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Who is your favourite storyteller? your Dad, Mom or your Grandma? award winning writer and playwright Anushka Ravishankar’s latest book on tales from the Arabian Nights, The Storyteller was launched.
Kamini Mahadevan, Consultant Editor, Penguin Books mentioned how The stories of Arabian Nights cut across civilizations and entertained millions over the ages. Anushka Ravishankar read the first story from her book.
The biggest challenge for her was to bring her own version of the Arabian Nights stories. Answering to questions from the people gathered for the book launch, Anushka mentioned that Alibaba was her favourite story.
There was participation from the kids also. Some mentioned that story telling was a dying art, thanks to the proliferation of TV.