed away in this century.


    1. Jayakanthan : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayakanthan (

    2. Sundara Ramaswamy : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundara_Ramaswamy

    3. Sujatha : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sujatha_Rangarajan

    4. Ashokamitran : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashokamitran
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    Default Re: Ashokamitran (1937-2017)

    Documentary film on Ashokamitran is all set to release..

    http://www.thehindu.com/entertainmen...le22413101.ece
    Jayan



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