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Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director, actor, and producer, known for his works in Hindi cinema and international cinema. Part of the Anand family, Kapur became known in Bollywood with his recurring role in the TV series Khandan in the mid-1980s and his directorial debut in the cult Bollywood film Masoom in 1983, which won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie for that year, before gaining widespread success with the science fiction film Mr.
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War Of Lanka
Amish Tripathi - 2023-02-28
Shekhar Kapur
I love #WarOfLanka @authoramish .. strongly recommend the book      source
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The Elephant Whisperer
My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
Lawrence Anthony - 2009-12-01
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A conservationist in South Africa is faced with a difficult decision - accept a herd of dangerous and rebellious elephants on his game reserve or watch them be killed. When he decides to take them in, he quickly realizes the animals are traumatized and planning their escape. As he works to create a bond with the elephants and save them from execution, he learns valuable lessons about life, loyalty, and freedom. This delightful book is a must-read for animal lovers everywhere.
Shekhar Kapur
@ravikarkara @JaneGoodallInst @khushsundar @ImRo45 @TheVikasKhanna @Prafull_mbachai @Pink @drtaranarula That’s beautiful. There’s a book called Elephant Whisperer you should read. A man in Africa who truly understood Elephants .. and when he died, Elephants from hundreds of miles came to mourn      source
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Highway to Swades
Rediscovering India's Superpowers
Bhairavi Jani - 2022-11-11
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Exploring the connections between India's diverse people and their shared superpowers, Highway to Swades is a journey through the heart of the world's largest democracy. From the streets of Bengaluru to the cold desert of Ladakh, author Bhairavi Jani maps out twelve civilizational powers that can shape the future of India and its citizens. Through personal anecdotes and data, Jani weaves together the country's past, present, and future in a captivating read.
Shekhar Kapur
This is an amazing book, Bhairavi and more power to people like you that despite all the frustrations , you cannot but help love the land you were born in ..      source
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The Science Transforming How We Learn
Sanjay Sarma - 2020-08-18
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Discover the groundbreaking science of learning and how it's transforming education in Grasp, written by an MIT professor. From neuroscience to cognitive psychology, this book explores the future of learning, debunking long-held ideas and equipping readers with practical tools for absorbing information. Learn how forgetting is actually a critical part of learning and how flipped classrooms have eliminated gender performance gaps. Grasp offers a vision for more inclusive, democratic learning for individuals and society.
Shekhar Kapur
Must Read : Learning is far more about provoking curiosity and creativity than teaching. GRASP by Sanjay Sarma, Head of Open Learning at #MIT and ⁦@lukeyoquinto⁩ Yoquinto: 9780385541824 | Books      source
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Namaha - Stories From The Land Of Gods And Goddesses
Abhishek Singh - 2019-09-05
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Discover a captivating collection of short stories inspired by the ancient wisdom literature of India in Namaha. Award-winning author Abhishek Singh's unique style and storytelling come to life through compelling illustrations and enthralling text. Experience the fantastical worlds of ancient Indian mythology and delve into its symbolic humanistic and ecological layers.
Shekhar Kapur
By the amazing artist and storyteller Abhishek Singh. Each illustration in this book is like a journey into our mythology. Into the depths of your mind. Available at Amazon ⁦@abhiart⁩      source
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The White Tiger
A Novel
Aravind Adiga - 2008-01-01
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Explore the poverty and corruption of modern India's caste society in this stunning literary debut that critics have compared to Richard Wright's Native Son. Follow Balram Halwai, a poor Indian villager whose great ambition leads him to the zenith of Indian business culture, the world of the Bangalore entrepreneur. Through his experiences as a driver and servant to a wealthy Indian family, Balram writes a letter to the president of China, showcasing the contradictions and complications of Indian society. Don't miss this darkly comic tale of ambition and corruption.
Shekhar Kapur
It’s an amazing book, White Tiger. Arvind Adiga at this best ! Read many scripts, none had the sheer power of the book .. great to know that there is one that measures up to the book , good luck! @priyankachopra      source
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Gun Island
A Novel
Amitav Ghosh - 2019-06-06
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Gun Island is a globetrotting adventure novel that explores family and heritage through the journey of a rare book dealer, Deen Datta. His beliefs are challenged when he encounters a fellow Bengali-American, an entrepreneurial young man, and an old friend, leading him on a path that upends everything he knew about himself and the world. Amitav Ghosh's beautifully realized novel spans both space and time, portraying a world on the brink of unstoppable transition but also offering hope through the faith of two remarkable women.
Shekhar Kapur
Conversations are two sided. How can we mot have a great conversation with an amazing mind like yours @GhoshAmitav .. and Gun Island is such an amazing book! I read it in one go. Could not put it down! #GunIsland      source
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A Journey Within
Abhishek Singh - 2012-12-05
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Explore the depths of the Hindu deity Krishna in the enthralling book A JOURNEY WITHIN. Immerse yourself in his pastimes that have left a lasting impact on history. Witness the ultimate battle between human greed and the power of the Divine Spirit. This searing and human portrayal of the god of all gods will leave you in awe.
Shekhar Kapur
The most beautiful #graphic book I have ever seen out of #India. #Krishna, a Journey Within by Abhishek Singh      source