News Date: 23rd Jan, 10
The Translation of Muthu Meenal “Mul” titled as Thorn was released yesterday by Padmashri Kamal Hasaan and was received by Yohei Sasakawa( chairman , The Nippon foundation,Japan).
Mul was released in year 2008, where the author dealt with a subject of how she vanquished leprosy. Following a tremendous response to ‘Mul’ in the year after its release, the book was translated into English by Shubashree Desikan, and published by Meenal Publishing House.
According to sources,A total of 1,200 copies of ‘Thorn’ have been published as the first edition. The book would be available at all major book stores in the city from today.
The book ROOMS a translation of Mr. Boutha Ayyanar’s poems Mansion Kavitahigal was released by actor Kamal Hasaan and was received by Mr. C Eeswaramoorthy IPS SP,CBI Chennai. Neerkanal – A quarterly Tamil journal on literature and art was also released by Mr.Na Muthuswamy and received by Mr.Chinna-k-Kuthusi senior journalist.