INDIA: Poet is revered as the purest soul. But what happens when the purity itself finds its solace in the craft of immorality and the Joy of Sin. Eminent satirist Yashwant Vyas has marvelous answers in his new release Kavi Ki Manohar Kahaniyan.
After Boskiyana, the much talked about work with Poet-Filmmaker Gulzar, Yashwant Vyas has come out with Unique satire in Kavi Ki Manohar Kahaniyan on the eve of 2021, which is the birthday of legendary, Raag Darbari known author late Shrilal Shukla. “Shrilal Shukla, wrote a preface of my first satirical novel Chintaghar and Kavi ki manohar kahaniyan is the tribute to him,” said Yashwant Vyas.
“Manohar khaniyan” has become a phrase for crime and “Kavi Ki Manohar Kahaniyan” are the SINFUL STORIES of this ‘SUPREME SAINT’ POET whose crimes are ‘un-poetically’ poetic. Satire travels with the title itself.
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This Poet alias KAVI who is meant for serving humanity indulges in the business of humanity and becomes a highly successful CEO of his enterprise. Masterful storytelling is behind every short story. KAVI becomes anchor, police officer to robber, and what not as he has to run his corporation of anti-ethics. Dedicated to legendary poets Nagarjun, Dhoomil and Muktibodh, this book is an experiment with craft in satire to reveal the contemporary truth.
This is an experiment under Khataakk Fiction series, which is also an experiment. Khataakk means instant, and it is to present off-beat content to Read-Listen and Watch, in collaboration with digital and print.
Yashwant Vyas is an eminent author who has written two awarded novels, two best seller books on cinema, two titles on language journalism apart from satire collections. We found the stories of ‘Kavi ki Manohar Kahaniyan’ superbly Concise and thus started the Khataakk series with it on the stars of the new year 2021.