Actor Sonam Kapoor will be in Delhi later this month for full 45 days to shoot for the Bollywood adaptation of Jane Austen’s comedy Emma. Portraying the title role, she told me that she will play a ‘typical South Delhi girl’.
Now let me too come out with a secret. Read more
Is there a greater delight than being referred to in a book on Jane Austen? The Delhi Walla can no longer defer his raptures. In April, 2009, UK’s Canongate Books published Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World. Written by Jane Austen scholar Ms Claire Harman, this is a “history of Jane Austen’s fame, the changing status of her work and what it has stood for, or been made to stand for, in English culture in the two hundred years since her death.” Read more
It’s such happiness when good people get together — and they always should. Everyone — young and not-so-young, straight and not-so-straight, single and not-so-single — should be invited to join the Jane Austen Society club. The only condition being that you must have read all six of Austen novels at least six times each. Read more