Kunal Kemmu excited for grandfather’s Padma Shri gloryJanuary 25th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu is on cloud nine after learning that his grandfather and playwright Moti Lal Kemmu will be conferred the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian honour, for his contribution in the field of theatre.
“Just got a great news - my grandfather Shree Moti Lal Kemmu is going to be awarded with a Padma Shri for his work in theatre and literature,” an excited Kunal wrote on his Twitter page.
Some of the senior Kemmu’s popular works include “Teen Asangati Aikanki”, “Lal Drayas Lol Re”, “Trunove”, “Tshai”, “Natak Truche” and “Tota Tol Aina”. Many of his plays have been translated and produced in Hindi.
He has also been actively involved in preserving the age-old, dying folk theatre of Kashmir.
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