Friends & Associates of Ismail, and Manasa Art Theaters, are organizing a meet in the memory of Late Ismail on 24th Nov '08. The Ismail Award and the C P Brown Award will be given away at the event.
P Mohan has been selected for the Ismail Award, for his literary work, 'Kitiki Pitta', and Jonnalagadda Venkateswara Sastry, for the C P Brown Award. Andhrajyothi editor, K Srinivas, will do the honours of felicitating P Mohan with the award, along with a reward of Rs. 10,116. K Jitendra Babu, an advocate at the High Court, will felicitate Jonnalagadda Venkateswara Sastry with the C P Brown award and a reward of Rs. 10,116. Sastry worked as a co-editor in compiling the J P Gwill Dictionary.
The evening's speakers include Vennelakanti Prakasam, Retd. Professor of CIEFEL, who will discuss Ismail's literary work, and Sky Baba, who will speak about Ismail's life and his contribution to Telugu literature.
Ismail was a renowed writer who made made useful contributions to Telugu Literature. He was a great nature-lover, which reflected in his works. He was also called 'Chettu Kavi'.
Entry is free for all. Please contact Raghu Sri at 92471-08893 / C Dharma Rao at 2404-1999 for further details.