Ira Pande is a freelance writer and translator. She has translated several books from Hindi into English and been awarded the Crossword and Sahitya Akademi translation prize for her translation of Manohar Shyam Joshi's T’ta Professor in 2009 and 2010 respectively. She is currently finishing a translation of her mother Shivani's memoir of Shantiniketan titled Amader Shantiniketan.
Shubha Mudgal : Of Words and Music:
Shubha Mudgal in conversation with Ira Pande
Acclaimed vocalist and writer Shubha Mudgal tells us of how she invokes words and song to communicate the joy of Indian classical music. In conversation with writer and translator Ira Pande, she discusses the inter-connectedness of the arts and their crucial role in our disturbing times