DELHI: Delhis own literary festival Spring Fever
2012 this year attracted special participation from
third annual literature festival of Penguin Books concluded
on a high note in the evening with the legendary veteran
poet and lyricist Gulzar reading out his best poems
from his recently launched book Neglected Poems'.
may seem distant from our modern-day lives, but that
is not right. After Pawan wrote this episode from the
Mahabharat in relevance with people`s lives today, I
realised it should reach out to more people," he
are very important these days, since an average person
can only know two to three languages. We have so many
languages in India and poems are being written in
as many of them. Also, a translator should be well-versed
in both languages, the original and the one in which
he is translating," he added.
Spring Fever 2012 also saw the participation of authors
like Anupam Kher and Raghav Bhal.
topics covered during the ten day festival varied
from 'Sex and romance outside the bedroom' to the
New Indian Consumer'.
unique Bollywood quiz was held with a special round
on superstar Rajnikanth, apart from performances by
bands like Faridkot, Vedas and Qawwali.