Four Books released by Prof. T.S. Lohithaswa
A collection of poems, prose and two plays written Prof. T.S. Lohithaswa titled Hottu Hoguva Munna, Akkadi Saalu, Santheyalli Nintha Kabira and Dr. Thippeshi was released earlier this week at Kannada Sahitya Parsishat.
Dr.K. Marulasiddappa presided over the release function and Prof. S.G. Siddaramiah, Dr. Baragur Ramachandrappa, Prof. N.B. Chandramohan released the books and spoke on the Poetry, Prose & Drama collections respectively and Prof. Chandrashekhar Ushaala coordinated the proceedings. A gathering of scholars, poets, writers and cinema industry people witnessed the event.
Addressing the gathering Siddaramaiah said that though the works were written over the past three decades they had not lost their relevance.
Lohithaswa has focused on parental guidance, and traced his evolution hailing from a humble agricultural family, and how he went on to become an actor.
"Hothu Hoguva Munna" attempts to perceive men, mind and matter with social, political and philosophical perspectives.
"Akkadi Saalu" captures the inner essence and public stature of persons connected to literature, theatre and cinema.
"Santheyalli Nintha Kabira" is the Kannada version of Bhisham Sahni's Hindi play "Kabir Khada Bazaar".
T.S. Lohithaswa is a noted Kannada Film Actor, playwright and a retired English Professor. He has acted in more than five hundred Kannada Movies, Stage plays and television serials. He is popularly known for his dominating voice within and outside the kannada film industry.
He is a recipient of Suvarna Karnataka Rajyotsava award- 2006
Karnataka State Nataka Academy Award- 1997