The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

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Lisa Ray


Cross-cultural phenomenon, Lisa is an internationally acclaimed performer, philanthropist, author and public speaker. After she was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, she chronicled her experiences in her blog, ‘The Yellow Diaries’, which led to the deeply personal memoir, ‘Close to the Bone’, published in May 2019.  Lisa was recently seen in the stage production ‘Taj’, co-starring Kabir Bedi. She will also be seen in A R Rahman’s upcoming film ’99 Songs’ and season two the Amazon Original series ‘4 Shots More Please’. She is a contributing editor for ‘Harper’s Bazaar India’ and recently signed a deal with her publisher to write three more books.


Close To The Bone

Conversations Sunday, 17th Nov 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Prithvi Theatre - Prithvi

Lisa Ray talks to Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, about her autobiography, Close to the Bone; in which she traces her nomadic existence: her entry into the Indian entertainment industry at sixteen; her relationship with her parents; her battle with eating disorders; being diagnosed with multiple myeloma at thirty-seven; her spiritual quest; and the heartaches and triumphs […]

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