Maasti was one of the first writers of modern Kannada literature, and Is known to most of his readers through his short and long stories, and novels.
He was honoured by Sri Jayachamraja Wodeyar, the Maharaja of Mysore, with the title, Rajasevaprasakta. Maasti Venkatesa Jeevan Karyalaya (MVJK) Trust is the caretaker of his legacy today.
MVJK Trust has brought out his writings in 100 short stories in 5 volumes. One long story, and 9 short stories have been brought out in this volume
About The Author
Maasti Venkatesa Iyengar was a popular writer in Kannada language. He received the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary honour conferred in India. He was popularly referred to as Maasti Kannadada Aasti which means Maasti is Kannada's Treasure. He is most renowned for his short stories. He also wrote under the pen name Srinivasa. He was honored with the title Rajasevasakta by the Maharaja of Mysore, Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadeyar.
About The Narrator
A legend in Indian theatre, C R Simha has a vast repertoire spanning over half a century on stage and in films. Tughlak, Othello, Che Guevara, Typical TP Kailasan & Karna are some of his milestones. He has over 115 movies to his credit and has also directed award winning commercial movies. Simha has 5 plays to his credit and has also written a popular column for over 6 years in a leading daily. The Radyotsava Award, The State Film Award and the Central Sangeeth Natak Akademi Award have been bestowed on him for various artistic achievements.
Has been active in the Theatre and Art fields for over three and a half decades. Associated with premier groups like Nataranga and Vedike. She has enacted lead roles in several plays, which have been performed across Karnataka and India. Sharada has performed extensively across the US, Canada, UK and the MiddleEast. She has been involved in Costume/ Sound Design and Organisational Activities for several acclaimed Productions. She serves as a Trustee of Vedike Foundation.
Rekha is a multi-talented personality associated with the reputed theatre group “Vedike”. She has enacted lead roles in Shakalaka Shakara, Soul for life and other plays. She has hosted several shows on AIR, and is a popular RJ on Rainbow FM. She has been a CA with leading multinational corporations.
No. of discs : - 1 (Compact Discs)
Running Time :- 8 Hrs. 53 Min.