Mumbai: Noted filmmaker Gulzar and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan launched an audio book series and a campaign ‘Will you read with me?’
To start with, Karadi has released two books, Little Vinayak and The Lizard’s Tail, both narrated by Vidya Balan and written by Shobha Viswanath, Creative Director, Karadi Tales.
Speaking at the occasion, Gulzar said, “Books are precious and integral part of our life. As we give flowers and sweets as a gift, in the same manner we should also gift books to people.”
Vidya Balan has lent her voice to the audio book, read a few stories along with a number of kids present.
The books have been illustrated by Shilpa Ranade, animation head, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay and Christine Kastl, respectively.