Keli Katheya is a Kannada audio book that has been conceived to bring the world of Kannada short stories . These Kannada stories are chosen from different Kannada story books authored by famous Kannada authors. These stories are then read by Kannada film actors and mixed with music to enhance the mood of the listener.
All these stories are in a downloadable audio book format on www.Kelikatheya.com.
How are the Kannada short stories selected for Kelikatheya?
The are many short stories in Kannada and hundreds of books are published or republished. While curating them is no easy task. We are motivated to ensure that the amazing diversity of the Kannada language, literature across different regions are well researched. Not just that we also work to ensure that these Kannada short stories is also a mix of the young and old story writers . So along with a stalwart like Kuvempu we have young writers like Vikram Hatwar
What is so special about this Kannada Audio Book?
We are the first Kannada Audio book of short stories that is supported by Kannada authors and Kannada film fraternity alive some of Kannada’s finest audio short stories in Kannada.
If you listen our stories you will find in it world class quality standards be in the story selection, the quality of reading, music or production standards.
he unique idea here is to use 100% profit collected from the sale of these Kannada audio books is used to support education of girls in border areas. This will be done through http://aviratha.org/, Karnataka’s Leading NGO that is invovled in activities good for the Kannadigas and Kannada.
The collaboration began in 2014 and so far NONE of the authors or readers have charged any money for copyrights or their time.
Our first project got a good reception by critics, media and listeners and we sold these audio books across
4 countries Click here to see how the audience responded to the first edition. https://www.facebook.com/KeliKatheya
Click here to read the media coverage https://kelikatheya.com/Press.html
We are now back with the 2 edition of Kelikatheya which have 13 stories of the best known Kannada short stories and these stories have been read by famous kannada film actors. NONE of the authors or readers have charged any money for copyrights or their time.
It’s really as simple as that!
Keli Katheya is an attempt to bring the world of Kannada short stories to your mobile and desktop. 100% of the profits will go to support the education of school going girls in rural areas. These funds will flow through Aviratha Trust. (www.aviratha.org ) It is a unique project where both the writers of these short stories and leading artists in the field of the art and theatre contribute to bring the world of Kannada short stories closer to you.