The Tamil Department of SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur organized a one-day seminar on Novels and Films on 20th March 2018. The Seminar began with the welcome address by Dr B Jaiganesh, the Head of the Department of Tamil ensued by the presidential address by the Director of The Faculty of Science and Humanities Dr R Balasubramanian. The chief guests of the seminar Actress Rohini, Writer Bhaskar Shakthi, Writer Salma delivered their precedential address. In the Inaugural Function of the seminar the novel Kaliyugak Kizhaviyum Onaai Kuttygalum written by Dr Shantichitra and translated by Dr B Jaiganesh was launched and released. The Annual Journal Kavimaali was also released in the event.
The valedictory function of the seminar was presided over by Dr J Jothikumar, the Dean, Faculty of Science and Humanities. Aruvi Film Director Mr Arun Prabhu Purushothaman and Actor and Academician Prof C Karthikeyan delivered their special address in the valedictory function.
Films made from novels and the association and alienation between the films made on the novels and the novels themselves were the aspects which were critically analyzed and discussed in the seminar.