Expert Hour with Deepanjana Pal

Expert Hour by Sandeep & Gitanjali Maini Foundation

Feb 5 2021 • 16 mins


Deepanjana Pal an author and a journalist who writes about culture and society, and is particularly interested in art, literature and cinema. Her biography of Raja Ravi Varma, titled The Painter: A Life of Ravi Varma, was listed among the best non-fiction books of the year, when it was published in 2009. She is also the author of the crime thriller, Hush A Bye Baby, and two books of children's fiction.

She speaks about Fiction and Roles it Plays in a Society - the things we imagine, the ideas we preserve through stories, the way stories are reshaped through retellings and how things make stories cultural artefacts.