It’s a pleasure to inform you all that Filmmaker Venkatesh Kumar G from Tamilnadu has been invited by the Leo Tolstoy Estate Museum at Yasnaya Polyana, Tula, Russia to participate in their 100th Anniversary Celebrations as a Guest Speaker. He earlier visited the House of Leo Tolstoy in 2019 and gifted the Tamil book “Kadhaimanikkovai” Stories from Tolstoy written by his great grandfather Rao Sahib K Kothandapani Pillai in 1932. It was the first official translation of Leo Tolstoy short stories in Tamil. K Kothandapani Pillai worked as a Deputy Collector and Controller of Emigration Madras between 1930 to 1951. Personalities like Thiru Ve Ka, Thaninayagam Adigalar, Subbiah Pillai, Somasundara Bharathiyar were good friends to him. He has penned more than 25 Tamil books during his life span from 1896 to 1979. This visit would enrich and flourish the legacy of Tamil and would be a blessing to Tamil Literature believes Venkatesh Kumar. The Event is happening on June 10th 2021.