India:Stamp on Tripuraneni Gopichand Released

\"\"\"\"India Post  payed tribute to noted writer and film director Tripuraneni Gopichand by releasing a commemorative stamp on him today.Tripuraneni Gopichand  (8 September1910-2 November 1962) was a short story  writer, novelist,editor,essayist,playwright and film director. Gopichand\’s writings are remarkable for interplay of values, ideas and \’isms\’ – materialism,rationalism,existentialism,realism and humanism. He is especially celebrated for his second novel \’Asamardhuni Jeevayatra\’ (The Incompetent\’s Life Journey). This is the first psychological novel in Telugu literature .Gopichand\’s work Panditha Parameshwara Sastry Veelunama in 1963 was presented with the Sahitya Akademi  Award – This was the first Telugu novel to win the award.\"\"

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3 Responses to India:Stamp on Tripuraneni Gopichand Released

  1. N.A.Mirza says:

    Its interesting to see commemoratives on film personalities. India Post has been paying tributes to film personalities for many years. Tribuites through ommemoratives were paid to actors, actresses, directors, singers writers, politicians, players etc. Shivaji Ganesan, Satyajit Ray, Bimal Roy, Bare Ghulam Ali Khan, Mohammad Rafi, Mukesh, C.K. Naidu, Nisar Ahmad, Lala Amarnath etc. etc. The services of these people were recognised only after their death. Why not we acknowledge the services of our stalwarts in their life time. There would not be any harm if awe ccept and recognise the services of living legends like Dilip Kumar, Yash Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt, Mani Ratnam, Amitabh Bachchan, Abbas Ali Beg, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Muhammad Azharuddin etc. When Sachin became the top scorer in the ciricket history, I had written a personal letters to Shri Sharad Pawar and then minister of posts and telegraph to to issue commemoratives and FDC, a miniature sheet to acknowledge the master blaster’s milestone. I don’t know if my letters even reached the ministers. Film fraternity awards Lifetime Achievement Awards to its sernior memebrs who have significantly contributed to the Indian film industry. Why can’t the India Post follow suit?

    N.A. Mirza

  2. anil kr pujara says:

    Probably India Post wait for the person to die to get the honour.

  3. SUNIL KUMAR GARG says:

    In my opinion we are chocked to the teeth by Humans Stamps.
    More un-humans stamps is what India Post should be giving us.

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