Translators @ Katha

Friday, September 29, 2006

Laxmi Chandrashekar

A post graduate in English from the Universities of Mysore and Leeds, she teaches English at the NMKRV College for Women in Bangalore. An active member of Samudaya, a leading progressive theatre group using theatre as an instrument of social change, she has performed lead roles in many of their productions apart from acting in a number of popular television serials. She translates from Kannada to English and her translations have been published in prominent collections and literary journals. A recipient of the Commendation Award in the All India Translation Contest conducted by the British Council in Collaboration with Kath in 1994, Laxmi writes a weekly column on theatre for the English daily, The Hindu.
Laxmi has translated Chandrasekhar B Kambhar's "Singarevva and the Palace" from Kannada, for Katha.


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